SOAS University of London

Russian Video Streaming

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Overview

The project devised appropriate video/audio materials accessible on the internet for students’ private study.

Details

The project is aimed at students in their second year of studying Russian at SSEES. The materials are complemented by grammar, vocabulary and listening comprehension exercises.

Aims and Objectives

  • To choose the relevant video/audio material
  • To create appropriate language exercises
  • To make the materials accessible to students studying Russian at SSEES

Rationale

The following needs are to be addressed: developing the necessary listening comprehension skills; complementing the class work; and encouraging private study.

The current project builds upon a similar set of projects developed by teachers in the Russian and Polish departments. It intends to promote further the development of listening comprehension skills acquired by the students during the period of studying and to encourage self-study in this area.

Products, Outputs & Outcomes

Video/audio materials and linguistic exercises to accompany them.