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Unit 7: “Наша семья”


Here is a picture dictionary for a few professions.

Practice your spelling! Play these Hangman games: Family members I, Family members II, Professions I, Professions II.

This document lists professions that have different forms for masculine and feminine, and those having the same form for all genders.

Practice family vocabulary with these exercises: Exercise 1Exercise 2, Exercise 3, Exercise 4, Exercise 5, Exercise 6.

Don’t forget to review the vocabulary for professions: Exercise 1, Exercise 2.

Review all you have learned with this summary matching exercise for answering questions about family.

Use these interactive flashcards to learn and practice the Unit Vocabulary. Use all the different modes (Flashcards, Match, Gravity, Text, etc.) both to memorize the words and to test yourself.


Practice with Accusative case exercises.

Review the rules for the formation and usage of the Genitive Plural.

Practice with Genitive case exercises.

Work on your Genitive plurals with these exercises: Exercise 1, Exercise 2, Exercise 3.

Practice Dative case pronouns and stating age with these exercises from Auburn University and from “Beginner’s Russian.”

Practice the Accusative case of personal pronouns: Exercise 1, Exercise 2Exercise 3.

Practice the Accusative case of animate and inanimate nouns: Exercise 1, Exercise 2, Exercise 3, Exercise 4, Exercise 5.

Reading Comprehension

Check your reading comprehension with these activities: Exercise 1, Exercise 2.

Listening Comprehension

Check your listening comprehension and understanding of new vocabulary: Exercise 1, Exercise 2.


Read about Russian family traditions.

Watch this Russian cartoon called “My family”/ «Моя семья».


Songs featuring Genitive Plural:

Монеточка – «Нет монет»

Library Resources (on reserve for 1st and 2nd year Russian)

Genitive Plural: Grammar in Illustrations pages 80-81 and 86-87; Russian in Exercises pages 125-132 (rules and exercises with answers).

Accusative Case of animate and inanimate nouns: Grammar in Illustrations pages 48-53; Russian in Exercises pages 78-89 (rules and exercises with answers).

Dative Case, Formation: Grammar in Illustrations page 62; Russian in Exercises pages 103-104 (rules and exercises with answers).

Dative for Denoting Age: Russian in Exercises pages 110-112 (rules and exercises with answers).

Family Vocabulary: Oxford Picture Dictionary pages 34-35.

Russian Relatives (words for all extended family members): The Russian’s World pages 30-33.