Interactive Online Language Learning Applications

This webpage is to demonstrate all of the interactive applications developed to support online language teaching and learning.

Developed by the Center for Languages of the Central Asian Region (CeLCAR). Powered by Sukhrob Karimov.


Multiple Choice

Multiple Choice: This activity will allow students to answer multiple choice questions. Each question and/or answers may be presented in text, audio, video or image format. The total number of answers for each question can be set to 3, 4 or 5 depending on the Instructor's preferences.

Exercise:  Read the SMS that has been exchanged between two people and then complete the task.


Matching Pictures - Pashto

Matching Pictures: This activity will help you to reinforce newly learned phrases/words by practicing drag-and-dropping pictures to the correct new words or phrases.

Exercise:  Decide whether you would use the formal, less formal, or informal greeting for each picture and accompanying audio recording.


Matching Phrases - Pashto

Matching Phrases: This activity will help you to reinforce newly learned phrases/words by practicing drag-and-dropping to the correct new words or phrases.

Exercise:  Using the following vocabulary list, do your best to match the Pashto phrases to their meaning. Then check your answers. New phrases:

thank you manəna مننه
how cənga څنګه
too ham هم
fine ṣ̌ə ښه
 You are  yāst یاست
I am yəm/a یم/یمه


Matching Pictures - Mongolian

Matching Pictures: This activity will help you to reinforce newly learned phrases/words by practicing drag-and-dropping pictures to the correct new words or phrases.

Exercise: Хоол хүнсний нэрсийг зурагтай нь зөв холбо. (Match the food item with its picture.)


Vocabulary Activity - Pashto

Vocabulary Activity: This vocabulary building exercise is a good way to introduce new words or phrases at the beginning of each lesson.

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Vocabulary Activity - Mongolian

Vocabulary Activity: This vocabulary building exercise is a good way to introduce new words or phrases at the beginning of each lesson.

Exercise: Хоол хүнсний нэрсийг сонсоод дагаж хэл. (Listen to and practice the names of food items)


Glossary Example

Glossary: This is a useful Glossary activity that you can add at the end of your lesson or as part of your new video or audio materials.

 


Use of Glossary

Exercise: Now, watch this short video which shows different individuals greeting each other. 


Video Gallery

Video Gallery: This video gallery is a useful way to list your videos in one simple exercise.

Exercise: Words in which all letters are connected to each other: These types of words consist of only four-form letters, therefore, they are all connected in every position. Watch the video, and then demonstrate writing some of these words on a separate sheet of paper. Scan it, save it as M1_L3_Ex6_Pr1_YourName.pdf, and upload it to the Module 1_Lesson 3 folder.


Put in Order

Put in Order: This activity will allow students to place sentences or phrases in the correct order after studying audio, image, text or video instructions.

Exercise: Listen to Maywand and Laylā’s conversation again. Then, put the following phrases in the order you hear.


Fill in the Blanks

Fill in the Blanks: This activity will allow students to practice their reading skills by placing the words or phrases in the correct order within the paragraph provided. Read through the text and proceed to activity. Drag and drop each word to the correct place within the text.

Exercise: Listen to the following conversation between Karim and Hamid and fill in the blanks with the appropriate missing words.


Speaking

Speaking Activity: This activity is designed to help you develop a speaking exercise where students can submit their audio recordings to you via email directly from the exercise.

Exercise: For each of the following phrases, listen and then record yourself giving an appropriate response. Save your recording as M1_L1_Ex4_Pr3_Yourname.mp3 and upload it to the Module 1_Lesson 1 (Links to an external site.)


Unscramble

Exercise: Rearrange the following scrambled negative sentences into the proper order. 


Pashto Alphabet

Exercise: In this activity you will continue learning about the Pashto alphabet, its letters, and sounds. For each of the letters of the alphabet, you should listen to the pronunciations and practice saying the new sounds in context. In fact, at this time don't even worry about memorizing the new vocabulary words, just focus on pronunciation of the sounds!


Pashto Vowels

Exercise: The following chart gives the most common pronunciations of the seven vowels used in Pashto. Listen to the words representing each vowel sound, and note that some of the vowels are pronounced a little differently depending on the sounds around them.

Exercise: Listen closely to the audio recording of pairs of different vowel sounds and select the word you hear. If you need to hear the word again, just click on its picture. Go through the list once using the English transcription and focusing on the sound difference. Then do it again, this time clicking on the Pashto Script button to practice reading the words using the Pashto alphabet. 


Pashto Consonants

Exercise: Listen closely to the audio recording of pairs of different consonant and select the word you hear. If you need to hear the pronunciation repeated, just click on the picture of the word.


Writing Pashto Letters

Exercise: Now, will learn to how to convert the 18 basic shapes into actual letters using diacritics (dots and lines). Follow the demonstration of each letter in the following app and pay close attention to the following points:


Diacritics

Exercise: In the following application, you will see the different basic shapes of Pashto letters but without their dots or lines. For each shape, drag and drop the right number of dots and/or lines to the appropriate position for the letter name given.


Letters and Shapes Recognition

Exercise: Now, spell out the following Pashto words in the boxes below using the isolated form of each letter. The transcription is provided for you. For example: ‘Mez’ becomes:

z

e

m

ز

ی

م 



Practice Script Writing

Exercise: Using your mouse or finger (with a touch screen device), try writing the correct form of each letter by reading each one's transcription.


Uzbek Alphabet

Exercise: In this activity you will learn Uzbek alphabet, its letters, and sounds. For each of the letters of the alphabet, you should listen to the pronunciations and practice saying the new sounds in context.


Mongolian Alphabet

Exercise: In this activity you will learn Mongolian alphabet, its letters, and sounds. For each of the letters of the alphabet, you should listen to the pronunciations and practice saying the new sounds in context.


Video Recorder

Exercise: Record your feedback/responses and submit it to your instructor.


Uzbek Converter

Exercise: Try to convert Uzbek text and play with Uzbek Cyrillic and Latin scripts to better understand the difference, relationship and use.


Dari Alphabet App