Because the target culture is inextricably intertwined with the target language, questions regarding cultural practices and traditions inevitably surface. While they can be incorporated into situations played out in conversation sessions, the basis for such role plays is usually established during the tutorials. Except with advanced students who can sustain such discussions in the target language, these discussions often take place in English.


Culture Example I (Pashto)

In this Pashto tutorial, the student’s vocabulary question leads to a discussion about the treatment of guests.