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.
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.
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.
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.
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.