Series: English as an Additional Language
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
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.
Talk about what you do everyday, what you often do and what you never do.
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.
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 origins, functions and the reasons why it remains a necessary part of the English language. The programme provides a detailed look at how to use apostrophes to indicate possession and to spell contractions. We also revise the proper use of quotation (or speech) marks, and examine some common errors in using these tricky punctuation marks in written expression. Show Less
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.
This video explores how to ask others for help, directly and indirectly, and how to say why you may need help.
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.
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.
Offer your help to other people – ask how you can help, ask what you can do.
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.
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 expression. We'll look in detail at the functions of colons, semicolons, dashes, parentheses and ellipses. These punctuation marks are often avoided in everyday writing, due to confusion about their features and functions. In this programme we offer some simple rules to optimise the use of these punctuation marks, and demonstrate that effective punctuation needn't be complicated. Show Less
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.
This video explores the differences between what is the same and what is different, which is better and which is more important?
A series of unfortunate events finally force Tommy to seek out Anna's help.
This video explores what it means to talk about what you like, what you don't like, and asking other people what they like.
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.
This program covers basic language for reporting and dealing with emergencies. It introduces imperatives, simple words, expressions and tips and a practice section.
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.
Things take a strange and unsettling turn for Emma after Sophie disappears while they are swimming together.
A startling discovery and a series of frightening events lead Emma to question her sanity.
As the mystery deepens, Emma is unsure if she will ever find her way out of Skippers Pass.
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; conducting relevant research; laying out a plan and then writing a first draft before the actual final piece. These four simple steps are demonstrated by senior high school students tackling various types of English essays, and discovering a way to put their thoughts to paper effectively. This film will aid students in exam situations as well as stimulate essay writing in other subject areas. Show Less
Describe family members and talk about friends and relatives. This episode contains six sections: language functions, grammar, everyday expressions, vocabulary, tips and speaking practice.