Seminar 5 language revision (week 8)

Below are four short videos covering the core material in the fifth language session:

Issues covered in this series of videos:

  • revision of all letters
  • a short text (Peter Green and the border official)
  • the Russian verb (conjugation 1): stem-stressed verbs
  • exercise: conjugating verbs of this type
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Listening in preparation for week 9

  • Odessa steps sequence from (originally) silent film Battleship Potemkin by Eisenstein (1925), with first dedicated score by Edmund Meisel (1926)
  • See also the following playlist on Spotify
  • See particularly this famous sequence, Prokokiev’s music for the ‘Battle on the Ice’ from Eisenstein’s Alexander Nevsky  (1938)