Vocabulary: Vocabulary

Recognizing cognates – interactive slideshow

This is lesson 2 in a lesson series that focuses on challenges in understanding and learning Russian vocabulary. This lesson focuses on: recognizing where cognates are likely to occur, recognizing letters and letter combinations used predominantly in foreign words, recognizing violations of spelling and pronunciation rules in foreign words, recognizing ways of transliterating English to Russian, recognizing Russian equivalents of English suffixes, recognizing the productive verb suffix -oвать with foreign roots, recognizing “false friends”.

Project Tags: lesson series. Level: Intermediate. Activity Type: Reading and Vocabulary. Format: Interactive Slideshow and Lesson. Vocabulary: Vocabulary and Word Formation.

Overcoming barriers

This is lesson 1 in a lesson series that focuses on challenges in understanding and learning Russian vocabulary. This lesson focuses on: identifying the elements of knowing a word, recognizing the impossibility of one-to-one translation, and recognizing differences between English and Russian in tendencies of expression.

Project Tags: lesson series. Level: Intermediate. Activity Type: Reading and Vocabulary. Format: Interactive Slideshow and Lesson. Vocabulary: Vocabulary.