English Grammar I

Detailed Table of Contents

UNIT 1: CAPITALIZATION AND PUNCTUATION

Lesson 1.1 - Capitalization

  • Screen 1: Lesson 1.1 Topics
  • Screen 2: Capital Letters
  • Screen 3: Capitals in Proper Nouns, Proper Adjectives, and the Pronoun I
  • Screen 4: Capitals in Time, Calendars, Names of People, and Abbreviations
  • Screen 5: Capitals in Sentences, Poems, and Outlines
  • Screen 6: Capitals in Direct Quotes, Letters, and Titles of Organizations
  • Screen 7: Capitals in Special Events, Awards, Brand Names, and Titles of People
  • Screen 8: Capitals in Royalty, Families, and Religions
  • Screen 9: Capitals in Nationalities, Languages, Races, Ethnic Groups, History, and Directions
  • Screen 10: Capitals in Planets and Titles of Works
  • Screen 11: Examples: Capitals in Proper Nouns and Proper Adjectives
  • Screen 12: Examples: Capitals in Pronoun I, Time, and Calendar Items
  • Screen 13: Examples: Capitals in Abbreviations and Initials
  • Screen 14: Examples: Capitals in Sentences and Poems
  • Screen 15: Examples: Capitals in Outlines
  • Screen 16: Examples: Capitals in Direct Quotes and Letter Parts
  • Screen 17: Examples: Capitals in Organizations, Agencies, Events, and Awards
  • Screen 18: Examples: Capitals in Brand Names of Products and Titles of People
  • Screen 19: Examples: Capitals in Heads of State, Royalty, Nobility, and Family Relationships
  • Screen 20: Examples: Capitals in Religions, Nationalities, Languages, Races, and Ethnic Groups
  • Screen 21: Examples: Capitals in Historical Events and Geographical Locations
  • Screen 22: Examples: Capitals in Directions and Planets
  • Screen 23: Examples: Capitals in Works

Lesson 1.2 - Sentence Ending Marks and More

  • Screen 1: Lesson 1.2 Topics
  • Screen 2: Ending Punctuation - Periods
  • Screen 3: Ending Punctuation – Periods, Question Marks, and Exclamation Marks
  • Screen 4: Periods in Interjections, and Places Other Than the End of a Sentence
  • Screen 5: Examples: Periods in Declarative and Imperative Sentences
  • Screen 6: Examples: Periods in Indirect Quotes, and Question Marks in Interrogative Sentences
  • Screen 7: Examples: Exclamation Marks in Exclamatory Sentences and Interjections
  • Screen 8: Examples: Periods after Titles and in Initials
  • Screen 9: Examples: Periods after Abbreviations and Abbreviations without Periods
  • Screen 10: Examples: Periods in Outlines
  • Screen 11: Examples: Periods in a List

Lesson 1.3 - Commas

  • Screen 1: Lesson 1.3 Topics
  • Screen 2: Commas
  • Screen 3: Commas in Dates and Addresses
  • Screen 4: Commas in Letters and a Series of Words
  • Screen 5: Commas between Two Adjectives
  • Screen 6: Commas between Two Adjectives, Continued
  • Screen 7: Commas after Mild Interjections and to Set off Nouns of Address
  • Screen 8: Commas to Set Off Appositives and Interrupters
  • Screen 9: Commas in Introductory Phrase and Conjunctions
  • Screen 10: Commas in Conversation Words and Ordering Adverbs
  • Screen 11: Examples: Commas in Dates and Letters
  • Screen 12: Examples: Commas in a Series of Words and with Mild Interjections
  • Screen 13: Examples: Commas in Introductory Phrases and Nouns of Address
  • Screen 14: Examples: Commas in Appositives and Interrupters
  • Screen 15: Examples: Commas in Prepositional Phrases and Conjunctions
  • Screen 16: Examples: Commas in Conversation Words and Ordering Adjectives

