Russian 1122: Syllabus
Be sure to read, at the top of the Course Description (link at the top of this page), about the difference between 1121 and this course.
Week 1: Sunday 01/22/17 - Saturday 01/28/17 [show/hide]
Wednesday
no homework (in class: What I Saw; Les. 51, 52)
Thursday
Read in Beginning Russian: Les. 51, 52
Self-Test Quiz to Lessons 51, 52 in COLLT. Target score (restarted this semester): 18. For notes on COLLT work, see Course Description and also the COLLT FAQ.
Read in What I Saw: Вокзал (p. 5, 3 paragraphs)
Write: Les. 51 Ex. 3, Les. 52 Ex. 4
Friday
Review in Beginning Russian: Les. 51 Ex. 3, Les. 52 Ex. 1
Record in WAL: Les. 51
Memorize: Les. 52 Ex. 3
Week 2: Sunday 01/29/17 - Saturday 02/04/17 [show/hide]
Monday
Watch and understand: Crime and Punishment: Crime 1 (all scenes), Crime 2 (all scenes)
Write an English summary of: Crime 1 (all scenes), Crime 2 (all scenes)
Practice: Crime 1: Exercises 2 (2.1, 2.3); Role Playing; Discussion.
Prepare your three questions.
Tuesday
Watch and understand: Crime and Punishment: Crime 3 (all scenes); Crime 4 (all scenes)
Write an English summary of: Crime 3 (all scenes); Crime 4 (all scenes)
Practice: Crime 3: Exercises 1 (1.1, 1.2); Role Playing; Discussion.
Crime 4: Role Playing; Discussion.
Prepare your three questions. Be prepared for the vocabulary quiz.
Wednesday
Read in Beginning Russian: Les. 53
Self-Test Quiz to Lesson 53 in COLLT. Target score: 27
Read in What I Saw: Вокзал (p. 5, to the end of the section)
Write: Les. 53 Ex. 5
Thursday
Read in Beginning Russian: Les. 54, 55
Self-Test Quiz to Lessons 54, 55 in COLLT. Target score: 51
Read in What I Saw: Какая платформа (p. 6; one-third of the page)
Write: Les. 54 Ex. 4, Les. 55 Ex. 5
Friday
Review in Beginning Russian: Les. 53 Ex. 1, Les. 54 Ex. 1, Les. 55 Ex. 2
Record in WAL: Les. 53, Les. 55
Memorize: Les. 54 Ex. 2
Week 3: Sunday 02/05/17 - Saturday 02/11/17 [show/hide]
Monday
Watch and understand: Tavern: The Tavern 1 (all scenes)
Write an English summary of: The Tavern 1 (all scenes)
Practice: The Tavern 1: Exercise 1 (1.1,); Role Playing; Discussion. Prepare your three questions.
Tuesday
Watch and understand: Tavern: The Tavern 2 (all scenes)
Write an English summary of: The Tavern 2 (all scenes)
Practice: Tavern: The Tavern 2, Exercises 1 (1.1, 1.2); Role Playing; Discussion. Prepare your three questions. Be prepared for the vocabulary quiz.
Wednesday
Read in Beginning Russian: Les. 56; Les. 58 (Les. 57 is assigned for the next day)
Self-Test Quiz to Lesson 56, 58 in COLLT. Target score: 74
Read in What I Saw: Какая платформа (p. 6; to the end of the section on p. 7)
Write: Les. 56: 5
Thursday
Read in Beginning Russian: Les. 57, GR VII on pp. 135-136
Self-Test Quiz to Lessons 57 in COLLT. Target score: 96
Read in What I Saw: Как я потерялся (p. 7; half of the section)
Write: Les. 58: 5 (yes, Lesson 58 Exercise 5)
Friday
Review in Beginning Russian: Les. 56: 1, 57: 1, 58: 3 (optional)
Record in WAL: Les. 56, 58
Memorize: Les. 56 Ex. 2
Week 4: Sunday 02/12/17 - Saturday 02/18/17 [show/hide]
Monday
Watch and understand: Tavern: The Tavern 3 (all scenes)
Write an English summary of: The Tavern 3 (all scenes)
Practice: Tavern: The Tavern 3 Exercises 2 (2.1, 2.2); Exercise 3 (3.1); Role Playing; Discussion. Prepare your three questions.
