Interactive oral activities should be the heart of any foreign language program. The main goal of any Chinese program should be to provide students with many opportunities to practice and use the language in meaningful ways. When teachers consistently do activities, students learn that they are expected to talk and communicate in their classes. The following video clip archive is a collection of a variety of teaching activities. They are not scripted or perfect activities, but illustrate the many ways that Chinese language teachers can keep their students interacting and speaking Mandarin.