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Series: English


ABC Sing with Me!

ABC Sing with Me!

Students read, sing and learn about the 26 letters of the alphabet. This curriculum-aligned song targets outcomes of curriculum documents and supports and integrates classroom learning across key subject areas.
Abstract Nouns

Abstract Nouns

This programme introduces and explores abstract nouns. What are abstract nouns and how do we spot them in sentences? What are the most common examples of abstract nouns? Abstract nouns are defined, exemplified and reviewed with on-screen,...Show More
Academic Essay Writing for Beginners

Academic Essay Writing for Beginners

What is a thesis? What is the purpose of the introduction? How do you develop the body of an essay? What is the purpose of the conclusion? The answers to all of these questions are covered to teach how to write an academic essay from start to...Show More
Adjectives

Adjectives

Pat has lost her cat Donut, so she’s enlisted the help of Officer Ray to find her! But her police report has no useful information that will help find Donut. Perhaps if she uses adjectives to describe Donut, they will be able to find her...Show More
Adverbs

Adverbs

Gary and Abby have a new card game called Adverb Attack... except they’re not sure how to play. Let’s learn the rules of the game together and learn all about adverbs at the same time! This Miniclip outlines what adverbs are and the four...Show More
Alliteration

Alliteration

Students will discover what alliteration is and the impacts of this figurative language device on poetry using the poem ‘Wise Wahoo’ by teacher Jon. They will also learn why the device is used in poetry and be invited to experiment with the...Show More
Apostrophe Catastrophe

Apostrophe Catastrophe

Indie has to write some shop signs. How will she decide where to use apostrophes, full stops, question marks, and exclamation marks? This episode explores spelling and punctuation including contractions, apostrophes, full stops, question marks,...Show More
Apostrophes

Apostrophes

Our quirky presenter is on a mission to get to the library and get all of his punctuation questions answered. Following a quick history lesson on where apostrophes came from and common misuses of apostrophes, we get straight into learning about...Show More
Basic Spelling Rules

Basic Spelling Rules

Sir Professor Teacher has taken the Internet hostage and Bertram has to complete a series of complex spelling challenges to stop him from shutting it down. Along the way Bertram relies on helpful spelling rules for vowel pairs, suffixes, compound...Show More
Brekkie Bites

Brekkie Bites

Mr P has created his very own brand of cereal – but he needs help designing the box to help sell it to the public! Indie has to use adjectives to describe the main ingredients. How will she decide which are the best adjectives to use and how to...Show More
Can You Avoid Falling for Fake News?

Can You Avoid Falling for Fake News?

This video equips students with strategic skills to analyse and easily spot fake news. It explores how to perform a visual check of an app or website, conduct reverse image searches and look for unusual domain extensions or misspelled words and...Show More
Can You Spot Fake News?

Can You Spot Fake News?

This engaging video tests what students have learned from the ‘Fake News’ series by checking their ability to distinguish real news from fake news. It includes ‘news’ such as clickbait from ELLE magazine, Russia releasing lions into the...Show More
Capitals and Commas

Capitals and Commas

Join our quirky presenter as he makes his way into the city, sorting out the rules for capitalisation and comma use along the way. This is an entertaining approach to learning punctuation, with opportunities for students to apply the rules during...Show More
Commonly Confused Homophones: Aloud/Allowed, Who's/Whose, Capital/Capitol

Commonly Confused Homophones: Aloud/Allowed, Who's/Whose, Capital/Capitol

This programme introduces and differentiates between commonly confused homophones, such as aloud/allowed, who's/whose, and capital/capitol. Detailed graphics and on-screen, multiple-choice reviews at the end of each segment reinforce important...Show More
Commonly Confused Homophones: To/Too/Two, Their/There/They're

Commonly Confused Homophones: To/Too/Two, Their/There/They're

This programme introduces and differentiates between commonly confused homophones, such as to/too/two and there/their/they're. Detailed graphics and on-screen, multiple-choice reviews at the end of each segment reinforce important concepts and...Show More
Comparative and Superlative Adjectives

Comparative and Superlative Adjectives

This programme introduces, defines and explores comparative and superlative adjectives and adverbs. What are the different types of adjectives and adverbs? What are the rules associated with each? How do we spot them in sentences? Examples are...Show More
Conjunctions

Conjunctions

Abby has just finished writing a letter to her pen pal Igor – but her dog Mylo ripped it all up! Can you help Abby piece her letter back together with the help of conjunctions? This Miniclip explores the power of conjunctions and how they can...Show More
Contractions

Contractions

Gary and Liz have heard that their local council wants to build a shopping centre on their favourite park. They’re trying to come up with some snappy slogans to use at the rally to save the park. Maybe using some contractions will help save...Show More
Coordinating and Subordinating Conjunctions

Coordinating and Subordinating Conjunctions

This programme introduces and explores coordinating and subordinating conjunctions. What are conjunctions, and how do we spot them in sentences? Definitions and examples are given for both coordinating and subordinating conjunctions. Detailed...Show More
Creating Characters

Creating Characters

'Show, don't tell' is the secret to good creative writing. A script writer demonstrates ways to use this strategy when writing and shares a sample script. 'Showing' character feelings and actions will help you create believable characters.
Debates

Debates

With an election looming, it’s time for Eve, President of the Entire Earth, to find out if she got this job simply because of her height, or whether she’s got the right stuff. What does a debate involve? How can she win it? Who is her mystery...Show More
Episode 01: Introduction to Words

Episode 01: Introduction to Words

Blue talks about his love for words and explains the use of words to create poems.
Episode 02: Reading Poems

Episode 02: Reading Poems

Blue explains how to read a poem (Incy Wincy Spider) but it all goes wrong. With the help of Sam and Mr. Pirate they get it right eventually.
Episode 03: Reciting Poetry

Episode 03: Reciting Poetry

Mr. Pirate is reciting a poem (The Owl and the Pussycat) but no one can hear him. With a little help from friends everyone gets to enjoy it.
Episode 04: Feeling Poetry

Episode 04: Feeling Poetry

Sam is shivering from reading a poem (Little Miss Muffet) whilst Mr. Pirate finds it funny how the poem makes Sam feel.