Mandarin Chinese - Pastimes
By Pao-Mi Wei
The learner listens to and sees Chinese vocabulary words used to describe hobbies, sports, and other pastimes.
Spanish Vocabulary for the Parts of the Human Body
By Leah Cáceres Lutzow, Bonnie Tomlin
Using 10 views of the male and female body, learners match Spanish words to the body parts they identify. After the part has been correctly named, learners click on the Spanish term to hear it pronounced. This activity is particularly helpful for health care professionals.
Mandarin Chinese - Making Chinese Food
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.
Mandarin Chinese – At a Counter
The learner practices Mandarin Chinese in this animated scenario at a fast food counter.
Diversity in 21st Century Work Teams
By Therese Nemec
Learners test their knowledge of demographics in the United States and in the world. Immediate feedback is provided.
Welcome to the Classroom - Spanish
By Bonnie Tomlin
In this interactive object, learners match Spanish vocabulary words to items found in a classroom.
Mandarin Chinese - In a Restaurant
The learner visits a Chinese restaurant to learn how to order from the menu in Mandarin Chinese. This activity has audio content.
Culture Assimilation Patterns
By Carol May
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.
A Theoretical Analysis of Race and Ethnicity
By Deb DeRosso
In the interactive object, learners examine the structural-functional, social-conflict, and symbolic interaction analyses of race and ethnicity. Learners also answer multiple-choice questions.
North American and East Asian Customs
By Virginia Kirsch
In this learning activity you'll discover different cultural traditions between East Asian people and North Americans.
Mandarin Chinese - Asking for Directions
Learners read and listen to phrases in Mandarin Chinese that would be part of directions to common locations. Additional vocabulary words related to forms of transportation are also presented.
Mandarin Chinese - Chinese Currency
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.
Chickens Around the World
In this learning activity you'll explore how different cultures cook chicken in a variety of traditional dishes.
Religions of the World - Hinduism
In this learning activity you'll identify the 10 countries with the largest Hindu populations.
Religions of the World - Judaism
In this learning activity you'll use a map to identify the 10 countries with the largest populations of Jewish people.
Circle of Familiars
By Gary Briggs-Deneen
In this learning activity you'll explain your placement of five people somewhere withing the circle of familiars chart.
Welcome to the Classroom - Mandarin Chinese
In this interactive object, learners match Mandarin Chinese vocabulary words to items found in a classroom.
Gift Giving Around the World
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.
Religions of the World
In this learning activity you'll analyzes the structures and processes of religion within a global context.
Families Around the World - Life Expectancy
In this learning activity you'll test your knowledge of global rates for life expectancy.
Families Around the World - Marriage Rates
In this learning activity you'll test your knowledge of global rates for marriage.
Mandarin Chinese - Family
The learner listens to and sees the vocabulary words used when introducing family members.
Mandarin Chinese - Shopping for Groceries
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.
Refugees of the World
In this learning activity you'll read about the 12 million refugees in the world, from what countries they come, and what countries give them refuge. Learners locate some of these countries on maps in an interactive exercise.
Religions of the World - Buddhism
In this learning activity you'll analyze the structures of Buddhism and identifies the countries with the largest Buddhist populations.