Lesson 1.4 - Apostrophes

  • Screen 1: Lesson 1.4 Topics
  • Screen 2: Apostrophes in Contractions
  • Screen 3: Common Contractions
  • Screen 4: Verbs and Negatives
  • Screen 5: Apostrophes and Possessive Pronouns
  • Screen 6: Possessive Pronouns
  • Screen 7: Apostrophes with Certain Plurals
  • Screen 8: Apostrophes and Possessive Nouns
  • Screen 9: Apostrophes and Plural Words
  • Screen 10: Apostrophes in Indefinite Pronouns
  • Screen 11: Examples: Contractions and Plurals
  • Screen 12: Examples: Apostrophes in Plural Words and Numerals
  • Screen 13: Examples: Apostrophes in Singular and Plural Possessive Nouns
  • Screen 14: Examples: Apostrophes in Possessive Nouns that Don’t End in “s”

Lesson 1.5 - Quotation Marks, Underlining, and Italics

  • Screen 1: Lesson 1.5 Topics
  • Screen 2: Quotation Marks and Direct Quotes
  • Screen 3: Quotation Marks in Split Quotations
  • Screen 4: Capitals in Direct Quotations
  • Screen 5: Capitals in Direct Quotations, continued
  • Screen 6: Placement of Quotation Marks
  • Screen 7: Placement of Question Marks and Exclamation Marks
  • Screen 8: Placement of Question Marks and Exclamation Marks, continued
  • Screen 9: Multiple Quotations
  • Screen 10: Multiple Quotations, continued
  • Screen 11: Indirect Quotations
  • Screen 12: Titles of Works – Quotation Marks and Underlining
  • Screen 13: Titles of Works – The Article “the”
  • Screen 14: Italics
  • Screen 15: Examples: Quotation Marks in Direct Quotes and Short Story Titles
  • Screen 16: Examples: Quotation Marks in Television Program and Poem Titles
  • Screen 17: Examples: Quotation Marks in Song, Report and Article Titles
  • Screen 18: Examples: Quotation Marks in Books and Plays
  • Screen 19: Examples: Underlining Titles of Periodicals and Works of Art
  • Screen 20: Examples: Underlining in Titles of Movies, Television Programs, Albums, and Long Musical Compositions
  • Screen 21: Examples: Underlining Used in Names of Trains, Ships, Aircraft, and Spaceships, and Italics Used to Set Off Words

Lesson 1.6 - Sentence Dividing Punctuation

  • Screen 1: Lesson 1.5 Topics
  • Screen 2: Colons
  • Screen 3: Colons in Business Letters
  • Screen 4: Colons in Time
  • Screen 5: Colons to Separate Sentences
  • Screen 6: Semicolons
  • Screen 7: Semicolons in Independent Clauses
  • Screen 8: Words Commonly Used as Conjunctive Adverbs
  • Screen 9: Words Commonly Used as Transitional Expressions
  • Screen 10: Semicolons to Separate a Series of Words Containing Commas
  • Screen 11: Dashes
  • Screen 12: Dashes to Call Attention to Extra Information
  • Screen 13: Dashes Used to Mean “namely”, “in other words”, or “that is”
  • Screen 14: Dashes Used to Show Interruptions
  • Screen 15: Parenthesis
  • Screen 16: Hyphens
  • Screen 17: Hyphens in Compound Modifiers
  • Screen 18: Hyphens in Compound Numbers
  • Screen 19: Hyphens Used to Join Prefixes and Suffixes
  • Screen 20: Hyphens in Syllables
  • Screen 21: Ellipses
  • Screen 22: Ellipses, continued
  • Screen 23: Examples: Colons in a List and in Business Letters
  • Screen 24: Examples: Colons in Time and to Separate Sentences
  • Screen 25: Examples: Colons in Bibles and in Independent Clauses with Conjunctive Adverbs
  • Screen 26: Examples: Semi-Colons between Independent Clauses and Transitional Expressions
  • Screen 27: Examples: Semicolons to Separate a Series
  • Screen 28: Examples: Dashes
  • Screen 29: Examples: Parenthesis and Hyphens
  • Screen 30: Examples: Hyphens in Compound Words and Compound Numbers
  • Screen 31: Examples: Hyphens in Numbers, Prefixes, and Suffixes
  • Screen 32: Examples: Hyphens Used To Divide Syllables and Ellipses
  • Screen 33: Examples: Ellipses

