Mandarin Chinese - Shopping for Groceries
By Pao-Mi Wei
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.
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.
Refugees of the World
By Virginia Kirsch
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 - Christianity
By Therese Nemec
In this learning activity you'll identify the counties with the largest Christian populations.
Families Around the World
In this learning activity you'll test your knowledge of global rates for life expectancy, marriage, divorce, and births.
Mandarin Chinese - Clothing and Accessories
Learners listen to and read Mandarin Chinese vocabulary words used to identify pieces of clothing and accessories.
Understanding Basic Sociology Terms: Culture
By Barbara Todd
In this learning activity you'll match introductory sociology terms on culture with their definition.
Time and Punctuality Around the World
Students view a world map and click on a country or continent to read about how the people there view time. A brief quiz concludes the activity.
Families Around the World - Birth Rates
In this learning activity you'll test your knowledge of global rates for births.
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.
European Union: Part 2
Students view maps and answer questions about the newest nine members of the European Union.
Shaking Hands Around the World
Students read about the greeting customs of people in different parts of the world and take a short quiz.