Class theme/topics discussed:
Advertising/ Commercials – continued

How did you pick this theme or topic? cont’d previous class

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

How did students react?
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.

Would you recommend this activity for a future class?
Why or why not?
It encourages spontaneous speech in the target language.

Intermediate Russian
Lesson 6
February 3, 2011


Students create a script for a commercial –
– pick a product to advertise;
– decide on the plot and characters;
– create a list of props needed;
– fill out a story frame (i.e. discuss the filming itself: angle, takes, etc. and draw a scheme of each take in a table).