Russian 2204: Syllabus
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Week 1: Sunday 01/22/17 - Saturday 01/28/17 [show/hide]
Thursday
Lesson 10, Text (these audio recordings take a while to load, be patient)
Friday
12 Chairs Interactive
Groups 1 and 2:
Watch and understand
Group 1:
Watch for detailed study
Group 2:
Watch for detailed study
Episodes 10, 11 Episode 10 Episode 11

For each film class, prepare 3 questions on the assigned episodes. In class, your questions will be answered by your classmates as part of the discussion.

Week 2: Sunday 01/29/17 - Saturday 02/04/17 [show/hide]
Monday
Lesson 10, Verbs. After correctly filling in all blanks in COLLT, your score should be 17. (Ignore the message about leaving too many questions unanswered--that's because there are 18 Lessons in the book, and you've only done Lesson 10 at this point. For notes on COLLT work, see Course Description and also the COLLT FAQ.)
Tuesday
Lesson 10, Translation
Thursday
Lesson 11, Text
Friday
12 Chairs Interactive
Groups 1 and 2:
Watch and understand
Group 1:
Watch for detailed study
Group 2:
Watch for detailed study
Episode 12
Scenes: 1, 2, 3, 4
Episode 12
Scenes: 1, 2
Episode 12
Scenes: 3, 4
Week 3: Sunday 02/05/17 - Saturday 02/11/17 [show/hide]
Monday
Lesson 11, Verbs. After correctly filling in all blanks, your score should be 72. (Ignore the message about leaving too many questions unanswered--that's because there are 18 Lessons in the book, and you've only done Lessons 10 and 11 at this point.)
Tuesday
Lesson 11, Translation
Thursday
Lesson 12, Text
Friday
12 Chairs Interactive
Groups 1 and 2:
Watch and understand
Group 1:
Watch for detailed study
Group 2:
Watch for detailed study
Episode 13
Scenes: 1, 2, 3, 4,5
Episode 13
Scenes: 1, 2,3
Episode 13
Scenes: 3, 4,5
Week 4: Sunday 02/12/17 - Saturday 02/18/17 [show/hide]
Monday
Lesson 12, Verbs. Target score: 108.
Tuesday
Lesson 12, Translation
Thursday
Mini-Videos (use these links or click the Mini-Videos link under On-line course materials)
У психиатра. Вђс нђдо расстрелїть
У психиатра. Небольшђя проблљма
У психиатра. Ї живџ не свољй жќзнью
See Course Description for directions on doing this homework.
Friday
Review Episodes 10, 11, 12, make up your own skits
Week 5: Sunday 02/19/17 - Saturday 02/25/17 [show/hide]
Monday
феврђльские канќкулы
Tuesday
феврђльские канќкулы
Thursday
Lesson 13, Text
Friday
12 Chairs Interactive
Groups 1 and 2:
Watch and understand
Group 1:
Watch for detailed study
Group 2:
Watch for detailed study
Episodes: 14, 15 Episode 14 Episode 15
Week 6: Sunday 02/26/17 - Saturday 03/04/17 [show/hide]
Monday
Lesson 13, Verbs. Target score: 157.
Tuesday
Lesson 13, Translation
Thursday
Mini-Videos
Write English translations of the videos from previous assignment and work with these new videos:
В аптеке. Мнљ нужнђ пђчка вђты
В банке. Нђм нужнђ ипотљка
В салоне красоты. Скћлько с менї?
Friday
Review Episodes 13, 14, 15, make up your own skits.
Week 7: Sunday 03/05/17 - Saturday 03/11/17 [show/hide]
Monday
Verb review class for Lessons 10 - 13. Write several (3-4) questions about anything you like, using as many verbs from both Lessons as you can. In class you will ask these questions, and your classmates will answer them. Instead of writing your questions, you may meet with a classmate and write a dialog together, then perform it in class.
Tuesday
Midterm test (Lessons 10 - 13)
Thursday
Lesson 14, Text
Friday
12 Chairs Interactive
Groups 1 and 2:
Watch and understand
Group 1:
Watch for detailed study
Group 2:
Watch for detailed study
Episode 16
Scenes: 1, 2, 3, 4
Episode 16
Scenes: 1, 2
Episode 16
Scenes: 3, 4
Week 8: Sunday 03/12/17 - Saturday 03/18/17 [show/hide]
Monday
Lesson 14, Verbs. Target score: 189.
Tuesday
Lesson 14, Translation
Thursday
Lesson 15, Text
Friday
12 Chairs Interactive
Groups 1 and 2:
