Writing Effective Paraphrases
By Jennifer Madej
In this learning activity you'll practice paraphrasing brief, non-fiction passages.
Identifying Acceptable Paraphrases
In this learning activity you'll identify acceptable paraphrases of source material.
How to Listen Better
By Barbara Liang
The learner reads a description of what it means to listen respectively. He or she then writes a brief action plan for becoming a better listener.
By Deborah Kunkle
Learners study the process used to diagram sentences, and then work through numerous exercises to test their knowledge.
Noun/Pronoun Agreement: Exercise 1
By Rosie Bunnow
In this learning activity you'll select the correct pronoun to match the given noun.
By Claudia Zins
In this learning activity you'll review how to use possessive nouns and play a game using them.
By Wanda Lay
In this learning activity you'll review possessive form of nouns. You'll demonstrate competency by typing in the correct response.
Writing a Sentence Outline
By Dr. Rose Marie Mastricola
In this learning activity you'll practice filling out an outline and writing your own outline for a speech.
Using "Lie" and "Lay" Correctly
By Joan Hoffmann
Students view examples of the correct usage of the verbs "lie" and "lay." They then practice using the verbs in a drag-and-drop exercise.
Practice with Prefixes #1
By Susan Herscher
Students practice adding some of the basic prefixes to words in the English language.
Using Commas in a Series
By Fay Wagner
Students read about the rules for using commas to divide nouns, verbs, and adjectives when the words are written in a series. They insert commas in a practice exercise and receive immediate feedback.
Using Commas In a Series - Nouns
In this learning activity you'll review the rules for using commas to divide nouns written in a series and complete an activity.
Creating and Using Presentation Note Cards
In this learning activity you'll create presentation note cards to use during your speech.
Prepositions: In, On, and At
By Lori Sween
Learners read the definitions of the prepositions "in," "on," and "at" and view examples of how these words are used. They then complete an exercise by inserting the prepositions into sentences.
Using "Borrow" and "Lend" Correctly
In this learning activity you'll review the usage of "borrow" and "lend."
Indefinite Pronouns / Possessive Case - Exercise 2
In this learning activity you'll complete exercises using indefinite pronouns in the possessive case.
Subject / Verb Agreement - Exercise 1
In this learning activity you'll complete exercises matching subjects and verbs in number.
Possessive Practice: Self-Check
In this learning activity you'll practice using possessive nouns.
Confusing Words -- Effect, Affect
The student reviews definitions of effect/affect and completes a practice exercise.
Plural Nouns - Words Ending in "y"
By SWTC Communication Department
Students read about how to make the plural form of nouns that end in "y." They then complete an exercise.
Using Commas in a Series - Verbs
In this learning activity you'll review the rule for using commas to divide verbs written in a series and do an interactive exercise.
Personal Pronouns - Exercise 2
In this learning activity you'll complete exercises using personal pronouns as subjects or objects.
Singular and Plural Nouns Ending in an "s" Sound
Students review the rule for writing the possessive form of singular nouns that end in an "s" sound. They then complete exercises.
Plural Nouns: Words Ending in "o"
Students review the rule for pluralizing nouns ending in the letter "o." They then complete an exercise.
By Pamela West
The student sees a list of 30 of the most often misspelled words used in business. In one exercise, the student listens to each word and then keys in the spelling of that word. In the next exercise, the student matches synonyms.