Spanish Conversation - Greetings in Mexico
Spanish conversation instruction, by Fox Valley Technical College Spanish instructors. How two native speakers from Mexico would greet each other.
Seven Barriers to Listening
By Therese Nemec
The learner will identify common barriers to effective listening.
Selection: The First Stage in the Perception Process (Screencast)
By Mary Brignall
In this learning activity you'll review the selection stage in the perception process and apply the information to complete an activity.
By Mitch Vesaas
The learner will identify the steps for preparing and facilitating a team meeting.
Practice With Suffixes (Nouns)
By Susan Herscher
Students add suffixes to base words to form nouns in this interactive lesson.
Practice with Prefixes #1
Students practice adding some of the basic prefixes to words in the English language.
By David Wehmeyer
Students read an explanation of plagiarism. They then read examples of student papers and decide if an original work was plagiarized.
Phrasal Verbs With "Get" #1
By Debra Shover
In this interactive object, learners practice using the phrasal verbs "get on," "get over," "get away," "get down to," and "get away with."
By MarQulyn McKinney
Read about the difference between the subject and object form of personal pronouns and test your knowledge in practice exercises.
Perception - Understanding the World Around You
Learn the definition of perception, its process and how it affects communication
Parts of Speech in Sentences: The Order of Operations
By David Hardgrove
Learners identify the parts of speech by following a certain order until each word in a sentence is labeled. In a variety of exercises, learners practice finding verbs, prepositional phrases, subjects, nouns, pronouns, adjectives, adverbs, and conjunctions.
Overview: Writing Clear "How To" Instructions
By Sandy Eyler
In this learning activity you'll apply directions to follow when writing clear "how-to" instructions.
Overcoming Barriers to Critical Thinking: People-Related Obstacles
The learner will identify techniques to use to overcome people-related barriers to critical thinking.
Overcoming Barriers to Critical Thinking: Being Human
The learner will identify ways to overcome barriers to critical thinking and problem-solving including false memories, personal biases and prejudices, and physical and emotional hindrances.
Nouns: Count and Noncount -- With the Articles "a" and "an"
By Joan Hoffmann
In this interactive object, learners read how to use the indefinite articles "a" and "an" with singular count nouns. They omit these articles with noncount and plural nouns. The students then practice using "a" and "an" correctly.
Nouns: Count and Noncount
In this interactive lesson, learners study examples of nouns that can be counted and nouns that cannot. They then identify whether a word is a "count" or a "noncount" noun in a practice exercise.
Noun/Pronoun Agreement: Exercise 1
By Rosie Bunnow
In this learning activity you'll select the correct pronoun to match the given noun.
By Barbara Liang, Andrea Krabbe
Learners read about nonverbal communication. In a drag-and-drop exercise, they evaluate photos of people interacting and determine if the behaviors shown interfere with communication or enhance it.
Noise in the Communication Process
In this activity, students practice recognizing the different types of noise in the communication process.
By Terri Langan
In this learning activity you'll review the basic three step writing process used by many writers.
Introduction to Ethics
By Elizabeth Jones
The learner will identify the three general types of ethics.
Introducing Your Speech
By Dr. Rose Marie Mastricola
In this learning activity you'll analyze an introduction and determine whether or not it was effective. You'll also gain an understanding of what makes an effective introduction.
Intercultural Communication: Gestures
The learner will recognize common gestures and identify the meanings associated with those gestures.
Integrity in Work Teams
By Andrea Krabbe
The learner will...identify the qualities of a person with integrity and the importance of integrity within a work team.