Tuesday
Watch and understand: Tavern: The Tavern 4
Write an English summary of: The Tavern 4
Practice: Tavern: The Tavern 4, Exercises 2 (2.1, 2.2, 2.3); Role Playing; Discussion. Prepare your three questions. Be prepared for the vocabulary quiz.
Wednesday
Read in Beginning Russian: Les. 59, Les 60
Self-Test Quiz to Lessons 59, 60 in COLLT. Target score: 135.
Read in What I Saw: Как я потерялся (p. 7; to the end of the section on p. 8)
Write: Les. 60 Ex. 4
Thursday
Read in Beginning Russian: Les. 61, 62
Self-Test Quiz to Lessons 61, 62 in COLLT. Target score: 160.
Read in What I Saw: Как я нашелся (p. 8)
Write: Les. 61 Ex. 4
Friday
Review in Beginning Russian: Les. 60 Ex. 2; Les. 61 Ex. 1; Les. 62 Ex. 3.
Record in WAL: Les. 59, 62
Memorize: Les. 59 Ex. 1
Week 5: Sunday 02/19/17 - Saturday 02/25/17 [show/hide]
Monday
Канќкулы
Tuesday
Канќкулы
Wednesday
Read in Beginning Russian: Les. 63, 64
Self-Test Quiz to Lessons 63, 64 in COLLT. Target score: 188.
Read in What I Saw: Вагон (pp. 7-8)
Write: Les 64 Ex. 5 (write the sentences in full)
Thursday
Read in Beginning Russian: Les. 65, 66
Self-Test Quiz to Lessons 65, 66 in COLLT. Target score: 210.
Read in What I Saw: Собачка Инзол (p. 9; half of the section)
Write: Les. 65 Ex. 3
Friday
Review in Beginning Russian: Les. 63 Ex. 3; Les. 64 Ex. 4; Les. 65 Ex. 1
Record in WAL: Les. 63, 66
Memorize: Les. 63 Ex. 2
Week 6: Sunday 02/26/17 - Saturday 03/04/17 [show/hide]
Monday
Watch and understand: The Tavern: The Tavern 5 (all scenes)
Write an English summary of: The Tavern 5 (all scenes)
Practice: The Tavern: The Tavern 5, Exercises 4, (4.1, 4.2); Role Playing; Discussion. Prepare your three questions.
Tuesday
Watch and understand: The Tavern: The Tavern 6, The Tavern 7, The Tavern 8 (all scenes)
Write an English summary of: The Tavern 6, The Tavern 7, The Tavern 8 (all scenes)
Practice: The Tavern: The Tavern 6, Exercise 2, Exercise 4; Role Playing; Discussion. The Tavern 7, Exercise 6; Role Playing; Discussion. The Tavern 8, Role Playing; Discussion. Prepare your three questions. Be prepared for the vocabulary quiz.
Wednesday
Read in Beginning Russian: Les. 67, 68
Self-Test Quiz to Lesson 67, 68 in COLLT. Target score:233.
Read in What I Saw: Собачка Инзол (p. 9-10; to the end of the section)
Write: Les. 67 Ex. 3 (write the last two speeches of the dialog with all substitutions)
Thursday
Read in Beginning Russian: Les. 69, 70
Self-Test Quiz to Lessons 69, 70 in COLLT. Target score: 261.
Read in What I Saw: Как мы поехали (p. 10)
Write: Les. 69. Ex. 2 (omit the first speech--П's--and write the other three speeches, 24 sentences total)
Friday
Review in Beginning Russian: Les. 67 Ex. 1, Les. 68 Ex. 1, Les. 70 Ex. 4
Record in WAL: Les. 67, 70
Memorize: Les. 69 Ex. 2
Week 7: Sunday 03/05/17 - Saturday 03/11/17 [show/hide]
Monday
Watch and understand: Walking Around Moscow: A Walk 1 (all scenes).
Write an English summary of: A walk 1 (all scenes)
Practice: A Walk 1, Exercises 1 (1, 2, 3); Exercises 5. (1, 2); Role Playing; Discussion. Prepare your three questions.
Tuesday
Watch and understand: Walking Around Moscow: A Walk 2 (all scenes).
Write an English summary of: A walk 2 (all scenes)
Practice: A Walk 2, Exercises 1 (1.1.2, 2); Exercises 2. (2.1, 2.2); Role Playing; Discussion. Prepare your three questions. Be prepared for the vocabulary quiz.
Wednesday
Read in Beginning Russian: Les. 71, 72
Self-Test Quiz to Lessons 71, 72 in COLLT. Target score: 299.
