ESL from STANDARD DEVIANTS. Written by professional English as a Second Language instructors, each 30-minute video covers a different part of speech, including pronouns, prepositions and adjectives.
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STANDARD DEVIANTS ESL VOL 1
Your study of English begins with a look at the most important verb of them all: To Be. Without this useful verb, you'd never be able to say "This is an English program." Of course, we'll also explain pronouns - those little words like "we", "she" and "I" that take the place of nouns and keep your sentences nice and neat.
STANDARD DEVIANTS ESL VOL 2
Sooner or later, you're going to need to tell someone how big, old, smooth, or hot something is. Don't worry, we're going to teach you how to use adjectives. These words will help you describe things and make your sentences more interesting.
STANDARD DEVIANTS ESL VOL 3
This handy tense is the basis for simple conversations, from "I work in an office" to "I like hot dogs." But what if you want to tell someone that you like your hot dog? Or that you are in your office? Fortunately, we'll also cover possessives.
STANDARD DEVIANTS ESL VOL 4
On. Under. Out. Behind. These little words are called prepositions, and they are used to describe the relationship - time, location, quantity, purpose, and condition - between a noun and some other word.
STANDARD DEVIANTS ESL VOL 5
QUESTION AND POINTER WORD
Who? What? Where? They're not just for reporters. Everyone needs to know how to use question words in English.
STANDARD DEVIANTS ESL VOL 6
DAYS AND TIME
In today's 24-7 lifestyle, being able to tell the time and schedule your day is more important than ever. Learn about days of the week, the months, the seasons, then move those hands around the clock from morning to midnight.
STANDARD DEVIANTS ESL VOL 7
One of the basic building blocks of learning any language, possessives give you the ability to say what belongs to you and what does not. But possessives in English can be a little bit tricky. When do you use "my" and when do use "mine"? Or "her" and "hers"? Or "its" and... "its."
STANDARD DEVIANTS ESL VOL 8
VERB AND INFINITIVE
So you're comfortable using a single verb. But can you use more than one verb at a time? Stretch your conversations and stretch your sentences by learning to use the present simple tense with an infinitive and before you know it, you will "love to learn" about this handy grammar topic.
STANDARD DEVIANTS ESL VOL 9
THE PAST: WAS & WERE
Want to learn the past tense? Then you need to start with the basics: was and were. You'll use them time and time again, from "how was your day?" to "where were you?" and much, much more.
STANDARD DEVIANTS ESL VOL 10
THE REGULAR PAST
These are the verbs you love in the past tense. They are solid, predictable, reliable, and regular.
STANDARD DEVIANTS ESL VOL 11
THE PAST: IRREGULAR PAST
These are the verbs that will make you want to pull your hair out. They are slippery, unpredictable, unreliable, and irregular. Don't sweat it. Keep your hair in. We'll guide you through all of the twists and turns that irregular past tenses take. We came, we saw, we had a great time.
STANDARD DEVIANTS ESL VOL 12
How do you do the things you do? Quietly? Loudly? If you want to feel the vibe of your verbs, you need to "add" something: adverbs.