L.6.1. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

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Ages: 10 - 14
What are auxiliary or helping verbs?
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This award-winning courses was filmed in the Campbell River area of Vancouver Island in beautiful British Columbia, Canada. This clip is the lesson on 'Verb Phrases' from The Basic Cozy Grammar Course. The speaker is on the beach.  She defines/explai... [more]
Found by grazianione in L.6.1
August 11, 2009 at 01:42 PM
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Ages: 7 - 18
What are Adjectives?
From YouTube, produced by Yossarian the Grammarian
Tough talk from Yossarian the Grammarian on adjectives, the words that modify nouns. Suitable for elementary and older learners. Instructor uses a whiteboard for presentation. (02:11)
Found by teresahopson in L.6.1
December 29, 2009 at 07:51 PM
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Ages: 13 - 18
The Adverbial Clause
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This is a video of a classroom setting on adverbial clauses. This is from the 'Excellence in Writing' series. (05:12)
Found by teresahopson in L.6.1
February 16, 2010 at 10:04 PM
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Ages: 15 - 18
Grammar Slam! - Misplaced Modifiers
From YouTube, produced by Jessica van den Ancker
This narrated slide show defines modifiers, explains how they often occur, and provides several examples, along with their corrections.  Each sentence error is clearly explained . (02:18)
May 27, 2012 at 09:15 AM
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Ages: 12 - 15
Singular, Plural, and Non-Count Nouns
From YouTube, produced by EFLStar
This tutorial describes the difference between singular and plural nouns, as well as other number class-related issues. Many examples and clear definitions make this video easy to follow. Other areas of the English language that change due to singula... [more]
Found by CKR11 in L.6.1
November 20, 2009 at 02:46 PM
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Ages: 8 - 18
Abstract and Concrete Nouns, Common and Proper Nouns, Collective and Compound Nouns
From YouTube, produced by Wildcatter Productions
The viewer is taken on a journey to outer space aboard the "GRAMMARSHIP." Spike, the pilot, and Mission Specialist, Debbie Speller, convey the information through creative examples of correct grammar usage, based on the space program and basic ast... [more]
Found by grazianione in L.6.1
February 7, 2010 at 05:47 PM
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Ages: 6 - 13
Adjective or Adverb?
From YouTube, produced by BildungInteraktiv
This is an easy-to-understand tutorial explaining the most important rules of the formation and usage of adjectives and adverbs. Students would benefit from students have a print out to help them follow this fast-moving eight-minute video. (07:56)
Found by vernatasmith in L.6.1
November 22, 2010 at 04:22 PM
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Ages: 9 - 15
Dependent / Independent Clauses
From YouTube, produced by Learn American English
In this teacher-created video, an English teacher defines clauses.  Then the teacher explains the difference between dependent and independent clauses. The teacher provides tips for identifying dependent clauses. The video is in lecture format and ex... [more]
Found by grazianione in L.6.1
August 14, 2009 at 11:11 AM
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Ages: 11 - 18
Gerunds and Gerund Phrases
From YouTube, produced by mrthoth
Yossarian the Grammarian explains what gerunds are and how to distinguish gerunds from other parts of speech.  Through giving examples on the white board, a thorough explanation of gerunds is given.  Gerunds are words ending in -ing that function as ... [more]
Found by CKR11 in L.6.1
January 8, 2010 at 02:54 PM
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Ages: 11 - 18
Subject and Verb Agreement
From YouTube, produced by jane straus
This lesson is on finding subjects and verbs & subject and verb agreement. Jane Straus, foremost expert, answers your burning English grammar and punctuation questions. To see the entire contents of The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation online and... [more]
Found by grazianione in L.6.1
April 1, 2010 at 08:42 PM
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