UNIT 2: NOUNS AND ADJECTIVES

Lesson 2.1 - Types of Nouns

  • Screen 1: Lesson 2.1 Topics
  • Screen 2: Nouns as Subjects
  • Screen 3: Compound and Collective Nouns
  • Screen 4: Common and Proper Nouns
  • Screen 5: Concrete and Abstract Nouns
  • Screen 6: Examples: Nouns – Persons and Places
  • Screen 7: Examples: Nouns – Things and Ideas
  • Screen 8: Examples: Compound Nouns
  • Screen 9: Examples: Collective Nouns
  • Screen 10: Examples: Common and Proper Nouns
  • Screen 11: Examples: Concrete and Abstract Nouns

Lesson 2.2 - Nouns Used in Predicate Part

  • Screen 1: Lesson 2.2 Topics
  • Screen 2: Nouns as Complements and Predicate Nouns
  • Screen 3: Nouns as Direct Objects
  • Screen 4: Nouns as Indirect Objects
  • Screen 5: Nouns as Objects of the Preposition
  • Screen 6: Examples: Nouns as Predicate Nouns and Direct Objects
  • Screen 7: Examples: Nouns as Indirect Objects and Objects of the Preposition

Lesson 2.3 - Types of Adjectives

  • Screen 1: Lesson 2.4 Topics
  • Screen 2: Comparative and Superlative Adjectives
  • Screen 3: Using Comparative and Superlative Forms
  • Screen 4: Comparative Form for One Syllable Adjectives
  • Screen 5: Comparative Form for Two Syllable Adjectives
  • Screen 6: Comparative Form for Adjectives with Two or More Syllables
  • Screen 7: Adjectives Ending in “ful” or “ous”
  • Screen 8: Double Comparisons
  • Screen 9: Irregular Adjective Comparative Forms
  • Screen 10: Examples: Comparison Adjectives
  • Screen 10: Examples: Superlative Adjectives

Lesson 2.4 - Adjectives in Comparative and Superlative Form

  • Screen 1: Lesson 2.4 Topics
  • Screen 2: Adjective Phrases
  • Screen 3: Completers
  • Screen 4: Comparative Adjectives Using ‘er’ or ‘est’ Endings
  • Screen 5: Comparative Adjectives Using ‘more’ or ‘most’
  • Screen 6: Examples: Adjective Phrases Following a ‘Be’ Verb
  • Screen 7: Examples: Adjective Phrases Using ‘er’ or ‘est’ Endings
  • Screen 8: Examples: Adjective Phrases Using ‘more’ or ‘most’

UNIT 3: PRONOUNS

Lesson 3.1 - Pronoun Antecedent Agreement

  • Screen 1: Lesson 3.1 Topics
  • Screen 2: Pronouns and Antecedents
  • Screen 3: Locating the Antecedent
  • Screen 4: Number Agreement
  • Screen 5: Singular Indefinite Pronouns
  • Screen 6: Singular Antecedents Joined By ‘or’ or ‘nor’
  • Screen 7: Plural Pronouns with Plural Antecedents
  • Screen 8: Plural Indefinite Pronoun
  • Screen 9: Indefinite Pronouns
  • Screen 10: Countable Items
  • Screen 11: Compound Subjects Joined by ‘or’ or ‘nor’
  • Screen 12: Gender Agreement
  • Screen 13: Person Agreement
  • Screen 14: Do Not Switch Persons in the Same Sentence or Paragraph
  • Screen 15: Masculine and Feminine Antecedents
  • Screen 16: Examples: Pronoun and Antecedent Agreement
  • Screen 17: Examples: Pronouns with Number Agreement
  • Screen 18: Examples: Pronouns with Gender Agreement
  • Screen 19: Examples: Pronouns with Person Agreement

