The RAILS project has developed a series of 30 lessons. The first series of nine lessons is based on the films Children of Ivan Kuzmich and Solvoky Power by documentary filmmaker Marina Goldovskaya. The second series is based on interviews with prominent Russians. Click on the links to the left to learn more about each series of lessons or to request a license to download the lessons to use in your courses.

Lesson about the filmmaker Marina Goldovskaya:

Lessons based on Marina Goldovskaya's film Children of Ivan Kuzmich:

Lessons based on Marina Goldovskaya's film Solovky Power:

Lessons based on a video-taped interview with Veniamin Smekhov, Russian
actor and director Veniamin Smekhov:

Lessons based on a video-taped interview with Maria Tendriakova,
Associate Professor of Social Anthropology, RGGU and Scholar at the
Ethnology and Anthropology Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences:

Lessons based on a video-taped interview with Irina Khakamada, Russian politician and former Presidential candidate:

Lessons based on a video-taped interview with Aleksandr Logunov, Professor and Dean, Faculty of Law and History, RGGU:

Capstone RAILS lessons:

 

Department of Slavic Languages and Literature
1432 Van Hise Hall
1220 Linden Drive
Madison, WI 53706
Tel. (608)262-3498
slavic@slavic.wisc.edu
University of Wisconsin - Madison
Language Institute
1322 Van Hise Hall, 1220 Linden Drive
Madison, WI 53706
Tel. (608) 262-1473
contact@languageinstitute.wisc.edu
Language Institute

Copyright ©2006 The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System
Feedback, questions or accessibility issues