Russian 2204: Syllabus
Week 1: Sunday 01/23/22 - Saturday 01/29/22 [show/hide]
Monday
No homework. In class we’ll talk about your winter break.
Tuesday
No homework. In class: review of deverbal forms.
Thursday
Lesson 10, Text (read in the book and listen here)
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 and record a short video. See Course Description (the link at the top) to learn how to do homework in this course.

Week 2: Sunday 01/30/22 - Saturday 02/05/22 [show/hide]
Monday
Lesson 10, Verbs. Complete the Lesson 10 exercises in COLLT's Intermediate Russian (achieving the score of 17) and record a short video. For notes on this homework, see Course Description and also the COLLT FAQ.
Tuesday
Lesson 10, Translation. Submit PDF to Canvas.
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 02/06/22 - Saturday 02/12/22 [show/hide]
Monday
Lesson 11, Verbs. Achieve the score of 72 in COLLT and do not forget to record a short video. (This reminder will not be repeated.)
Tuesday
Lesson 11, Translation. Submit PDF to Canvas.
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
Record a short video.
Week 4: Sunday 02/13/22 - Saturday 02/19/22 [show/hide]
Monday
Lesson 12, Verbs. Target score: 108. Do not forget to record a short video. (This reminder will not be repeated.)
Tuesday
Lesson 12, Translation. Submit PDF to Canvas.
Thursday
Lesson 13, Text
Friday
Review Episodes 10, 11, 12. Make up and record your own skits. See Course Description for details (last paragraph of the Assignment for the Film class).
Week 5: Sunday 02/20/22 - Saturday 02/26/22 [show/hide]
Monday
Lesson 13, Verbs. Target score: 157.
Tuesday
Lesson 13, Translation. Submit PDF to Canvas.
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?
See Course Description for directions on doing this homework.
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 02/27/22 - Saturday 03/05/22 [show/hide]
Monday
февральские каникулы
Tuesday
февральские каникулы
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 13, 14, 15, make up and record your own skits. See Course Description for the details.
Week 7: Sunday 03/06/22 - Saturday 03/12/22 [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 03/13/22 - Saturday 03/19/22 [show/hide]
Monday
Lesson 14, Verbs. Target score: 189.
Tuesday
Lesson 14, Translation. Submit PDF to Canvas.
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 03/20/22 - Saturday 03/26/22 [show/hide]
Monday
Lesson 15, Verbs. Target score: 248.
Tuesday
Lesson 15, Translation. Submit PDF to Canvas.
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
See Course Description for directions on doing this homework.
Friday
12 Chairs Interactive
Review Episodes: 16-17, make up and record your own skits.
Week 10: Sunday 03/27/22 - Saturday 04/02/22 [show/hide]
Monday
Verb review class for Lessons 14 - 15. Write several (3-4) questions about anything you like, using as many verbs from these 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 to write and record a dialog that you will also perform in class.
Tuesday
Internet: Read as much as you have time for; bring a device to class that you can use as we discuss the story: Интервью Зелинского.
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 04/03/22 - Saturday 04/09/22 [show/hide]
Monday
весенние каникулы
Tuesday
весенние каникулы
Thursday
весенние каникулы
Friday
весенние каникулы
Week 12: Sunday 04/10/22 - Saturday 04/16/22 [show/hide]
Monday
Lesson 16, Verbs. Target score: 307.
Tuesday
Lesson 16, Translation. Submit PDF to Canvas.
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 04/17/22 - Saturday 04/23/22 [show/hide]
Monday
Lesson 17, Verbs. Target score: 346.
Tuesday
Lesson 17, Translation. Submit PDF to Canvas.
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 See Course Description for directions on doing this homework.
Friday
12 Chairs Interactive
Review Episode 18 and 19, make up and record your own skits.
Week 14: Sunday 04/24/22 - Saturday 04/30/22 [show/hide]
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 to write and record a dialog that you will also perform in class.
Tuesday
Internet: Read as much as you have time for; bring a device to class that you can use to read the story. Опасности, которые угрожают планете и человечеству в 2022 году
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 05/01/22 - Saturday 05/07/22 [show/hide]
Monday
Unusual assignment (Lesson 17 does not have Verb exercises.): 12 Chairs Interactive. Review Episodes: 19-21, make up and record your own skits.
Tuesday
Lesson 18, Translation. Submit PDF to Canvas.
Thursday
Mini-Videos
Write English translations of the videos from previous assignment and work with these new videos:
В универмђге. Мнљ нџжен стџл
В мастерскћй. Очкќ подобрђть
В продуктћвом магазќне. Їйца просрћчены
See Course Description for directions on doing this homework.
Friday
12 Chairs Interactive: Review Episodes for the entire semester (10-21), make up and record your own skits.
Week 16: Sunday 05/08/22 - Saturday 05/14/22 [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.
Week 17: Sunday 05/15/22 - Saturday 05/21/22 [show/hide]