Class theme/topics discussed:
Role-play activity: words for arguing.

How did you pick this theme or topic? n/a
How did you present the material? (handouts, group work, general discussion, student presentations, etc.)
Handouts, role play.

How did students react?
They enjoyed the activity and asked to have it again some time.
Did they engage with each other and you?

What materials or media did you use? (articles, satellite tv, digital projector, etc.)
Please attach a copy.
Lesson 24_April 14_Role Play Ситуация накаляется

Would you recommend this activity for a future class?
Why or why not?
It exposes students to informal language and brings in an entertaining component to class.

Intermediate Russian
Lesson 24
April 14, 2011

1. Warm-up: news of the day.

Question on the board: Что (кто) вам больше всего надоел(о)? Почему?

Introduce the expression – мне/ тебе/ ему/ нам надоел(-о/-а/-и) …
Students discuss/ ask each other/ share opinions.

2. Role-play activity: Ситуация накаляется! (expression on the board, + explain the usage)

Distribute the handout. Students read out short descriptions and act them out. Point out that they should use expressions indicated in the text! Explain the meaning if necessary.