Read in What I Saw: skip to, and read, Как поезд остановили (half of the section)
Write: Les. 72 Ex. 3 SPEED TEST (write complete sentences)
Thursday
Read in Beginning Russian: Les. 73, 74
Self-Test Quiz to Lessons 73, 74 in COLLT. Target score: 342.
Read in What I Saw: Как мы спать легли
Write: Les. 74 Ex. 4

Оptional: watch these videos to see today's big-city supermarkets in Russia:
Гдљ молћчный отдљл?
Где касса?
Ї к вђм попћзже зайдџ

Friday
Review in Beginning Russian: Les. 71 Ex. 3, 4; Les. 72 Ex. 3; Les. 73 Ex. 1
Record in WAL: Les. 72, 73
Memorize: Les. 74 Ex. 3
Week 8: Sunday 03/12/17 - Saturday 03/18/17 [show/hide]
Monday
Watch and understand: Walking Around Moscow: A Walk 3 (all scenes); A Walk 4 (all scenes).
Write an English summary of: A walk 3 (all scenes); A Walk 4 (all scenes)
Practice: A Walk 3, A Walk 4: Exercises 2 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5); Role Playing; Discussion. Prepare your three questions.
Tuesday
Watch and understand: Walking Around Moscow: A Walk 5 (all scenes); A Walk 6 (all scenes)
Write an English summary of: A walk 5 (all scenes); A Walk 6 (all scenes)
Practice: A Walk 5, Exercises 3 (1); Exercises 4. (1, 2); Role Playing; Discussion. Prepare your three questions. Be prepared for the vocabulary quiz.
Wednesday
Read in Beginning Russian: Les. 75, 76
Self-Test Quiz to Lessons 75, 76 in COLLT. Target score: 369.
Read in What I Saw: Как нам кофе принесли (pp.13-14; the first half of the section)
Write: Les. 76 Ex. 3 (10 substitutions only)
Thursday
Read in Beginning Russian: Les. 77, 78
Self-Test Quiz to Lessons 77, 78 in COLLT. Target score: 398.
Read in What I Saw: Мы приехали (pp. 15-16)
Write: Les. 78 Ex. 2 (write the questions and the last speech of the dialog as the response)
Friday
Review in Beginning Russian: Les. 76 Ex. 1; Les. 77 Ex. 3; Les. 78 Ex. 1
Record in WAL: Les. 75, 78
Memorize: Les. 77 Ex. 2
Week 9: Sunday 03/19/17 - Saturday 03/25/17 [show/hide]
Monday
Watch and understand: The Courier: The Courier 1 (all scenes)
Write an English summary of: The Courier 1 (all scenes)
Practice: The Courier 1, Exercises 5 (5.1, 5.2); Role Playing; Discussion. Prepare your three questions.
Memorize: The Courier 1; Scene 6.
Tuesday
Watch and understand: The Courier: The Courier 2 (all scenes)
Write an English summary of: The Courier 2 (all scenes)
Practice: The Courier 2, Exercises 2 (2.1,); The Courier 2, Exercises 8 (8.1, 8.2). Role Playing; Discussion. Prepare your three questions. Be prepared for the vocabulary quiz.
Wednesday
Read in Beginning Russian: Les. 79, 80
Self-Test Quiz to Lessons 79, 80 in COLLT. Target score: 416.
Read in What I Saw: Какое такси (pp. 18-19; read as much as you have time for)
Write: Les. 80 Ex. 1 SPEED TEST (write complete sentences)
Thursday
Read in Beginning Russian: Les. 81, 82
Self-Test Quiz to Lessons 81, 82 in COLLT. Target score: 433.
Read in What I Saw: Как в Москве на улицах (pp. 19-20; read as much as you have time for)
Write: Les. 82 Ex. 3 (write complete sentences)
Record in WAL: Les. 81
Friday
Review in Beginning Russian: Les. 79 Ex. 1; Les. 80 Ex. 1; Les. 81 Ex. 1; Les. 82 Ex. 1
Record in WAL: Les. 79, 82
Memorize: Les. 81 Ex. 2
Week 10: Sunday 03/26/17 - Saturday 04/01/17 [show/hide]
Monday
Watch and understand: The Courier: The Courier 3 (all scenes)
Write an English summary of: The Courier 3 (all scenes)
Practice: The Courier 3; Exercises 1 (1.1, 1.2); Role Playing; Discussion. Prepare your three questions.
