RUSSA2204 Course Syllabus in the Russian Language Program at Cornell University
Russian 2204: Syllabus
Week 1: Sunday 01/19/13 - Saturday 01/25/13
Monday
No assignment. In class, Internet: Обрусение Жерара
Tuesday
Lesson 10, Text (these audio recordings take a while to load, be patient)
Thursday
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.

Friday
Lesson 10, Verbs. After correctly filling in all blanks, 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.)
Week 2: Sunday 01/26/13 - Saturday 02/01/13
Monday
Lesson 10, Translation
Tuesday
Lesson 11, Text
Thursday
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
Friday
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.)
Week 3: Sunday 02/02/13 - Saturday 02/08/13
Monday
Lesson 11, Translation
Tuesday
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.
Thursday
Review Episodes 10, 11, 12, make up your own skits
Friday
Verb review class
Week 4: Sunday 02/09/13 - Saturday 02/15/13
Monday
Internet: Read as much as you have time for; print and bring your printout to class: Трудно быть зятем.
Tuesday
Lesson 12, Text
Thursday
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
Episode 13
Scenes: 1, 2
Episode 13
Scenes: 3, 4
Friday
Lesson 12, Verbs. Target score: 108.
Week 5: Sunday 02/16/13 - Saturday 02/22/13
Monday
Lesson 12, Translation
Tuesday
Lesson 13, Text
Thursday
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
Friday
Lesson 13, Verbs
Week 6: Sunday 02/23/13 - Saturday 03/01/13
Monday
Lesson 13, Translation
Tuesday
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?
Thursday
Review Episodes 13, 14, 15, make up your own skits
Friday
Verb review class
Week 7: Sunday 03/02/13 - Saturday 03/08/13
Monday
Midterm test
Tuesday
Lesson 14, Text
Thursday
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
Friday
Lesson 14, Verbs
Week 8: Sunday 03/09/13 - Saturday 03/15/13
Monday
Lesson 14, Translation
Tuesday
Lesson 15, Text
Thursday
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
Friday
Lesson 15, Verbs
Week 9: Sunday 03/16/13 - Saturday 03/22/13
Monday
Весенние каникулы
Tuesday
Весенние каникулы
Thursday
Весенние каникулы
Friday
Весенние каникулы
Week 10: Sunday 03/23/13 - Saturday 03/29/13
Monday
Lesson 15, Translation
Tuesday
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
Thursday
12 Chairs Interactive
Review Episodes:16-17, make up your own skits
Friday
Verb review class
Week 11: Sunday 03/30/13 - Saturday 04/05/13
Monday
Tuesday
Lesson 16, Text
Thursday
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
Friday
Lesson 16, Verbs
Week 12: Sunday 04/06/13 - Saturday 04/12/13
Monday
Lesson 16, Translation
Tuesday
Lesson 17, Text
Thursday
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
Friday
Lesson 17, Verbs
Week 13: Sunday 04/13/13 - Saturday 04/19/13
Monday
Lesson 17, Translation
Tuesday
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
Thursday
Review Episode 18 and 19, make up your own skits
Friday
Verb review class
Week 14: Sunday 04/20/13 - Saturday 04/26/13
Monday
Internet: Read as much as you have time for; print and bring the prinbtout to class: Враги государства Российского. (Skip the part of «План Даллеса» that is dispayed if you click the РАЗВЕРНУТЬ link.)
Tuesday
Lesson 18, Text
Thursday
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
Friday
Verb review class
Week 15: Sunday 04/27/13 - Saturday 05/03/13
Monday
Lesson 18, Translation
Tuesday
Thursday
Review Episodes: 19-21, make up your own skits.
Friday
Verb Review.