Watch and understand
Group 1:
Watch for detailed study
Group 2:
Watch for detailed study
Episode 17
Scenes: 1, 2, 3
Episode 17
Scenes: 1, 2
Episode 17
Scenes: 2, 3
Week 9: Sunday 03/19/17 - Saturday 03/25/17 [show/hide]
Monday
Lesson 15, Verbs. Target score: 248.
Tuesday
Lesson 15, Translation
Thursday
Mini-Videos
Write English translations of the videos from previous assignment and work with these new videos:
В книжном магазине. По какћму шоссљ?
На войнљ. Ктћ победќл?
В библиотеке. Прозђик Фљдечкин
Friday
12 Chairs Interactive
Review Episodes:16-17, make up your own skits.
Week 10: Sunday 03/26/17 - Saturday 04/01/17 [show/hide]
Monday
Verb review class for Lessons 14 - 15 Write several (3-4) questions about anything you like, using as many verbs from both Lessons as you can. In class you will ask these questions, and your classmates will answer them. Instead of writing your questions, you may meet with a classmate and write a dialog together, then perform it in class.
Tuesday
Thursday
Lesson 16, Text
Friday
12 Chairs Interactive
Groups 1 and 2:
Watch and understand
Group 1:
Watch for detailed study
Group 2:
Watch for detailed study
Episode 18
Scenes: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Episode 18
Scenes: 1, 2, 3
Episode 18
Scenes: 4, 5, 6
Week 11: Sunday 04/02/17 - Saturday 04/08/17 [show/hide]
Monday
Весенние каникулы
Tuesday
Весенние каникулы
Thursday
Весенние каникулы
Friday
Весенние каникулы
Week 12: Sunday 04/09/17 - Saturday 04/15/17 [show/hide]
Monday
Lesson 16, Verbs. Target score: 307.
Tuesday
Lesson 16, Translation
Thursday
Lesson 17, Text
Friday
12 Chairs Interactive
Groups 1 and 2:
Watch and understand
Group 1:
Watch for detailed study
Group 2:
Watch for detailed study
Episode 19
Scene 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Episode 19
Scene 1, 2, 3
Episode 19
Scene 3, 4, 5
Week 13: Sunday 04/16/17 - Saturday 04/22/17 [show/hide]
Monday
Lesson 17, Verbs. Target score: 346.
Tuesday
Lesson 17, Translation
Thursday
Mini-Videos
Write English translations of the videos from previous assignment and work with these new videos:
В банке. Крќзис
В мастерской. ТІсяча ключљй
Великие люди. В Москвљ 7 часћв
Friday
Review Episode 18 and 19, make up your own skits.
Week 14: Sunday 04/23/17 - Saturday 04/29/17 [show/hide]
Сегћдня средђ, двђдцать шестће апрљля.
Monday
Verb review class for Lessons 16 - 17 Write several (3-4) questions about anything you like, using as many verbs from both Lessons as you can. In class you will ask these questions, and your classmates will answer them. Instead of writing your questions, you may meet with a classmate and write a dialog together, then perform it in class.
Tuesday
Internet: Read as much as you have time for; print and bring the printout to class: Враги государства Российского.
Thursday
Lesson 18, Text
Friday
12 Chairs Interactive
Groups 1 and 2:
Watch and understand
Group 1:
Watch for detailed study
Group 2:
Watch for detailed study
Episodes: 20, 21 Episodes: 20, 21 Episodes: 20, 21
Week 15: Sunday 04/30/17 - Saturday 05/06/17 [show/hide]
Monday
Review Episodes: 19-21, make up your own skits.
Tuesday
Lesson 18, Translation
Thursday
Friday
Review Episodes for the entire semester(10-21), make up your own skits.
Week 16: Sunday 05/07/17 - Saturday 05/13/17 [show/hide]
Monday
Review Verb exercises for the entire semester. Write several (3-4) questions about anything you like, using as many verbs from both Lessons as you can. In class you will ask these questions, and your classmates will answer them. Instead of writing your questions, you may meet with a classmate and write a dialog together, then perform it in class.
Tuesday
Review Translation exercises for the entire semester. Bring sentences to translate, with issues you still find bothersome.
 
 
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