Personal Behavior and Communication
By Gretchen Grimm
In this learning activity you'll reflect on possible behavior choices and their impact on communication.
Logical Reasoning in Speeches - Ad Verecundiam
By Dr. Cynthia Ellenbecker
In this learning activity you'll be introduced to the Ad Verecundia fallacy.
The Writing Process
By Terri Langan
By the end of this activity you'll be able to explain the different parts of the basic writing process.
Mini-Lecture: Technical Argument
In this learning activity you'll summarize review key concepts related to arguments and persuasion.
Confusing Words -- Lose, Loose, Loss
By Rosie Bunnow
The student reviews definitions of lose/loose/loss and completes a practice exercise.
Confusing Words -- Their, There, They're
The student reviews definitions of their/there/they're and completes a practice exercise.
Singular Possessive Nouns
By SWTC Communication Department
Students review the rules for writing the possessive form of most singular nouns. They then complete an exercise.
Spanish Conversation - Greetings in Mexico
Spanish conversation instruction, by Fox Valley Technical College Spanish instructors. How two native speakers from Mexico would greet each other.
GED Essay Writing -- Formula for Success
By Laurie Jarvis
In this learning activity you'll review the format for a five-paragraph essay, which is the second part of the GED Writing Test.
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.
Can You Speak Hmong?
By Virginia Kirsch
In this learning activity you'll see and hear basic Hmong phrases.
English Words of French Origin
In this learning activity you'll read and listen to English words from the French language.
The You View
By Jennifer McIntosh, Barbara Laedtke
Learners will write effective business messages that incorporate a second-person point of view and focus on the benefit to the reader. This approach is often used to create positive messages, neutral messages, and inquiry messages in business settings.
By Andrea Krabbe
The learner will understand the importance of following instructions.
By Elizabeth Jones
In this study guide, we will review the general rules for using prepositions.
Communication: Identifying Active and Passive Voice
The learner will identify active and passive voice and distinguish between the two.
Learners watch a commercial for a fictitious product and pose questions to challenge the assumptions made in it.
What Is Integrity?
By Barbara Liang
In this interactive object, learners identify the qualities of a person with integrity. They also list the qualities that they themselves possess.
Use "Do" and "Make" Correctly: Part 4 in a Series
By Joan Hoffmann
In this learning activity you'll apply your skills to matching the correct verb forms of "do" and "make" with the appropriate expressions.
Practice With Suffixes (Nouns)
By Susan Herscher
Students add suffixes to base words to form nouns in this interactive lesson.
The Enclosed Chambered Metering System
By Steve Utschig
In this animated object, learners examine how an enclosed chambered metering system operates.
Identifying Effective Nonverbal Behavior
By Mary Brignall
In this learning activity you'll complete a skill-building exercise identifying effective nonverbal behavior.
Communicating with Respect and Acceptance
By Kedron Wiersgalla
In this learning activity you'll use critical thinking, personal opinions, and experiences to develop responses regarding communicating respectfully.
Organization: The Second Stage in the Perception Process
The student will read a mini-lecture explaining the organization stage in the perception process and will complete an activity.