In this module, you can learn about 19th century St. Petersburg through the literature of Alexander Pushkin, considered to be Russia's National poet. This module includes scenes from various film adaptations of Pushkin's works.
In this module, the student learns about what life is like for a Russian student, on the most important day of the year, the first day of school. Watch authentic video of a typical Muscovite school and the customs carried out on this day.
Moscow is perhaps Russia's most important city. Learn about it's geography and history. This module includes clips from the film "Pokrovskie vorota" (Dir. Mikhail Kozakov, 1982). It also contains activities based on articles from Russian newspapers.
This module takes a look at another event in a Russian student's life, even more fun than the first day of school - summer vacation. Exercises are based on authentic video showing various was that young people in Russia spend their summer vacation.
This exciting multimedia presentation introduces the student to Russian holidays, their ceremony, and history. Exercises are based on a series of authentic texts, video, and audio. These exercises are excellent for heritage and non-heritage learners alike.
Learn about the issues that face women in modern Russian society. In this module, the user will read interviews with famous russian women, each with a very different view on women in Russian society. The module also includes music and poetry.