Learners read a list of issues to be considered when traveling internationally, such as the beliefs, communication styles, gift-giving customs, and entertainment preferences of people in various cultures.
Learners put themselves in the place of people new to a community. They listen to a woman describing potential neighbors and make judgments about what they’ve heard. They then learn more about the same people and decide if their initial judgments were accurate. This activity has audio content.
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.