Tertiary Catalogue

Series: English as an Additional Language


A Friend in Need (Blue)

A Friend in Need (Blue)

Daniel needs Jimmy's help but is unwilling to share his secrets. This episode is aimed at high elementary to pre-intermediate learners, and focuses on past simple tense and service encounters
A Friend in Need (Gold)

A Friend in Need (Gold)

Daniel needs Jimmy's help but is unwilling to share his secrets. This episode is aimed at upper intermediate to low advanced learners, and focuses on past perfect tense and service encounters.
A Typical Day

A Typical Day

Talk about what you do everyday, what you often do and what you never do.
About Us

About Us

In this programme we describe people - both physical and non-physical descriptions. It introduces asking personal questions, simple words, expressions and tips and a practice section.
Annoyances and Complaints

Annoyances and Complaints

This programme aims to initiate conversations about complaints using appropriate lexis, sentence structure and grammar points. Particular emphasis is placed on the complaints that students might have at school, in shared accommodation, at home,...Show More
Apostrophes and Quotation Marks

Apostrophes and Quotation Marks

Some of the most misused and misunderstood pieces of punctuation are also the smallest. This programme provides a practical review of two important punctuation marks - apostrophes and speech marks. We begin with the troublesome apostrophe - its...Show More
Are You OK?

Are You OK?

This programme covers our wellbeing and simple language for feeling unwell, It introduces the use of should, simple words, expressions and tips and a practice section.
Asking for Help

Asking for Help

This video explores how to ask others for help, directly and indirectly, and how to say why you may need help.
At Home

At Home

This programme covers language for things we do in and around our homes. It introduces the use of Let's, simple words, expressions and tips and a practice section.
At the Market

At the Market

This programme covers languages for shopping at the market and checking prices. It introduces the use of this to establish a time, simple words, expressions and tips and a practice section.
Can I Help?

Can I Help?

Offer your help to other people – ask how you can help, ask what you can do.
Can You Spell That?

Can You Spell That?

In this programme people spell words to clarify information. It introduces the pronouns my and your, simple words, expressions and tips and a practice section.
Colons, Semicolons, Brackets, Dots and Dashes

Colons, Semicolons, Brackets, Dots and Dashes

Punctuation is something many people have trouble getting their heads around. This programme provides a comprehensive guide to proper punctuation. We examine some common punctuation errors and pitfalls, and explain how to improve our written...Show More
Commitment

Commitment

Will continues to co-operate with the agent and admits he didn't complete the task of delivering his contact to safety. His prior actions are called into question with a startling revelation.
Comparing

Comparing

This video explores the differences between what is the same and what is different, which is better and which is more important?
Dancing These Days Away

Dancing These Days Away

A series of unfortunate events finally force Tommy to seek out Anna's help.
Do You Like Them?

Do You Like Them?

This video explores what it means to talk about what you like, what you don't like, and asking other people what they like.
Doing Things

Doing Things

This programme covers a range of activities we do every day at home. It introduces can/ can't, simple words, expressions and tips and a practice section.
Emergency!

Emergency!

This program covers basic language for reporting and dealing with emergencies. It introduces imperatives, simple words, expressions and tips and a practice section.
Episode 1

Episode 1

Emma Oakley treks into the wilderness, heading for Skippers Pass. On her hike she unexpectedly meets a mysterious young woman. Sophie, and is invited to go with her to a hidden swimming hole.
Episode 2

Episode 2

Things take a strange and unsettling turn for Emma after Sophie disappears while they are swimming together.
Episode 3

Episode 3

A startling discovery and a series of frightening events lead Emma to question her sanity.
Episode 4

Episode 4

As the mystery deepens, Emma is unsure if she will ever find her way out of Skippers Pass.
Essay Writing Techniques in English Studies

Essay Writing Techniques in English Studies

Writing an essay is a skill that can be learned. This film identifies and breaks down the different factors that are important in constructing a well written essay. This program is split into in four main points: identifying the question;...Show More
Family and Friends

Family and Friends

Describe family members and talk about friends and relatives. This episode contains six sections: language functions, grammar, everyday expressions, vocabulary, tips and speaking practice.