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Balancing the options: tourist resort

Help a local council to investigate community attitudes to a proposed tourist resort. Gather facts and opinions from residents, environmentalists and park management. Compare options, then choose the plan that best addresses issues raised by all of the interest groups. Explain the reasons for your recommendation. This learning ...

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Discovering democracy: sport and leisure

View a slideshow of images and text to find out how Australians filled their leisure hours during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Identify holiday activities and methods of reaching holiday destinations. Examine the development of organised sport and other leisure activities, as well as the role that these activities ...

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Mystery objects: Li Yiping

Sort out some mixed-up luggage. Examine objects such as a guidebook, a diary and a toy panda. Explore biographical information about a bus passenger named Li Yiping. Choose questions to ask. Match the items of luggage to their owner. This learning object is one in a series of four objects. The objects are also packaged ...

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Mystery objects: matching objects to people [Chinese]

Sort out some mixed-up luggage. Examine objects such as a guidebook, a diary and a toy panda. Explore biographical information about bus passengers. Choose questions to ask them. Match the items of luggage to their owners. This learning object is a combination of four objects in the same series

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Mystery objects: David Hunt [Chinese]

Sort out some mixed-up luggage. Examine objects such as a guidebook, a diary and a toy panda. Explore biographical information about a bus passenger named David Hunt. Choose questions to ask. Match the items of luggage to their owner. This learning object is one in a series of four objects. The objects are also packaged ...

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Mystery objects: Jack Grant [Japanese]

Sort out some mixed-up luggage. Examine objects such as chopsticks, a dictionary and a postcard. Explore biographical information about a bus passenger named Jack Grant. Choose questions to ask. Match the items of luggage to their owner. This learning object is one in a series of four objects. The objects are also packaged ...

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Mystery objects: Akira Sato

Sort out some mixed-up luggage. Examine objects such as chopsticks, a dictionary and a postcard. Explore biographical information about a bus passenger named Akira Sato. Choose questions to ask. Match the items of luggage to their owner. This learning object is one in a series of four objects. The objects are also packaged ...

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Lost bag: hotel reception [Indonesian]

Arrive at an Indonesian hotel. Decide what to do when your luggage goes missing. Watch another traveller talk with a receptionist at the front desk. Notice how the hotel clerk reacts to phrases, tone of voice, gestures and facial expressions. Choose the most culturally appropriate way of asking for help. Use a polite greeting, ...

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Lost bag: ask a baggage handler [Chinese] [Windows version]

Fly to Beijing. Decide what to do when your luggage goes missing. Watch another traveller talk with a local baggage handler. Notice how the baggage handler reacts to phrases, tone of voice, gestures and facial expressions. Choose the most culturally appropriate way of asking for help. This learning object is one in a series ...

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Lost bag: hotel reception [Chinese] [Windows version]

Arrive at a Chinese hotel. Decide what to do when your luggage goes missing. Watch another traveller talk with a receptionist at the front desk. Notice how the hotel clerk reacts to phrases, tone of voice, gestures and facial expressions. Choose the most culturally appropriate way of asking for help. Use a polite greeting, ...

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Lost bag: ask a baggage handler [Japanese] [Windows version]

Fly to Tokyo. Decide what to do when your luggage goes missing. Watch another traveller talk with a local baggage handler. Notice how the baggage handler reacts to phrases, tone of voice, gestures and facial expressions. Choose the most culturally appropriate way of asking for help. This learning object is one in a series ...

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Lost bag: hotel reception [Japanese] [Windows version]

Arrive at a Japanese hotel. Decide what to do when your luggage goes missing. Watch another traveller talk with a receptionist at the front desk. Notice how the hotel clerk reacts to phrases, tone of voice, gestures and facial expressions. Choose the most culturally appropriate way of asking for help. Use a polite greeting, ...

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Know your rights: three missions

Travel through Western Australia to get to a music festival. Earn money to pay for travel costs. Meet a range of people along the way who may help you or cause problems. Resolve three situations where human rights are not being respected. Refer to extracts from the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights. For ...

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Know your rights: five missions

Travel through Western Australia to get to a music festival. Earn money to pay for travel costs. Meet a range of people along the way who may help you or cause problems. Resolve five situations where human rights are not being respected. Refer to extracts from the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights. For ...

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Explore Indonesia: get packed

Pack your bags for a trip to an Indonesian island such as Kalimantan or Sumatra. Think about the climate, culture and possible activities. Choose items suited to your destination. For example, choose beach items and sunscreen for a trip to Bali.

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Paradise Island

Explore arguments for and against building a tourist resort on a tropical island. Examine a development proposal and comments from locals and the media. Notice that the comments contain emotive language and are not always based on fact. Prepare a case representing the point of view of a group such as the indigenous population, ...

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Travels in Indonesia: warung

Find a small restaurant in an Indonesian town in South Sulawesi. Choose items from a menu. Talk with a waiter and other diners. Use cultural knowledge to answer questions politely. This learning object is one in a series of five objects.

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Travels in Indonesia: bus tour

Find a travel agency in an Indonesian town. Choose tours from a list including hanging caves and ancient graveyards. Talk with a travel agent. Use cultural knowledge to explore tour information politely. This learning object is one in a series of five objects.

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Travels in Indonesia: souvenir shop

Find a souvenir shop in an Indonesian town. Choose craft items such as a traditional rug, porcelain bowl and pottery jug. Talk with a sales person and a local customer. Use cultural knowledge to ask and answer questions politely. This learning object is one in a series of five objects.

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Travels in Indonesia: pharmacy

Find a chemist shop in an Indonesian town. Choose items including regional and traditional Indonesian remedies. Talk with a pharmacist and a local customer. Use cultural knowledge to answer questions politely. This learning object is one in a series of five objects.