Tuesday
Watch and understand: The Courier: The Courier 4 (all scenes)
Write an English summary of: The Courier 4 (all scenes)
Practice: The Courier 4; Exercises 2 (2.1, 2.2); Exercises 7 (7.1); Role Playing; Discussion. Prepare your three questions. Be prepared for a vocabulary quiz.
Memorize: The Courier 4; Scene 2
Wednesday
Read in Beginning Russian: Les. 83, 84
Self-Test Quiz to Lessons 83, 84 in COLLT. Target score: 467.
Read in What I Saw: Светофор (pp. 20-21; read as much as you have time for)
Write: Les. 84 Ex. 2 SPEED DRILL (write complete sentences)
Thursday
Read in Beginning Russian: Les. 85, 86, pp. 203-205
Self-Test Quiz to Lessons 85, 86 in COLLT. Target score: 507.
Read in What I Saw: Мы приехали в гостиницу «Москва» (pp. 21-22)
Write: Les. 86 Ex. 3
Friday
Review in Beginning Russian: Les. 83 Ex. 1; Les. 84 Ex. 2; Les. 85 Ex. 2; Les. 86 Ex. 1
Record in WAL: Les. 83, 86
Memorize: Les. 85 Ex. 3
Week 11: Sunday 04/02/17 - Saturday 04/08/17 [show/hide]
Monday
Канќкулы
Tuesday
Канќкулы
Wednesday
Канќкулы
Thursday
Канќкулы
Friday
Канќкулы
Week 12: Sunday 04/09/17 - Saturday 04/15/17 [show/hide]
Monday
Watch and understand: The Courier: The Courier 5 (all scenes)
Write an English summary of: The Courier 5 (all scenes)
Practice: The Courier 5; Exercises 1 (1.1, 1.2, 1.3); Role Playing; Discussion. Prepare your three questions.
Tuesday
Watch and understand: The Courier: The Courier 6 (all scenes);The Courier 7 (all scenes)
Write an English summary of: Courier 6 (all scenes);The Courier 7 (all scenes)
Practice: The Courier 6; Exercises 4 (4.1); Role Playing; Discussion; The Courier 7; Role Playing; Discussion. Prepare your three questions. Be prepared for a vocabulary quiz.
Memorize: The Courier 7; Scene 2
Wednesday
Read in Beginning Russian: Les. 87, 88
Self-Test Quiz to Lessons 87, 88 in COLLT. Target score: 541.
Read in What I Saw: Как в гостинице. Башни (pp. 22-23; read as much as you have time for)
Write: Les. 87 Ex. 2 SPEED TEST (write complete sentences)
Thursday
Read in Beginning Russian: Les. 89, 90
Self-Test Quiz to Lessons 89, 90 in COLLT. Target score: 562.
Read in What I Saw: Башни (pp. 23-24; to the end of the section)
Write: Les. 89 Ex. 4; Les. 90 Ex. 4
Friday
Review in Beginning Russian: Les. 87 Ex. 2; Les. 88 Ex. 1, 2; Les. 90 Ex. 3
Record in WAL: Les. 88, 89
Memorize: Les. 87 Ex. 3
Week 13: Sunday 04/16/17 - Saturday 04/22/17 [show/hide]
Monday
Watch and understand: Moscow Doesn't Believe in Tears: Moscow 1 (scenes 1-7)
Write an English summary of: Moscow 1 (scenes 1-7)
Practice: Moscow 1 (scenes 1-7); Exercises 2 (2.1, 2.2,); Exercises 5 (5.1); Role Playing; Discussion. Prepare your three questions.
Tuesday
Watch and understand: Moscow Doesn't Believe in Tears: Moscow 1 (scenes 8 - 12)
Write an English summary of: Moscow 1 (scenes 8 - 12)
Practice: (try to memorize) Moscow 1 (scenes 8-12); Exercises 8 (8.1); Exercises 12 (12.1, 12.2); Role Playing; Discussion. Prepare your three questions. Be prepared for the vocabulary quiz.
Wednesday
Read in Beginning Russian: Les. 91, 92
Self-Test Quiz to Lessons 91, 92 in COLLT. Target score: 595.
Read in What I Saw: Какой номер (p. 24)
Write: Les. 91 Ex. 4 (write only the last sentence of the dialog, with all substitutions)
Thursday
Read in Beginning Russian: Les. 93, 94, pp. 216, 217
Self-Test Quiz to Lessons 93, 94 in COLLT. Target score: 632.
