Activities Menu



 

Type 1: Vocabulary Activities

These activities can be created from a vocabulary list. Two elements make up a vocabulary list:

A Completed Excel Template

A screenshot showing an excel template with phrases in two languages.

Audio Recordings

A screenshot of an audio file open on a computer.

A single list can be used to create any (or all) of the following activities.

A screenshot of a dictation activity.

Dictation

A screenshot of a language comparison table with both the known and learning languages shown.

Language Comparison

A screenshot of a listening recognition activity.

Listening Recognition

A screenshot of a multiple choice language activity.

Multiple Choice

A screenshot of a recall activity: given the word in the known language, produce it in the learning language.

Produce & Say It

A screenshot of an activity that allows you to compare your recorded audio to a native speaker's recording.

Pronunciation Practice

A screenshot of a vocabulary activity: given a word in the learning language, type the word in the known language.

Recognize & Write It

A screenshot of a flashcard-style memory activity.

Four Square

A screenshot of a multiple choice practice activity.

Listening Multiple Choice

A screenshot of a matching activity.

Matching

A screenshot of a language preview activity.

Preview It

A screenshot of an activity: given the word in the known language, type it in the learning language.

Produce & Write It

A screenshot of a flashcard-style activity.

Recognize & Say It

A screenshot of a sentence unscramble activity.

Sentence Unscramble



 

Type 2: Editorial Activities

These activities require extra content.

Alphabet Activities

require an alphabet spreadsheet and recordings of the sound each letter makes.

A screenshot of an interactive alphabet activity.

Alphabet Explorer

A screenshot showing an interactive alphabet table.

Alphabet Learner

Conversation Activities

require a conversation spreadsheet, photos of each speaker, and a separate recording of each line in the conversation.

A screenshot of an interactive conversation activity where the learner can practice talking with the computer.

Conversation Practice

A screenshot showing an activity where the learner puts a conversation back in order.

Reconstruction

A screenshot showing a conversation activity.

Conversation Preview

Video Activities

require a video. If you want to include subtitles, you will also need to provide the text and time codes (indicating when the text should display) in a system-compatible format.

A screenshot of a conversation video activity.

Conversation Video

A screenshot showing an activity where the learner watches a video without subtitles.

Video Immersion

Comprehension Activities

require an image, text, audio file, or video and a list of comprehension questions.

A screenshot showing an activity where the learner answers questions about an image.

Image Comprehension

A screenshot showing an activity where the learner answers questions based on an audio file.

Listening Comprehension

A screenshot showing an image-based activity.

Image Recognition

A screenshot showing an activity where the learner answers questions based on a paragraph of text.

Reading Comprehension

A screenshot showing an activity where the learner answers questions based on a video.

Video Comprehension

Slideshow Activities

require text. They can also include images.

A screenshot showing a slide in the software with text and images.

Culture Awareness Slides

A screenshot of a reading activity - an online page with text.

HTML Player

A screenshot showing a slide with grammar information.

Grammar Tip

Advanced Matching Activities

require the items to be matched (like images, text, etc.) and a spreadsheet of the correct answers.

A screenshot showing an activity where the learner matches images to words.

Image Matching

A screenshot showing an activity where the learner drags and drops phrases into their appropriate places in a paragraph.

Plug & Play

A screenshot showing an interactive table activity.

Table

A screenshot showing an activity where the learner chooses the correct image that matches a given word.

Image Multiple Choice

A screenshot showing an activity where the learner reads a grammar description then identifies examples in context.

Read & Find It

Transform and What Would You Say Activities

require a spreadsheet of the prompt(s), choice(s), and correct answer(s).

A screenshot showing a grammar activity where the learner says a changed version of the phrase.

Transform & Say It

A screenshot showing an activity where the learner chooses a culturally appropriate response to a given prompt.

What Would You Say?

A screenshot showing a grammar activity where the learner changes a phrase and types their response.

Transform & Write It



 

Type 3: Reference Activities

These activities can be created from reference material.

A screenshot showing an online glossary.

Glossary

A screenshot showing online grammar reference materials.

Grammar Reference