Tertiary Catalogue

English


Sentence Structure

Sentence Structure

Life Sentence

This video explores the basic concept of sentence structure. Gil T. Mann is very close to learning the result of his court trial. The sentence structures contained in his written statement will determine whether he is found guilty, or just plain...Show More
Verbs: Tense & Number Agreement

Verbs: Tense & Number Agreement

Life Sentence

Learners can struggle with conjugation and tense agreement. It all sounds like utter linguistic jargon to Gil T. Mann. But these are actually core grammar concepts we use every day when writing English. Gil quickly learns the importance of...Show More
Punctuation

Punctuation

Life Sentence

This video explores basic grammar questions for learners: When should you use a comma? How do you use quotation marks in your writing to show someone else is speaking? And what on earth is the difference between a colon and a semi-colon, anyway?!...Show More

Episode 4: Fear

Adrift

Will's past catches up with him. And he finally understands why he has been brought in for questioning.

Episode 3: Commitment

Adrift

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.

Episode 2: Trust

Adrift

Filled with mistrust about the agent interviewing him, Will struggles with his conscious to answer her questions. But when important case details are revealed to him, Will realises co-operating is his only choice.

Episode 1: Regret

Adrift

Will wakes up in a darkened interview room handcuffed to a chair. Who brought him here and what do they want?
Episode 6: When Will It Be Over? (Gold)

Episode 6: When Will It Be Over? (Gold)

Fortune (Gold)

With time running out, Jimmy is forced into facing his past to deal with the present. This episode is aimed at upper intermediate to low advanced learners, and focuses on future continuous and perfect tense, and goodbyes.
Episode 5: Twists and Turns (Gold)

Episode 5: Twists and Turns (Gold)

Fortune (Gold)

Furious with Daniel's continued deceit, Jimmy confronts him with some uncomfortable facts. This episode is aimed at upper intermediate to low advanced learners, and focuses on using relative clauses and dealing with unwelcome questions.
Episode 4: Safe House (Gold)

Episode 4: Safe House (Gold)

Fortune (Gold)

With Jenny's life in danger, Jimmy decides to take a more direct approach to finding her. This episode is aimed at upper intermediate to low advanced learners, and focuses on using wish and offering to help.
Episode 3: The Clock Is Ticking (Gold)

Episode 3: The Clock Is Ticking (Gold)

Fortune (Gold)

Jimmy calls on an old friend for help and Daniel sinks further into trouble. This episode is aimed at upper intermediate to low advanced learners, and focuses on reported speech and phone calls
Episode 2: A Friend in Need (Gold)

Episode 2: A Friend in Need (Gold)

Fortune (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.
Episode 1: Help (Gold)

Episode 1: Help (Gold)

Fortune (Gold)

Jimmy Fortune receives an unexpected phone call from a past life. This episode is aimed at upper intermediate to low advanced learners, and focuses on modals of deduction and speculation, and requests.
Episode 6: When Will It Be Over? (Blue)

Episode 6: When Will It Be Over? (Blue)

Fortune (Blue)

With time running out, Jimmy is forced into facing his past to deal with the present. This episode is aimed at high elementary to pre-intermediate learners, and looks at future time and saying goodbyes.
Episode 5: Twists and Turns (Blue)

Episode 5: Twists and Turns (Blue)

Fortune (Blue)

Furious with Daniel's continued deceit, Jimmy confronts him with some uncomfortable facts. This episode is aimed at high elementary to pre-intermediate learners, and focuses on present perfect tense and suggestions.
Episode 4: Safe House (Blue)

Episode 4: Safe House (Blue)

Fortune (Blue)

With Jenny's life in danger, Jimmy decides to take a more direct approach to finding her. This episode is aimed at high elementary to pre-intermediate learners, and focuses on the modals 'have to' and should', and offering help.
Episode 3: The Clock Is Ticking (Blue)

Episode 3: The Clock Is Ticking (Blue)

Fortune (Blue)

Jimmy calls on an old friend for help and Daniel sinks further into trouble. This episode is aimed at high elementary to pre-intermediate learners, and focuses imperatives and phone calls.
Episode 2: A Friend in Need (Blue)

Episode 2: A Friend in Need (Blue)

Fortune (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
Episode 1: Help (Blue)

Episode 1: Help (Blue)

Fortune (Blue)

Jimmy Fortune receives an unexpected phone call from a past life. This episode is aimed at high elementary to pre-intermediate learners, and focuses on 'WH' questions and requests.
Handwriting Tips

Handwriting Tips

This engaging clip provides clear and precise instructions to students who wish to develop fluency and neatness in their handwriting. A difficult skill to master, handwriting requires practice of simple, repeatable exercises such as those...Show More
Izzy Learns Modality and Nominalisation

Izzy Learns Modality and Nominalisation

Elmore's Grammar Workshop

Elmore is trying to construct the perfect movie trailer and Izzy wants to win an upcoming school debate. The secret to success might just lie in their abilities to use high modality language and nominalisation to improve the persuasiveness and...Show More
Izzy Learns Abstraction and Technical Language

Izzy Learns Abstraction and Technical Language

Elmore's Grammar Workshop

Izzy and Elmore are both preparing speeches they have to give at upcoming conventions. It’s a perfect opportunity for Elmore to help Izzy improve her presentation by employing techniques for academic and technical writing. Abstraction,...Show More
Izzy Learns about Clauses

Izzy Learns about Clauses

Elmore's Grammar Workshop

When Izzy struggles to organise all of her great ideas for her school's 'grammar battle' about whether cats or dogs are better, Elmore enthusiastically offers helpful tips on how to construct effective sentences. Understanding various clause...Show More
A Typical Day

A Typical Day

Basic English

Talk about what you do everyday, what you often do and what you never do.
Meeting People

Meeting People

Basic English

Simple ways to say hello and goodbye, introduce yourself, and use the right body language.