Lesson 3.2 - Subject, Object, and Possessive Pronouns

  • Screen 1: Lesson 3.2 Topics
  • Screen 2: Pronouns
  • Screen 3: Singular Pronoun Forms
  • Screen 4: Plural Pronoun Forms
  • Screen 5: Use of the Subject Form of Pronouns
  • Screen 6: Predicate Pronouns
  • Screen 7: Reminder: Linking Verbs and Pronoun Forms
  • Screen 8: Identifying Predicate Pronouns
  • Screen 9: Subject Pronouns: I, She, He, We, and They
  • Screen 10: Personal Pronoun Forms
  • Screen 11: Use of the Object Form of Pronouns
  • Screen 12: Indirect Objects and Objects of the Preposition Used as Pronouns
  • Screen 13: Personal Pronouns Used as Object Pronouns
  • Screen 14: Object Pronouns: Me, Her, Him, Us, or Them
  • Screen 15: Use of Possessive Pronouns
  • Screen 16: Possessive Pronouns that Modify Nouns
  • Screen 17: Possessive Pronouns that Act as Subjects or Complements
  • Screen 18: Pronouns as Part of Compound Subjects, Compound Objects, or Compound Predicate Nouns
  • Screen 19: Examples: Pronouns Used as Subjects
  • Screen 20: Examples: Pronouns Used as Predicate Nouns
  • Screen 21: Examples: Pronouns Used as Direct Objects
  • Screen 22: Examples: Pronouns Used as Indirect Objects
  • Screen 23: Examples: Pronouns Used as Objects of the Preposition
  • Screen 24: Examples: Pronouns Used as Possessives

Lesson 3.3 - Demonstrative, Interrogative, Relative, and Indefinite Pronouns

  • Screen 1: Lesson 3.3 Topics
  • Screen 2: Four Special Pronouns
  • Screen 3: Demonstrative Pronouns
  • Screen 4: Demonstrative Pronouns as Adjectives
  • Screen 5: Interrogative Pronouns
  • Screen 6: Interrogative Pronoun: ‘Who’
  • Screen 7: Interrogative Pronouns: ‘Who’ and ‘Whom’
  • Screen 8: ‘Whom’ as an Indirect Object and an Object of the Preposition
  • Screen 9: Relative Pronoun
  • Screen 10: Relative Pronoun: ‘Who’
  • Screen 11: Indefinite Pronouns
  • Screen 12: Common Singular Indefinite Pronouns
  • Screen 13: Common Plural Indefinite Pronouns
  • Screen 14: Singular or Plural Indefinite Pronouns
  • Screen 15: Pronoun Antecedent Agreement
  • Screen 16: When to Use ‘His’, ‘Her’, and ‘Their’
  • Screen 17: Possessive Pronoun Antecedent Agreement
  • Screen 18: Strategies for Determining Singular or Plural Indefinite Pronouns
  • Screen 19: Indefinite Pronouns Used as Adjectives
  • Screen 20: Examples: Demonstrative Pronouns
  • Screen 21: Examples: Interrogative Pronouns
  • Screen 22: Examples: Relative Pronouns
  • Screen 23: Examples: Indefinite Pronouns

Lesson 3.4 - Reflexive and Intensive Pronouns

  • Screen 1: Lesson 3.4 Topics
  • Screen 2: Reflexive and Intensive Pronouns
  • Screen 3: Reflexive Pronouns
  • Screen 4: Reflexive Pronouns: herself, himself, itself, myself, ourselves, yourself, and yourselves
  • Screen 5: Subject Form of a Reflexive Pronoun
  • Screen 6: Direct Object Form of a Reflexive Pronoun
  • Screen 7: Form of a Reflexive Pronoun as Object of a Preposition
  • Screen 8: Intensive Pronouns
  • Screen 9: Examples of How to Use Intensive Pronouns
  • Screen 10: Examples: Reflexive Pronouns
  • Screen 11: Examples: Intensive Pronouns

Lesson 3.5 - Common Pronoun Errors

  • Screen 1: Lesson 3.5 Topics
  • Screen 2: Five Common Pronoun Errors
  • Screen 3: The Use of ‘who’ or ‘whom’
  • Screen 4: Strategies to Determine the Use of ‘who’ or ‘whom’
  • Screen 5: Example of a ‘who’ vs ‘whom’ Strategy
  • Screen 6: Example of a ‘who’ vs ‘whom’ Strategy, continued
  • Screen 7: Selecting Pronouns to Use with Appositives
  • Screen 8: Choosing the Correct Pronoun to Replace Appositives
  • Screen 9: Use of ‘we’ and ‘us’
  • Screen 10: Unclear Pronoun References
  • Screen 11: Using Pronouns in Compound Subjects and Compound Objects
  • Screen 12: ‘Me’, ‘her’, ‘him’, ‘us’, or ‘them’ as Compound Objects
  • Screen 13: Choosing the Correct Form of a Pronoun in Compound Sentence Parts
  • Screen 14: Examples: Pronoun ‘who’
  • Screen 15: Examples: Pronoun ‘whom’
  • Screen 16: Examples: Pronoun ‘we’
  • Screen 17: Examples: Pronoun ‘us’

