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The Split-Infinitive World of English Grammar: Program 1

26 minutes 52 seconds

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What is grammar, and how do we use it? Overviews grammar basics and our use of Standard Edited American English in writing. Moves into three parts of speech--nouns, pronouns, and adjectives. Defines and explains each; covers categories of nouns, types of pronouns, and briefly looks at adjectives. Uses highlighted examples to clarify.

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Runtime: 26 minutes 52 seconds

Young man faces camera with his brow furrowed and lips parted in mid-speech. Caption. Using good grammar is not a case.
Standard Deviants: Split-Infinitive World Of English Grammar
Episode 1
26 minutes 52 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Woman faces camera teaching a grammar lesson on the use of the verb, do. Text appears below her in a box that reads, "I do, you do, he does, we do, they do." Cut-out image of a White Out bottle next to the text box is labeled, "Grammar, Part 1."
Standard Deviants: Split-Infinitive World Of English Grammar
Episode 2
26 minutes 41 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Woman faces camera teaching a grammar lesson on participles. Below her, a text box reads, "Participle, verb that we tinker with and use like an adjective." Cut-out image of a White Out bottle next to the text box is labeled, "Grammar, Part 1."
Standard Deviants: Split-Infinitive World Of English Grammar
Episode 3
26 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Seated woman faces camera teaching a grammar lesson. Caption. But before we talk about complex sentences.
Standard Deviants: Split-Infinitive World Of English Grammar
Episode 4
26 minutes 52 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Seated woman faces camera with camera angle askew. Text above her reads, "And use some verbs as nouns." Below her is a diagram with the word, "Verb," with an arrow pointing to, "Nouns." Cut-out images of White Out bottles border each word.
Standard Deviants: Split-Infinitive World Of English Grammar
Episode 5
26 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Woman faces camera with her hands held directly in front of her with palms down and arms bent at the elbows. Caption. Either way, we end up with a better overall sentence.
Standard Deviants: Split-Infinitive World Of English Grammar
Episode 6
26 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12

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    Eric R. (Selma, AL)
    November 30th, 2020 at 10:07 AM

    Great series for high school students! Easy recommendation.