Language and Section: Russian; RUSS011-PO11

Date: 29 November 2011

Class theme/topics discussed: Sports

Goal of the class: to get the student to learn names of different sports and terms for discussing soccer

Structure of the class (unless you attach your lesson plan below):

Lesson Plan attached

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

Laptop, TV set

What worked well in this class? What did not work?

The plan worked very well. The student loved the topic because he’s interested in sports and does sports a lot. He especially loved the last activity, where he should have commented the clip from a cartoon about soccer. It was fun!

How could this class be improved/ modified?

I had only one student in this class, so it was fine, that I asked him so many questions about sports (we discussed everything within 20 minutes). Probably, if it’s a bigger group, there wouldn’t be enough time to discuss everything, so it’s better to lessen number of questions then and choose those which are more personal. Also, while discussing controversial questions, it might be more interesting to divide the class into 2 groups “for” and “against” and ask them to think of as many arguments as possible.

Please attach your lesson plan and handouts for this class below – if you used any.