Lesson 3.6 - More Common Pronoun Errors

  • Screen 1: Lesson 3.6 Topics
  • Screen 2: Pronouns Forms with Intervening Words
  • Screen 3: Example of Choosing a Pronoun with Intervening Words
  • Screen 4: Using Object Pronouns after Prepositions
  • Screen 5: Using an Object Pronoun in Compound Sentence Parts after ‘except’, ‘for’, and ‘with’
  • Screen 6: Misuse of the Pronoun ‘its’
  • Screen 7: Using Pronoun ‘their’, and use of ‘there’ and ‘they’re’
  • Screen 8: Using Pronoun ‘your’ and use of ‘you’re’
  • Screen 9: Examples: An Object Pronoun in Compound Sentence Parts after ‘between’, ‘except’, ‘for’, and ‘with’
  • Screen 10: Examples: Use of the Pronoun ‘its’
  • Screen 11: Examples: Using Pronoun ‘their’ and use of ‘there’ and ‘they’re’
  • Screen 12: Examples: Using Pronoun ‘your’ and use of ‘you’re’

 

UNIT 4: VERBS

Lesson 4.1 - Action, Linking, Helping, Transitive, and Intransitive Verbs

  • Screen 1: Lesson 4.1 Topics
  • Screen 2: Sentences
  • Screen 3: Subject and Predicate Parts
  • Screen 4: Action Verbs
  • Screen 5: Transitive and Intransitive Verbs
  • Screen 6: Direct Objects
  • Screen 7: Indirect Objects
  • Screen 8: Indirect Objects: Objects of the Preposition following ‘to’ and ‘for’
  • Screen 9: Indirect Objects: Objects of the Preposition following ‘to’ and ‘for’, continued
  • Screen 10: Intransitive Verbs
  • Screen 11: Linking Verbs
  • Screen 12: Commonly Used Linking Verbs
  • Screen 13: Other ‘Being’ Verbs
  • Screen 14: Action or Linking Verbs
  • Screen 15: Determining if the Verb is a Liking Verb
  • Screen 16: Verb Phrases and Helping Verbs
  • Screen 17: Helping Verbs
  • Screen 18: Commonly Used Helping Verbs
  • Screen 19: Helping Verbs as Main Verbs
  • Screen 20: Helping Verbs and Other Verbs
  • Screen 21: Examples: Action Verbs and Transitive Verbs with a Direct Object
  • Screen 22: Examples: Transitive Verbs with an Indirect Object
  • Screen 23: Examples: Intransitive and Linking Verbs
  • Screen 24: Examples: Helping Verbs

Lesson 4.2 - Simple and Perfect Tenses

  • Screen 1: Lesson 4.2 Topics
  • Screen 2: Verb Tense
  • Screen 3: Simple Tense
  • Screen 4: Past Tense
  • Screen 5: Future and Perfect Tense
  • Screen 6: Past Participles
  • Screen 7: Present Perfect Tense
  • Screen 8: How to Remember Present Perfect Tense
  • Screen 9: Past Perfect Tense
  • Screen 10: How to Remember Past Perfect Tense
  • Screen 11: Future Perfect Tense
  • Screen 12: How to Remember Future Perfect Tense
  • Screen 13: Six Verb Tenses in Time Order
  • Screen 14: Conjugating a Verb
  • Screen 15: Conjugation of the Verb ‘Draw’ in Simple Tense
  • Screen 16: Conjugation of the Verb ‘Draw’ in Perfect Tense
  • Screen 17: Examples: Present Tense Verbs
  • Screen 18: Examples: Past Tense Verbs
  • Screen 19: Examples: Future Tense Verbs
  • Screen 20: Examples: Present Perfect Tense Verbs
  • Screen 21: Examples: Past Perfect Tense Verbs
  • Screen 22: Examples: Future Perfect Tense Verbs

