RUSSA1104-101 Course Syllabus in the Russian Language Program at Cornell University
Russian 1104: Syllabus
Week 1: Sunday 01/24/16 - Saturday 01/30/16 [show/hide]
Wednesday
No class: see above about this being a TBA course. The days and times for this class will be chosen at the organizational meeting, see our Welcome page, Current Announcements. Come to the meeting, and be sure to bring your schedule.
Week 2: Sunday 01/31/16 - Saturday 02/06/16 [show/hide]
Tuesday
Read, analyze, and do substitutions in Глава 25. В Россию. Диалоги 1, 3, 9, 11.

Write and bring to class your own 2-line dialog. Do your best to use the grammar and vocabulary that you have learned from this chapter.

Wednesday
Read, analyze, and do substitutions in Глава 26. Обмен валюты. Диалоги 7, 8, 12.

Write and bring to class your own 2-line dialog. Do your best to use the grammar and vocabulary that you have learned this week.

Week 3: Sunday 02/07/16 - Saturday 02/13/16 [show/hide]
Tuesday
Read, analyze, and do substitutions in Глава 29. Уличные киоски. Диалоги 2, 3, 7.

Write and bring to class your own 2-line dialog. Do your best to use the grammar and vocabulary that you have learned this week.

Wednesday
Read, analyze, and do substitutions in Глава 30. Сувениры. Диалоги 3, 6, 10.

Write and bring to class your own 2-line dialog. Do your best to use the grammar and vocabulary that you have learned this week.

Week 4: Sunday 02/14/16 - Saturday 02/20/16 [show/hide]
Tuesday
Канќкулы
Wednesday
Read, analyze, and do substitutions in Глава 31. Телефон-автомат. Диалоги 4, 5, 6.

Write and bring to class your own 2-line dialog. Do your best to use the grammar and vocabulary that you have learned this week.

Week 5: Sunday 02/21/16 - Saturday 02/27/16 [show/hide]
Tuesday
Read, analyze, and do substitutions in Глава 32. Разговор по телефону 1. Диалоги 1, 4, 6.

Write and bring to class your own 2-line dialog. Do your best to use the grammar and vocabulary that you have learned this week.

Wednesday
Read, analyze, and do substitutions in Глава 33. Разговор по телефону 2. Диалоги 3, 5, 7.

Write and bring to class your own 2-line dialog. Do your best to use the grammar and vocabulary that you have learned this week.

Week 6: Sunday 02/28/16 - Saturday 03/05/16 [show/hide]
Tuesday
Read, analyze, and do substitutions in Глава 34. Почта. Диалоги 2, 5, 9.

Write and bring to class your own 2-line dialog. Do your best to use the grammar and vocabulary that you have learned this week.

Wednesday
Read, analyze, and do substitutions in Глава 37. Спорт. Диалоги 2, 3, 4.

Write and bring to class your own 2-line dialog. Do your best to use the grammar and vocabulary that you have learned this week.

Week 7: Sunday 03/06/16 - Saturday 03/12/16 [show/hide]
Tuesday
Read, analyze, and do substitutions in Глава 38. Куда пойти поесть? Диалоги 2, 3, 4

Write and bring to class your own 2-line dialog. Do your best to use the grammar and vocabulary that you have learned this week..

Wednesday
Read, analyze, and do substitutions in Глава 38. Куда пойти поесть? Диалоги 5,6,11.

Write and bring to class your own 2-line dialog. Do your best to use the grammar and vocabulary that you have learned this week.

Week 8: Sunday 03/13/16 - Saturday 03/19/16 [show/hide]
Tuesday
Read, analyze, and do substitutions in Глава 39. Продуктовый магазин. Диалоги 1, 3, 6.

Write and bring to class your own 2-line dialog. Do your best to use the grammar and vocabulary that you have learned this week.

Wednesday
Read, analyze, and do substitutions in Глава 39. Продуктовый магазин. Диалоги 8, 9, 10.

Write and bring to class your own 2-line dialog. Do your best to use the grammar and vocabulary that you have learned this week.

