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Side by Side - Beginners
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These short, humorous skits feature a variety of characters and focus on one featured grammatical element or part of speech at a time. This makes it easy and fun to learn by listening and repeating.

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Side by Side - Beginners - Verb to be: Introduction

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

Canada, Japan, USA

This video focuses on the verb "to be," with useful phrases for when you first meet people or are asked for your personal information. The second part of the video has an amusing skit, which may not be that funny if you're the sick person in the hospital emergency room.

Side by Side - Beginners - Present Continuous Tense - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

Here's a grammar lesson about how to use the present continuous tense to say what you and anyone else is doing right now at the moment

Side by Side - Beginners - Present Continuous Tense - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

Here's Part 2 of the grammar lesson about using the present continuous tense to say what you and anyone else is doing right now at the moment. TV news reporter Gary Carter meets the Jones family in Central Park and finds out exactly what they’re doing today.

Side by Side - Beginners - Clothing - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

This video introduces us to shopping, getting the salesperson’s attention and asking them for help. We also learn colors, and how to say which color is our favorite.

Side by Side - Beginners - Clothing - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

Here we see shoppers asking for help finding the right item. Then we meet Clyde, the rather eccentric owner of Clyde’s Clothing, who shows us their range of clothing and goods, and is very keen to invite us to shop at his store.

Side by Side - Beginners - Clothing - Part 3

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

Here we get lots of practice hearing “this," “that,” "these,” and “those” used to ask questions and identify objects. Then a silly accident leads to a whole lot of confusion about belongings!

Side by Side - Beginners - Clothing - Part 4

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

The laundromat is the setting for silly singing about "this" and "that," "these" and "those," and some possessive pronouns. At the same time, we learn about articles of clothing and colors.

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