Lesson 4.3 - Progressive Tenses

  • Screen 1: Lesson 4.3 Topics
  • Screen 2: Present Participles
  • Screen 3: Present Progressive Tense Verbs
  • Screen 4: How to Remember Present Progressive Tense
  • Screen 5: Past Progressive Tense
  • Screen 6: How to Remember Past Progressive Tense
  • Screen 7: Future Progressive Tense
  • Screen 8: How to Remember Future Progressive Tense
  • Screen 9: Conjugation of the Verb ‘Draw’
  • Screen 10: Examples: Present Participles
  • Screen 11: Examples: Present Progressive Tense
  • Screen 12: Examples: Past Progressive Tense
  • Screen 13: Examples: Future Progressive Tense

Lesson 4.4 - Perfect Progressive Tenses

  • Screen 1: Lesson 4.4 Topics
  • Screen 2: Present Perfect Progressive Tense
  • Screen 3: How to Remember Present Perfect Progressive Tense
  • Screen 4: Past Perfect Progressive Tense
  • Screen 5: How to Remember Past Perfect Progressive Tense
  • Screen 6: Future Perfect Progressive Tense
  • Screen 7: How to Remember Future Perfect Progressive Tense
  • Screen 8: Conjugation of the Verb ‘Draw’ (Singular)
  • Screen 9: Conjugation of the Verb ‘Draw’ (Plural)
  • Screen 10: Examples: Present Perfect Progressive Tense
  • Screen 11: Examples: Past Perfect Progressive Tense
  • Screen 12: Examples: Future Perfect Progressive Tense

Lesson 4.5 - Active and Passive Verbs

  • Screen 1: Lesson 4.5 Topics
  • Screen 2: Active and Passive Verbs
  • Screen 3: Passive Voice
  • Screen 4: Changing Active Voice to Passive Voice
  • Screen 5: Changing Active to Passive Voice, continued
  • Screen 6: Changing Active to Passive Voice, continued
  • Screen 7: Changing Active to Passive Voice, continued
  • Screen 8: Use of Passive Voice
  • Screen 9: Intransitive Verbs, Linking Verbs, and Active Voice
  • Screen 10: Passive Voice
  • Screen 11: Passive Voice Sentences
  • Screen 12: Changing Passive Voice to Active Voice
  • Screen 13: Examples: Active and Passive Verbs

Lesson 4.6 - Irregular Verbs

  • Screen 1: Lesson 4.6 Topics
  • Screen 2: Principle Verbs Parts
  • Screen 3: Regular Verbs
  • Screen 4: Irregular Verbs
  • Screen 5: Commonly Used Irregular Verbs
  • Screen 6: How to Identify Principle Parts
  • Screen 7: Examples: Regular Verbs
  • Screen 8: Examples: Irregular Verbs

UNIT 5: GERUNDS, PARTICIPLES, AND INFINITIVES

Lesson 5.1 - Gerunds

  • Screen 1: Lesson 5.1 Topics
  • Screen 2: Kinds of Verbals
  • Screen 3: Examples: Gerund Used as a Subject
  • Screen 4: Examples: Gerund Used as a Direct Object
  • Screen 5: Examples: Gerund Used as a Predicate Noun
  • Screen 6: Examples: Gerund Used as an Object of the Preposition

Lesson 5.2 - Gerund Phrases

  • Screen 1: Lesson 5.2 Topics
  • Screen 2: Gerund Phrases
  • Screen 3: Names Used with Gerunds
  • Screen 4: Gerund Phrases and Present Participle Phrases
  • Screen 5: Gerund Phrases and Present Participle Phrases, Continued
  • Screen 6: Examples: Gerund Phrase Used a Subject
  • Screen 7: Examples: Gerund Phrase Used a Direct Object
  • Screen 8: Examples: Gerund Phrase Used an Object of the Preposition
  • Screen 9: Examples: Gerund Phrase Used a Predicate Noun (Nominative)

