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Holidays and Seasons with Sigrid - Easter - Part 2 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

Easter eggs are commonly associated with Easter. Let's have a look at why that is, and what traditions have emerged.

Luana and Austin - Talk about their lives View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Luana and Austin have been traveling around Latin America. They take a break and share their interesting story with us.

Holidays and Seasons with Sigrid - Easter - Part 1 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

Sigrid explains the religious significance of Easter and the various days of Lent. Why do people observe Good Friday, or celebrate Mardi Gras? Find out in this video.

Parts of Speech - Not, Any, and No View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

USA

Sigrid goes over examples in which "no" takes the place of "not any." As always, you have to watch out for double negatives.

Yabla Tutorials - Introducing Scribe View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France, USA

Here are a few tips on using the dictation feature offered with Yabla videos. Sigrid puts it to good use as she works on improving her French.

English with Annette O'Neil - Ways To Say Hello View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

Annette offers an array of ways to greet people, from sunup to bedtime. Ways of greeting people vary from place to place, but Annette provides one general rule — greetings must be cheerful and friendly.

Parts of Speech - Some and Any - Part 2 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

In this video, Sigrid looks at certain kinds of questions in which it is correct to use "some," the dreaded double negative, and negative statements that can be expressed in two different ways.

Parts of Speech - Some and Any - Part 1 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

Some and any both refer to an unspecified quantity, but they are used in different situations. Sigrid explains how they work.

Parts of Speech - About the "prop" in prop word View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

Sigrid explains the meaning of "prop" as both a noun and a verb. Either one can come in handy.

Creative Space - What does an Interior Designer Do? View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA Northeast

Retired interior designer Peg Harris explains a bit about what that profession is all about.

Creative Space - An Artist's Studio - Part 3 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Peg tells us about oil pastels, which she loves using. She then goes on to show us her workbench, with its cubbies and drawers of different kinds.

Creative Space - An Artist's Studio - Part 2 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Peg Harris shows us some of her work, including several paintings of the Union Square Market in New York City.

Creative Space - An Artist's Studio - Part 1 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

Peg Harris shows off her cozy New York City art studio and some of the tools she works with as a painter and printmaker.

Parts of Speech - Which? This and That, These and Those View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

USA

Here are some words to help answer the question "Which one?" We distinguish between singular and plural as well as between something close to us and far away.

Parts of Speech - Prop Words: One and Ones View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

USA

"One" and "ones" can replace nouns, but are not pronouns. They are prop words. Let's look at how they are used.

The Seasons - Winter

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

USA

Catch up on winter vocabulary with Sigrid. It's also a great chance to practice words with "W," since there are plenty associated with winter.

Talking About People - Personalities

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

USA

We can use nouns, verbs, or adjectives to describe someone's personality. Sigrid shows us how to describe someone with a strong personality.

Traveling with Annette - Erickson View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

Annette visits the Erickson Aircraft Collection in Madras, Oregon. A highlight of the collection is a plane that appeared in a very famous movie.

The Apartment - The Date - Part 3 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Rachael and Maggie have some doubts about telling Julia what they saw on one of their walks. In terms of language, this segment nicely captures how often the word “really” is used in conversation.

S.O.S. pronunciation - woman-women View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

USA

Here's how to pronounce a very important noun with an unusual plural!

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