The student reads definitions of four basic assimilation patterns in American society and creates a model for each by clicking and dragging building blocks. The student also writes a brief explanation of each new model.
Giving gifts is an important part of conducting business around the world. Learners read about the kinds of gifts that are welcomed in various cultures, and which are not. A quiz completes the activity.
In this Mandarin Chinese activity, learners read and listen to phrases that would commonly be spoken during introductions at a business meeting. Job titles and the names of items found in an office are also taught in this lesson.
The learner reads a brief explanation of how to use Mandarin Chinese monetary terms in formal and colloquial speech. The learner can then click on a term to listen to its pronunciation and see its value.
Mandarin Chinese - Making an Appointment with the Doctor
In this animated activity, the learner listens to a dialogue in which a caller speaks with a receptionist to make a doctor’s appointment. The learner can then click on a number of medical terms to hear their pronunciation in Mandarin Chinese.
The learner watches and listens to an animated scenario of a mother and daughter preparing dumplings for dinner. The dialogue is in Mandarin Chinese, and an English translation appears on the screen. Extra vocabulary words related to food preparation are also presented.
In this animated activity, learners read and listen to a dialogue in Mandarin Chinese in a grocery store setting. The learner can then click on photos of fruits and vegetables to hear their pronunciation in Mandarin.
Mandarin Chinese Vocabulary for the Parts of the Human Body
Using 10 views of the male and female body, learners match Mandarin Chinese words to the body parts they identify. After the part has been correctly named, learners click on the Mandarin Chinese term to hear it pronounced. This activity is particularly helpful for health care professionals.