Study English Series 1

Designed to help those preparing for the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) test for entry into a College or University where English is the language of tuition, or for employment or immigration purposes.

Each episode is based on video interviews with native speakers of English on topics with relevance to IELTS. The video footage is drawn from science, education and current affairs television programs.

All key skills are addressed, including listening, reading, writing and speaking. The key feature of this series is its authentic English usage. All bite-sized episodes are independent of each other and can be viewed in any order.

Ep 1 - Electronic Crime
In this episode we look at word families and do some spelling.
Ep 2 - Vitamin D
In this epsiode we look at ways of discussing a topic and the difference between fact and opinion.
Ep 3 - Company Growth
In this epsiode we look at the language of description. We will talk about businesses and different ways to discuss economic information.
Ep 4 - Rising Dollar
In this episode we're going to be making comparisons and looking at prepositions of time.
Ep 5 - Global Warming
In this episode we're going to look at ways of brainstorming, taking notes and developing ideas.
Ep 6 - Greenhouse Gases
In this episode we'll be looking at the language of cause and effect. Plus the names of countries and nationalities.
Ep 7 - Enviro-Loo
In this episode we'll be talking about the types of language needed to describe processes.
Ep 8 - Crocodile Tourism
In this episode we'll look at how to use the relative pronouns, that, which and who and practice linking words when speaking English.
Ep 9 - ADHD
In this episode we'll be talking about acronyms, abbreviations and names.
Ep 10- Solar House
In this episode we're going to look at ways of connecting ideas.
Ep 11 - Recounting the Past
In this episode we're going to look at ways to talk about something that's happened in the past.
Ep 12 - Carbon Cycle
In this epsiode we're going to look at how to describe cycles and also the use and purpose of phrasal verbs.
Ep 13 - Under the Sea
In this epsiode we're going to look at articles, indefinite articles 'a' and 'an' and the definite article 'the'.
Ep 14- Junk DNA
In this episode we're going to look at conditional sentences. They're sentences that use 'if'.
Ep 15 - Sea Floor
In this episode we're going to look at adjectives - how you order them and how you use them to compare and describe things.
Ep 16 - DVT
In this episode we'll discuss how to talk about things in the future.
Ep 17- Water and Ageing
In this episode we're going to look at some of the features of formal, written English.
Ep 18 - Salinity
In this episode we'll be looking at language you can use to describe processess, including transition signals.
Ep 19- Weather Report
In this epsiode we'll be listening to numbers and practise saying and spelling them.
Ep 20 - Torres Strait
In this episode we will talk about places, locations and directions.
Ep 21- Watching Birds
In this episode we'll learn about the continuous tense and practice some sentence stress.
Ep 22- Finance Report
In this episode we will listen to a finance report and learn about numerical data.
Ep 23- Octopuses
In this episode we're going to talk about ways to describe appearance, character and behaviour.
Ep 24- Perfect Siesta
In this episode we are going to look at intonation - the meaning behind the tone of your voice. Plus we review the use of the comma.
Ep 25- Copyright
In this episode we will talk abut simple present tense, definitions and technical vocabulary, all the things you need to know and use to write a report.
Ep 26- Urban Archaeology
In this episode we are going to look at classification - how things are sorted into classes or groups. Plus we will practice the pronunciation of final s sounds.

This program is released for non theatrical use within educational, government and business organisations. Additional payments under a Screenrights licence are not required. Please contact us for Exhibition or Streaming Licences.

Production Year: 
2004
Duration: 
26 x 10 mins
Series Episode
Standard $330
Schools $330
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