Language Resident Name: Mykyta Tyshchenko

Day and Date: Monday, 01.22.2018

Language and Level: Russian, Intermediate

Class theme/topics discussed: Holiday and travelling experience

Goal of the class: share holiday stories, start the discussion of the travel topic, practice listening and creative writing skills

How did you structure the class?

  1. Greetings, general questions etc. – 5 min
  2. Creating a word cloud: What is travelling for you? Students take turns writing the words (at least 3) they associate with travelling on the blackboard. After the cloud is done, the students and the LR explain to the class their word choice. – 25 min
  3. Talking about the break: Speed dating. The students are given a list of suggested questions connected with travelling and the winter break. They rotate in the class so that they can ask questions every student. Every turn lasts for only 1 minute. (handout 1) – 30 min

 What technology, media or props did you use? (internet resources, playmobiles, handouts, etc.)


Handout 1.

  1. Как прошли твои каникулы (break)?
  2. Куда ты ездил/ездила?
  3. Какое было самое интересное событие (event)?
  4. Были ли у тебя проблемы во время путешествий (travels)?
  5. Какие праздники (holidays) ты праздновал/праздновала?
  6. Какие фильмы ты посмотрел/посмотрела на каникулах?
  7. Ты рад/рада (glad) вернуться в колледж?