ESL: English Grammar

Video Lectures

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Lecture 1
Preferences
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Preferences
In this video lesson, Instructor Jennifer Lebedev introduces verbal communication of Preferences.
Lecture 2
Conditionals I
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Conditionals I
In this video lesson, Instructor Jennifer Lebedev introduces the first of several lessons on Conditionals. She begins with Factual Conditionals in the present. Level: intermediate - high intermediate.
Lecture 3
Conditionals II
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Conditionals II
In this video lesson, Instructor Jennifer Lebedev teaches the second lesson on conditionals. There is a review and expansion on present factual conditionals, and then we move on to look at Factual Conditionals in the future. Level: intermediate - high intermediate.
Lecture 4
Conditionals III
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Conditionals III
In this video lesson, Instructor Jennifer Lebedev teaches the third lesson on conditionals. In this segment we look at conditional statements with "unless." Level: high intermediate.
Lecture 5
Conditionals IV
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Conditionals IV
In this video lesson, Instructor Jennifer Lebedev teaches the fourth lesson on conditionals. In this lesson we turn our attention to unreal conditional statements in the present time. Level: high intermediate - advanced.
Lecture 6
Conditionals V
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Conditionals V
In this video lesson, Instructor Jennifer Lebedev teaches the fifth lesson on conditionals. It will be presented in 2 parts. This first part is mainly explanation of form and use of unreal conditionals in the past. Level: high intermediate - adavanced.
Lecture 7
Conditionals VI
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Conditionals VI
In this video lesson, Instructor Jennifer Lebedev teaches the sixth lesson on conditions. We review form and use of unreal conditionals in the past. Exercises invite students to practice using this structure. Level: high intermediate - advanced.
Lecture 8
Prepositions I
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Prepositions I
In this video lesson, Instructor Jennifer Lebedev teaches prepositions of location and direction. The list of prepositions is long, so this is meant to be a review and not an introduction. This is a lesson in 3 parts. Level: high beginner - intermediate.
Lecture 9
Prepositions II
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Prepositions II
In this video lesson, Instructor Jennifer Lebedev teaches part 2 of a lesson on prepositions of location and direction. The list of prepositions is long, so this is meant to be a review and not an introduction. Level: high beginner - intermediate.
Lecture 10
Prepositions III
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Prepositions III
In this video lesson, Instructor Jennifer Lebedev teaches part 3 of a lesson on prepositions of location and direction. The list of prepositions is long, so this is meant to be a review and not an introduction. Level: high beginner - intermediate.
Lecture 11
The Passive Voice I
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The Passive Voice I
In this video lesson, Instructor Jennifer Lebedev introduces The Passive Voice. This is an introduction to the passive in two parts. We talk about what the passive is, how it's formed, and why it's used. Level: high intermediate to advanced.
Lecture 12
The Passive Voice II
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The Passive Voice II
In this video lesson, Instructor Jennifer Lebedev continues her lesson on The Passive Voice. This is an introduction to the passive in two parts. We talk about what the passive is, how it's formed, and why it's used. Level: high intermediate to advanced.
Lecture 13
The Passive III
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The Passive III
In this video lesson, Instructor Jennifer Lebedev teaches using an Indirect Object as the subject in a passive sentence. Level: high intermediate to advanced.
Lecture 14
SEEM I
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SEEM I
In this video lesson, Instructor Jennifer Lebedev introduces the part one of our lesson on SEEM. We look at the basic meaning and common uses of this verb. Level: intermediate to advanced.
Lecture 15
SEEM II
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SEEM II
In this video lesson, Instructor Jennifer Lebedev teaches the part two of our lesson on SEEM. We now look at more advanced uses of this verb. Level: high intermediate to advanced.
Lecture 16
Present Perfect I
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Present Perfect I
In this video lesson, Instructor Jennifer Lebedev introduces the Part 1 of a lesson in four parts. In Part 1 we practice forming the present perfect tense, and I begin to explain why this tense is used. Level: high intermediate to advanced.
Lecture 17
Present Perfect II
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Present Perfect II
In this video lesson, Instructor Jennifer Lebedev teaches Part 2, where we continue to look at reasons why the present perfect is used. A contrast is made between the present perfect and the simple past. Level: high intermediate to advanced.
Lecture 18
Present Perfect III
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Present Perfect III
In this video lesson, Instructor Jennifer Lebedev teaches Part 3 of a lesson in four parts. In Part 3 we practice forming the negative and questions in the present perfect tense. Reasons for using the present perfect are reviewed. Level: high intermediate to advanced.
Lecture 19
Present Perfect IV
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Present Perfect IV
In this video lesson, Instructor Jennifer Lebedev teaches Part 4 of a lesson in four parts. In Part 4 we practice using time expressions and finally begin our study of the present perfect progressive. Level: high intermediate to advanced.
ATTENTION: A bonus feature follows Part Four. This additional material will compare and contrast several verb tenses including the present perfect and the present perfect progressive. Be sure to look for it!
Lecture 20
Present Perfect V
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Present Perfect V
In this video lesson, Instructor Jennifer Lebedev gives a Bonus Feature of Grammar Lesson 6. This additional material compares and contrast several verb tenses including the present perfect and the present perfect progressive. Level: high intermediate to advanced.
Be sure to watch Parts 1, 2, 3, and 4 prior to this!