A writing exercise in observing verbal and nonverbal communication in a real life situation.
A writing exercise in personal expression and identifying ones own cultural preferences.
A speaking exercise focused on phonemic awareness, nonverbal and para-linguistics.
A partner communication exercise focusing on rhetoric, cultural empathy and frustration.
A Holiday focused vocabulary exercise that is introspective and inter-culturally comparative.
A pragmatic exercise comparing perceptions on cultural propriety with different topics.
A reading/observational/writing exercise focused on cultural differences with new literature.
This exercise refocuses classical scenario scripts with different formal and informal choices
This exercise is vocabulary centered while interactively reading nonverbal communications
This exercise uses nursery rhymes and tongue twisters to explore perceptions of language
Christy attempts to get her life together but finds it a challenge when her estranged mother, Bonnie, comes back into her life.
Christy and Bonnie put their differences aside and work together to deal with a family crisis.
Christy goes on her first date since she quit drinking, while Bonnie teaches Roscoe how to gamble.
Everyone tests Christy's patience while Bonnie encounters an old rival
Christy befriends a woman named Regina who has a lot of problems while Bonnie tries to put someone else's needs first.
Christy tries to take things slow with Adam, while Bonnie and Marjorie disagree on the meaning of "taking it slow".
Christy confronts Luke's conservative parents who do not approve of Violet's pregnancy, while Bonnie deals with menopause.
Christy is nervous about an upcoming romantic weekend getaway with Adam, while Claudia suspects Gabriel of cheating on her.
Christy and her fellow AA members try to help when Bonnie loses her job and apartment and hits rock bottom.
Christy has trouble accepting how much easier life is with Bonnie in the house. Meanwhile, Baxter sets up camp in the driveway.
Christy and Bonnie go above and beyond to help Marjorie who has cancer. Meanwhile, Violet faces the realities of pregnancy.