Read in What I Saw: Как я купался и что потом сделал (p. 24; read as much as you have time for)
Write: Les. 93 Ex. 4 (write only the first two sentences of the dialog, with all substitutions)
Friday
Read in Beginning Russian: Les. 93 Ex. 3, Les. 94 Ex. 1, 2
Record in WAL: Les. 92, 94
Memorize: Les. 92 Ex. 1
Week 14: Sunday 04/23/17 - Saturday 04/29/17 [show/hide]
Сегћдня понедљльник, двђдцать четвёртое апрљля.
Monday
Watch and understand: Moscow Doesn't Believe in Tears: Moscow 1 (scenes 1-5)
Write an English summary of: Moscow 1 (scenes 1-5)
Practice: Moscow 2 (scenes 1-5); Exercises 4 (4.1, 4.2,); Exercises 5 (5.1); Role Playing; Discussion; Prepare your three questions
Tuesday
Watch and understand: Moscow Doesn't Believe in Tears: Moscow 2 (scenes 6 - 12)
Write an English summary of: Moscow 2 (scenes 6 - 12)
Practice: (try to memorize) Moscow 2 (scenes 6-12); Exercises 6 (6.1); Exercises 8 (8.1, 8.2); Role Playing; Discussion. Prepare your three questions.p Be prepared for the vocabulary quiz.
Wednesday
Read in Beginning Russian: Les. 95, 96, p. 218
Self-Test Quiz to Lessons 95, 96 in COLLT. Target score: 656.
Read in What I Saw: Как мы пили чай и про звонок (pp. 25-26)
Write: Les. 96 Ex. 2
Thursday
Read in Beginning Russian: Les. 97, 98
Self-Test Quiz to Lessons 97, 98 in COLLT. Target score: 677.
Read in What I Saw: Красная площадь (p. 26; read as much as you have time for)
Write: Les. 97 Ex. 4
Friday
Review in Beginning Russian: Les. 95 Ex. 3, Les. 96 Ex. 2; Les. 97 Ex. 1
Record in WAL: Les. 95, 98
Memorize: Les. 98 Ex. 1
Week 15: Sunday 04/30/17 - Saturday 05/06/17 [show/hide]
Monday
Watch and understand: Moscow Doesn't Believe in Tears: Moscow 3 (all scenes)
Write an English summary of: Moscow 3 (all scenes)
Practice: Moscow 3; Exercises 11 (11.1, 11.2,); Role Playing; Discussion. Prepare your three questions.
Tuesday
Watch and understand: Moscow Doesn't Believe in Tears: Moscow 4 (all scenes); Moscow 5 (all scenes)
Write an English summary of: Moscow 4 (all scenes); Moscow 5 (all scenes)
Practice: Moscow 4, scene 3 Ex. 1, see the detailed assignment.
Wednesday
Read in Beginning Russian: Les. 99, 100
Self-Test Quiz to Lessons 99, 100 in COLLT. Target score: 706.
Read in What I Saw: Красная площадь (сколько можете)
Write: Les. 99 Ex. 4
Thursday
Read in Beginning Russian: Les. 101, 102
Self-Test Quiz to Lessons 101, 102 in COLLT. Target score: 728.
Read in What I Saw: Красная площадь (до конца)
Write: Les. 101 Ex. 2
Friday
Review in Beginning Russian: Les. 100 Ex. 3; Les. 101 3; Les. 102 Ex. 1 (including the Word Study sections!)
Record in WAL: Les. 100, 101
Memorize: Les. 99 Ex. 1
Week 16: Sunday 05/07/17 - Saturday 05/13/17 [show/hide]
Monday
Watch and review: Any film that was covered this semester.
Prepare a skit: Working with another student from your 1122 section, select any scene(s) from the film that you chose to review, memorize the dialog, and be prepared to perform it in class. You may write your own skits or make changes in the dialog and the story, if you like, but keep the vocabulary close to the original.
Tuesday
Watch and review: Any film that was covered this semester.
Prepare a skit: Working with another student from your 1122 section, select any scene(s) from the film that you chose to review, memorize the dialog, and be prepared to perform it in class. You may write your own skits or make changes in the dialog and the story, if you like, but keep the vocabulary close to the original.
Wednesday
Grammar review for the entire semester. Look over your written homework to see what issues remain unclear to you.