Tertiary Catalogue

Series: Bertram Poppingstock: Problem Solver


Applying Spelling Rules

Applying Spelling Rules

Engrossed in solving a crossword puzzle, Bertram fails to notice when the evil Sir Professor Teacher kidnaps his loyal customer Polly. Forced to participate in a Deadly Spelling Bee to save her, Bertram has to rely on his knowledge of word...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
Bias in the Media

Bias in the Media

Do you find yourself getting all hot under the collar because of media bias? Well, Bertram Poppingstock knows exactly how you feel. Watch as he wages a one man war against biased reporting in print and electronic media, explaining to us mere...Show More
Improving Your Reading Vocabulary

Improving Your Reading Vocabulary

When Bertram’s nemesis Sir Professor Teacher plants a bomb in the school’s boiler system, it’s up to Bertram and his favourite customer Polly to use their knowledge of vocabulary and reading strategies in order to make sense of a partly...Show More
Improving Your Writing Vocabulary

Improving Your Writing Vocabulary

Bertram is invited to his former school to make a speech about improving vocabulary when writing. But when his most loyal customer Polly and his robot sidekick Vocab-Bot find him in a trance induced by the diabolical Sir Professor Teacher, they...Show More
Spelling for Effect

Spelling for Effect

Bertram’s video blog about spelling for humour and characterisation doesn’t seem very popular – until one of his fans invites him to do a stand-up comedy routine! But when Bertram goes missing, his friends Polly and Vocab-bot must follow...Show More
Stereotypes in the Media

Stereotypes in the Media

Tired of lame media clichés? Well, so are we, along with our auspicious pal, Bertram Poppingstock. Come along with us on our mission to weed out and stifle stereotypes in the media. We trace the origins of media stereotypes from false...Show More
Structural Elements of Media Texts

Structural Elements of Media Texts

Bertram Poppingstock is as determined as ever to save the world from his latest archrival – an evil media mogul manipulating the news to serve her own diabolical agenda. Want to become a savvier consumer of popular media? From sensationalised...Show More
Visual Features of Media Texts

Visual Features of Media Texts

Ever wondered how to create a killer publication layout? Come and explore the visual and interactive elements of media texts with the irrepressible Bertram Poppingstock. In this episode, he launches into a mission to stop an evil media mogul from...Show More