Week 9: Sunday 03/20/16 - Saturday 03/26/16 [show/hide]
Tuesday
Read, analyze, and do substitutions in Глава 40. Книги, музыка. Диалоги 2, 3, 12.

Write and bring to class your own 2-line dialog. Do your best to use the grammar and vocabulary that you have learned this week.

Wednesday
Read, analyze, and do substitutions in Глава 41. Кино, театр. Диалоги 2, 3, 4.

Write and bring to class your own 2-line dialog. Do your best to use the grammar and vocabulary that you have learned this week.

Week 10: Sunday 03/27/16 - Saturday 04/02/16 [show/hide]
Tuesday
Канќкулы
Wednesday
Канќкулы
Week 11: Sunday 04/03/16 - Saturday 04/09/16 [show/hide]
Tuesday
Read, analyze, and do substitutions in Глава 41. Кино, театр. Диалоги 8, 9, 10.

Write and bring to class your own 2-line dialog. Do your best to use the grammar and vocabulary that you have learned this week.

Wednesday
Read, analyze, and do substitutions in Глава 42. На рынке. Диалоги 1, 2, 4.

Write and bring to class your own 2-line dialog. Do your best to use the grammar and vocabulary that you have learned this week.

Week 12: Sunday 04/10/16 - Saturday 04/16/16 [show/hide]
Tuesday
Read, analyze, and do substitutions in Глава 42. На рынке. Диалоги 7, 10, 11.

Write and bring to class your own 2-line dialog. Do your best to use the grammar and vocabulary that you have learned this week.

Wednesday
Read, analyze, and do substitutions in Глава 36. Университет. Диалоги 1, 3, 4.

Write and bring to class your own 2-line dialog. Do your best to use the grammar and vocabulary that you have learned this week.

Week 13: Sunday 04/17/16 - Saturday 04/23/16 [show/hide]
Tuesday
Read, analyze, and do substitutions in Глава 43. Приезжайте в гости. Диалоги 4, 5, 8.

Write and bring to class your own 2-line dialog. Do your best to use the grammar and vocabulary that you have learned this week.

Wednesday
Read, analyze, and do substitutions in Глава 44. Как туда проехать? Диалоги 1, 4, 5.

Write and bring to class your own 2-line dialog. Do your best to use the grammar and vocabulary that you have learned this week.

Week 14: Sunday 04/24/16 - Saturday 04/30/16 [show/hide]
Tuesday
Read, analyze, and do substitutions in Глава 44. Как туда проехать? Диалоги 7, 9, 10.

Write and bring to class your own 2-line dialog. Do your best to use the grammar and vocabulary that you have learned this week.

Wednesday
Read, analyze, and do substitutions in Глава 45. Как туда пройти? Диалоги 4, 9, 11.

Write and bring to class your own 2-line dialog. Do your best to use the grammar and vocabulary that you have learned this week.

Week 15: Sunday 05/01/16 - Saturday 05/07/16 [show/hide]
Tuesday
Read, analyze, and do substitutions in Глава 46. Визит в гости. Семья. Диалоги 2, 5, 6.

Write and bring to class your own 2-line dialog. Do your best to use the grammar and vocabulary that you have learned this week.

Wednesday
Read, analyze, and do substitutions in Глава 46. Визит в гости. Семья. Диалог 9
Bring pictures of your family or friends and prepare to discuss them in class.

Write and bring to class your own 2-line dialog. Do your best to use the grammar and vocabulary that you have learned this week.

Week 16: Sunday 05/08/16 - Saturday 05/14/16 [show/hide]
Tuesday
With your classmates, in pairs or in small groups, write, memorize, and prepare to act out a skit, at least four lines per actor. Use the vocabulary that you have learned in your Russian courses, pay attention to your pronunciation, and show your best grammar. Before rehearsing and memorizing your skit, email your initial draft to the instructor for editing.
Wednesday
Prepare to discuss your plans for the rest of the school year and for the summer; we will also play games; sing songs; ask and answer questions; and eat some сушки, not to confuse those with суши!