Russian children learning English at school.
Soviet Union (USSR).
MS. Group of children in classroom, standing around the toys. MS. Group of children standing in small circle, teacher is in the middle and they are throwing a ball. CU. Two young girls in turn catch the ball and throw it back. Various shots of the teacher instructing the class in English. Children take turns to repeat after teacher. Children try to pronounce English words and phrases. They sing 'Polly Put the Kettle On' and say 'Caught', 'Throw', 'Doll' etc. The item ends with close up shot of the child saying 'goodnight mother', 'Goodnight Father', etc.
Date found in the old record - 18/01/1962. Russian voiceover.