Lesson 5.3 - Participles and Participle Phrases

  • Screen 1: Lesson 5.3 Topics
  • Screen 2: Participles
  • Screen 3: Types of Participles
  • Screen 4: Examples: Present Participles
  • Screen 5: Examples: Past Participles

Lesson 5.4 - Infinitives

  • Screen 1: Lesson 5.4 Topics
  • Screen 2: Infinitives
  • Screen 3: Infinitives and Prepositional Phrases
  • Screen 4: Infinitive Phrases
  • Screen 5: Examples: Infinitives
  • Screen 6: Examples: Prepositional Phrases

UNIT 6: CREATING SENTENCES

Lesson 6.1 - Using Conjunctions

  • Screen 1: Lesson 6.1 Topics
  • Screen 2: Conjunctions
  • Screen 3: Coordinating Conjunctions
  • Screen 4: Common Coordinating Conjunctions
  • Screen 5: Coordinating Conjunctions: ‘nor’, ‘for’, and ‘so’
  • Screen 6: Combining Sentences of Equal Importance
  • Screen 7: Combining Sentences with Contrasting Ideas of Equal Importance
  • Screen 8: Combining Sentences with a Choice of Ideas
  • Screen 9: Correlative Conjunctions
  • Screen 10: Combining with Conjunctions ‘both…and’
  • Screen 11: Combining with Conjunctions ‘neither…nor’
  • Screen 12: Combining with Conjunctions ‘not only…but also’
  • Screen 13: Subordinating Conjunctions
  • Screen 14: Common Subordinating Conjunctions
  • Screen 15: Subordinating Conjunctions and Other Parts of Speech
  • Screen 16: Examples: Coordinating Conjunctions
  • Screen 17: Examples: Correlative Conjunctions
  • Screen 18: Examples: Subordinating Conjunctions

Lesson 6.2 - Phrases, and Independent and Dependent Clauses

  • Screen 1: Lesson 6.2 Topics
  • Screen 2: Phrases
  • Screen 3: Examples of Phrases
  • Screen 4: Independent (Main) Clause
  • Screen 5: Dependent Clause
  • Screen 6: Differentiating Between Clause Types
  • Screen 7: Examples: Phrases
  • Screen 8: Examples: Independent Clauses
  • Screen 9: Examples: Dependent Clauses

Lesson 6.3 - Simple, Compound, Complex, and Compound Complex Sentences

  • Screen 1: Lesson 6.3 Topics
  • Screen 2: Clauses
  • Screen 3: Dependent Clause
  • Screen 4: Compound Sentence
  • Screen 5: Compound Subject and Compound Object
  • Screen 6: Simple Sentence with a Compound Subject and Compound Predicate
  • Screen 7: Complex Sentence
  • Screen 8: Relative Pronouns and Subordinating Conjunctions
  • Screen 9: Rules for Punctuating Complex Sentences
  • Screen 10: Compound Complex Sentences
  • Screen 11: Importance of Using a Variety of Sentences
  • Screen 12: Examples: Simple Sentences
  • Screen 13: Examples: Compound Sentences
  • Screen 14: Examples: Complex Sentences
  • Screen 15: Examples: Compound Complex Sentences

Lesson 6.4 - Dependent Clauses: Noun, Adjective, and Adverb

  • Screen 1: Lesson 6.4 Topics
  • Screen 2: Clauses
  • Screen 3: Noun Clauses
  • Screen 4: Noun Clauses, continued
  • Screen 5: Noun Clauses, continued
  • Screen 6: Noun Clauses, continued
  • Screen 7: Adjective Clauses
  • Screen 8: Adjective Clauses and Relative Pronouns
  • Screen 9: Adverb Clauses
  • Screen 10: Adverb Clauses, continued
  • Screen 11: Examples: Noun Clauses
  • Screen 12: Examples: Adjective Clauses
  • Screen 13: Examples: Adverb Clauses

