Brainstorming for a Speech
By Dr. Rose Marie Mastricola
In this learning activity you'll brainstorm and compose a list of speech topics.
The Question and Answer Period
In this learning activity you'll explore the guidelines for an effective question and answer period after giving a speech.
Confusing Words -- Already, All ready
By Rosie Bunnow
The student reviews definitions of all ready/already 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.
Parts of Speech in Sentences: The Order of Operations
By David Hardgrove
Learners identify the parts of speech by following a certain order until each word in a sentence is labeled. In a variety of exercises, learners practice finding verbs, prepositional phrases, subjects, nouns, pronouns, adjectives, adverbs, and conjunctions.
Special Nouns Practice
By Michele Williams
In this learning activity you'll identify nouns referring to qualities, ideas, and emotions.
By Dan Seanor
In this animated object, learners examine ink trapping, a key technique used by printers to improve the quality of products and to increase efficiency.
Concluding Your Speech
In this learning activity you'll review a conclusion and decide how effectively it summarized a speech. You'll also gain some tips for writing your own speech conclusion.
Evaluating Sources for the Technical Research Report
By David Wehmeyer
Students view information taken from various sources and decide if the material is acceptable for a technical research report. After choosing whether or not the source material is acceptable, the students read an explanation from the instructor.
Noun/Pronoun Agreement: Exercise 1
In this learning activity you'll select the correct pronoun to match the given noun.
Identifying Incorrect Sentences
By Dan Rooney, Tracy Helixon
In this interactive object, learners identify run-on sentences, comma splices, and sentence fragments.
By MarQulyn McKinney
Read about the difference between the subject and object form of personal pronouns and test your knowledge in practice exercises.
What Is Color?
By Steve Utschig
In this animated and interactive lesson, learners examine additive and subtractive color theories.
Feasibility Topic Determination
By Bev Paulick
In this learning activity you'll determine appropriate feasibility studies from a list of selected topics.
Barriers to Critical Thinking: Being Human
By Therese Nemec
The learner will explore basic human limitations that create barriers to critical thinking including selective thinking, false memories, and perceptual limitations.
Integrity in Work Teams
By Andrea Krabbe
The learner will...identify the qualities of a person with integrity and the importance of integrity within a work team.
By Carol Mennen
Students review the spelling rules for adding a suffix to a base word. They practice changing the "y" to "i" for some of the words that end in "y."
Using Commas In a Series - Nouns
By Fay Wagner
In this learning activity you'll review the rules for using commas to divide nouns written in a series and complete an activity.
Learners watch a commercial for a fictitious product and pose questions to challenge the assumptions made in it.
Listening for Retention
Learners listen to a workplace conversation and are tested on their retention of information. This activity has audio content.
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.
Nouns: Count and Noncount -- Many vs. Much
In this interactive lesson, learners study the use of "many" and "much" with nouns that can be counted and nouns that cannot. They then practice using these words in a drag-and-drop exercise.
Phrasal Verbs With "Get" #3
By Debra Shover
The learner identifies if phrasal verbs are used correctly in a sentence. If they are not used correctly, the student substitutes the correct answer.
Nouns: Count and Noncount with "a Few" and "a Little": Part 4
In this interactive lesson, learners study examples of the expressions "a few" and "a little" with count and noncount nouns. They practice using these expressions in a drag-and-drop exercise of 20 sentences.
Test Your Tenses 2
By Anne Blahnik
In this learning activity you'll practice writing the correct verb form in this interactive exercise.