Trans-Siberian railway journey
In the introductory part of the students watch a short video on the Trans-Siberian Railway for motivation on the link http://ruskafed.pbworks.com/.
In the video there are brief instructions on what students need to pay attention.
Students are divided in groups of 4 to 6 students.
Their task is to imagine traveling the Trans-Siberian railway from Moscow to Vladivostok, and play a role play. For the design of dialogue used links on the Internet and textbook, http://ruskafed.pbworks.com/w/page/59343257/Literatura.
In their dialogues should describe the following:
-basic geographic information about the Russian Federation (area, population, government structure)
-past and present of the Trans-Siberian Railway
-the culture and history of the Russian Federation
-natural – geographic characteristics of the Russian Federation (relief, climate, plant communities, rivers and lakes)
-to the social – economic characteristics (population, economy)
-interesting and famous people of the Russian Federation