Practice with Prefixes #1
By Susan Herscher
Students practice adding some of the basic prefixes to words in the English language.
Creating Effective Technical Descriptions
By Bev Paulick
In this learning activity you'll review an introduction and samples of description worksheets. You'll then select an object and complete your own description.
Phrasal Verbs With "Get" #2
By Debra Shover
Learners complete sentences using the correct phrasal verb.
Confusing Words--Principle, Principal
By Rosie Bunnow
The student reviews definitions of principle/principal and completes a practice exercise.
Using Modifiers (Screencast)
By Tracy Helixon
In this interactive object, learners read about words that give information about another word in a sentence. Students also practice placing modifiers in sentences in drag and drop exercises.
Noun / Pronoun Agreement - Exercise 2
In this learning activity you'll practice selecting the pronouns that best fits with the noun.
Using "They're," "There," and "Their" Correctly
By Joan Hoffmann
In this learning activity you'll review and practice using "they're," "there," and "their" correctly.
Narrow Web Press
By Steve Utschig
Components and Operations
Using "Borrow" and "Lend" Correctly
In this learning activity you'll review the usage of "borrow" and "lend."
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.
Describing the Transactional Communication Model
By Mary Brignall
In this learning activity you'll review definitions then match the transactional communication model element with the definition or example.
Determining the General Purpose of Your Speech Pt.1 (Screencast)
By Dr. Rose Marie Mastricola
In this learning activity you'll explore the different types of purposes for giving speeches.
Mechanism Description: Vegetable Peeler
In this learning activity you'll write a description of a vegetable peeler and submits it to the instructor.
Writing a Sentence Outline
In this learning activity you'll practice filling out an outline and writing your own outline for a speech.
Special Nouns Practice
By Michele Williams
In this learning activity you'll identify nouns referring to qualities, ideas, and emotions.
Mechanism Description: Padlock
In this learning activity you'll write a technical description of a padlock.
Practice With Suffixes (Nouns)
Students add suffixes to base words to form nouns in this interactive lesson.
Logical Reasoning in Speeches (Screencast)
By Dr. Cynthia Ellenbecker
In this learning activity you'll be introduced to the eight most common logical fallacies commonly used in persuasive speeches.
Barriers to Effective Listening
By Therese Nemec
Learners examine the seven most common barriers to effective listening and consider suggestions for how to overcome these barriers. This interactive object contains audio.
Generating a Questionnaire
By David Wehmeyer
Students read an explanation of the use of questionnaires in research. Open-ended and closed-ended questions are defined. Students complete the activity by generating a questionnaire.
By SWTC Communication Department
Students review the rule for pluralizing compound nouns. They then complete an exercise.
Topic Selection (Screencast)
By Gretchen Grimm
In this learning activity you'll create a focused speech topic by using a focused pyramid.
By Fran McCarthy
Students read the definitions of "raise" and "rise," two verbs that are often confused. They then enter the correct tense of each verb in a variety of sentences.
Mechanism Description: Electric Pencil Sharpener
In this learning activity you'll write a technical description of an electric pencil sharpener.
Identifying Effective Nonverbal Behavior
In this learning activity you'll complete a skill-building exercise identifying effective nonverbal behavior.