Class theme/topics discussed:
Computers vocabulary. Russian Internet

How did you pick this theme or topic?
The skill of using Internet in Russian seems very important to me.

How did you present the material? (handouts, group work, general discussion, student presentations, etc.)
Handouts, general discussion, practice online.

How did students react?
They enjoyed the class, though the task was challenging for them.
Did they engage with each other and you?

What materials or media did you use? (articles, satellite tv, digital projector, etc.)
Handouts, a computer with Internet connection for each student.
Please attach a copy. A handout from В Пути, p. 86 “Как пользоваться компьютером”.

Would you recommend this activity for a future class?
Why or why not?
Students get practice in using Russian web-sites, they learn to choose correct search terms, and they also get exposed to real language environment.

Advanced Russian
Lesson 10
September 30, 2010

1. News of the day – 5 min.

2. Handout – Как пользоваться компьютером (vocab review)

3. Students are divided into two teams and given several questions (like:
– адрес кинотеатра «Художественный» в СПб
– какой это кинотеатр (сколько залов, какие есть кафе, какие часы работы…)
– что идет в кинотеатре «Художественный» 3 октября?\
– сколько стоит билет?
They have 25 minutes to find all the requested info.

4. Students present their results.