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Choosing content for activities

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The Practice screen allows you to practice words and phrases with various activities.

To choose an activity:

  1. Look at all the tiles to see what options are available. Depending on your screen size, you may have to scroll to see all the activity tiles. Each tile will have an icon indicating the activity's primary skill:
  2. - Listening         - Reading
    - Speaking         - Writing

    Note: Activities marked {{#tlo}}TEST{{/tlo}}{{#rr5}}QUIZ{{/rr5}} will function as assessments, offering an overall score at the end instead of giving feedback after each answer.

  3. Tap on the tile for the activity you want to open.
  4. See the appropriate instructions below to select the content for the activity, depending on whether you want to practice lessons or practice learned vocab items.
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When you launch a practice activity from the Learning screen, you will need to specify what content to use with it.

The instructions for selecting content differ depending on whether you are practicing lessons or practicing learned vocab items. See below for information on both options.

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To choose content from lessons to use in activities:

  1. Read the name of the activity at the top of the window to verify that you have the correct one selected. To change it, {{#web}}click{{/web}}{{^web}}tap{{/web}}{{^phone}} the icon beside the activity name and select a different activity from the menu which appears{{/phone}}{{#phone}} CHANGE beside the activity name{{/phone}}.
  2. Browse through the possible content for the selected activity by {{#web}}clicking{{/web}}{{^web}}tapping{{/web}} the name of any category to see the subcategories or lessons it contains. Continue {{#web}}clicking{{/web}}{{^web}}tapping{{/web}} on categories until you reach a list of lessons. At any time, you can go back to the previous category by {{#web}}clicking{{/web}}{{^web}}tapping{{/web}} in the heading at the top of the table.{{#mobile}} Note: In offline mode, you will only see lessons that you have already downloaded.{{/mobile}}
  3. Note: The automatic filters for each activity will hide lessons that do not contain any content that meets the activity requirements. For example, lessons in which none of the vocab items have learning language sound will not be available to select for Dictation, Listening Multiple Choice, Listening Recognition, or Pronunciation Practice. Only lessons that contain at least one vocab item with such sound will be shown when any of those activities are selected. Similarly, only lessons which contain at least one phrases with three or more words in the learning language will be shown for Sentence Unscramble and all of the Fill in the Blank activities.

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  4. When you get to a list of lessons, do any of the following:
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  6. Mark the checkbox beside one or more lessons that you want to use in the activity. Alternatively, {{^phone}}{{#web}}click{{/web}}{{^web}}tap{{/web}} the Bulk actions menu and choose Select all{{/phone}}{{#phone}}mark the checkbox beside the category name at the top{{/phone}} to mark the entire set of lessons. You can select as many lessons as you want, as long they are all from the same category. Keep in mind that the chosen lessons must contain a combined total of at least four vocab items that meet the activity requirements.
  7. When you are ready, {{^phone}}do one of the following:
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To choose learned vocab items to use in activities:

  1. Read the name of the activity at the top of the window to verify that you have the correct one selected. To change it, {{#web}}click{{/web}}{{^web}}tap{{/web}}{{^phone}} the icon beside the activity name and select a different activity from the menu which appears{{/phone}}{{#phone}} CHANGE beside the activity name{{/phone}}.
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  3. Do one of the following:
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