Today dominating a foreign language by an individual leads him both to improve his cultural aspect and to be succesful in different areas of activity thanks to auxiliary language dominated by individual. The foreign language that the individual dominated is a communication tool, just for himself, to delve into the culture of societies whose native languages are the ones he dominates as foreign language.
No matter which language it is, action verbs are the most commonly used ones. Withou taction verbs, having an importance during the communication process, it is almost impossible to describe any written or oral text or dialogue. We can say that action verbs are important for both their functionality and commonness and their grammar category. Mostly “ to come, to take and to bring” being able to be termed with one word in Turkish are termed with different words in Russian depending on factors such as instrument, location and process; hence this seems to make it difficult to learn action verbs at the beginning. As such it causes some difficulties in teaching action verbs in Russian in classes whose mother tongue is Turkish.
This difficulty, faced in universities, high schools and different language teaching centers in Turkey, needs to be dealt. To do this, describing without a third language, communicating depending on the meaning in the text without looking the words up, and the ability to use various action verbs which are based on instrument, location and process should be gained to the students. So, it is necessary to prepare written, oral and visual materials. Thus, the detailed explanation of the meaning of action verbs, the illustration upon examples, also the preparation of visual materials and their active use in the classes lead the domination of the subject and correct use of action verbs.
In this article; it is aimed to discuss the principles and methods to be followed while preparing education material especially by taking into account the grammar patterns of students’ mother tongue; and techniques and materials to be considered during the period of teaching action verbs in Russian tostudents whose mother tongue is Turkish.
Keywords: Russian action verbs, native language, grammar skills, audio video materials.