Lesson 6.5 - Prepositions and Prepositional Phrases

  • Screen 1: Lesson 6.5 Topics
  • Screen 2: Prepositions
  • Screen 3: Prepositions, continued
  • Screen 4: Compound Prepositions
  • Screen 5: Commonly Used Prepositions
  • Screen 6: Prepositional Phrases
  • Screen 7: Adjective Phrase
  • Screen 8: Adverb Phrase
  • Screen 9: Placement of Prepositional Phrases
  • Screen 10: Examples: Prepositional Phrases
  • Screen 11: Examples: Prepositional Phrases Used as Adjectives
  • Screen 12: Examples: Prepositional Phrases Used as Adverbs

UNIT 7: CRITICAL THINKING

Lesson 7.1 - Analogies

  • Screen 1: Lesson 7.1 Topics
  • Screen 2: Analogies and Analogy Statements
  • Screen 3: How to Make an Analogy
  • Screen 4: Analogy Word Order
  • Screen 5: Using ‘is to’ and ‘as’ Symbols
  • Screen 6: Common Relationships Used in Analogies
  • Screen 7: Common Relationships Used in Analogies, continued
  • Screen 8: Examples: Analogies

Lesson 7.2 - Cause and Effect

  • Screen 1: Lesson 7.2 Topics
  • Screen 2: Cause and Effect Relationships
  • Screen 3: Words that Indicate Cause and Effect
  • Screen 4: Examples: Cause and Effect

Lesson 7.3 - Fact and Opinion

  • Screen 1: Lesson 7.3 Topics
  • Screen 2: Facts
  • Screen 3: Definition of a Fact
  • Screen 4: Opinions
  • Screen 5: Bias
  • Screen 6: Examples: Facts
  • Screen 7: Examples: Opinions

Lesson 7.4 - Inferences, Drawing Conclusions, and Generalizations

  • Screen 1: Lesson 7.4 Topics
  • Screen 2: Inferences
  • Screen 3: Example of an Inference
  • Screen 4: Drawing a Conclusion
  • Screen 5: Generalization
  • Screen 6: Example of a Generalization
  • Screen 7: Examples: Inference
  • Screen 8: Examples: Drawing a Conclusion
  • Screen 9: Examples: Generalization

Lesson 7.5 - Deductive Reasoning

  • Screen 1: Lesson 7.5 Topics
  • Screen 2: Deductive Reasoning
  • Screen 3: Logical Reasoning
  • Screen 4: Using Charts for Deductive Reasoning
  • Screen 5: Steps in Using Deductive Reasoning
  • Screen 6: Examples: Deductive Reasoning
  • Screen 7: Examples: Deductive Reasoning, continued
  • Screen 8: Examples: Deductive Reasoning, continued
  • Screen 9: Examples: Deductive Reasoning, continued
  • Screen 10: Examples: Deductive Reasoning Steps for Using a Matrix
  • Screen 11: Examples: Deductive Reasoning Steps for Using a Matrix, continued
  • Screen 12: Examples: Deductive Reasoning Steps for Using a Matrix, continued
  • Screen 13: Examples: Deductive Reasoning Steps for Using a Matrix, continued
  • Screen 14: Examples: Deductive Reasoning Steps for Using a Matrix, continued
  • Screen 15: Examples: Deductive Reasoning Steps for Using a Matrix, continued
  • Screen 16: Examples: Deductive Reasoning Steps for Using a Matrix, continued
  • Screen 17: Examples: Deductive Reasoning Steps for Using a Matrix, continued
  • Screen 18: Examples: Deductive Reasoning Steps for Using a Matrix, continued

UNIT 8: WRITING ESSENTIALS

Lesson 8.1 - Plagiarism

  • Screen 1: Lesson 8.1 Topics
  • Screen 2: Plagiarism
  • Screen 3: Paraphrasing
  • Screen 4: Giving Credit
  • Screen 5: When Not to Give Credit
  • Screen 6: Avoiding Plagiarism
  • Screen 7: Citing Sources and Using Note cards
  • Screen 8: ‘Copying’ or ‘Borrowing’
  • Screen 9: Improperly Citing Sources
  • Screen 10: Consequences of Plagiarism
  • Screen 11: Examples: Original Works
  • Screen 12: Examples: Plagiarism
  • Screen 13: Examples: Paraphrase

Lesson 8.2 - Bibliography: Citing Sources in a Research Paper in MLA Format

  • Screen 1: Lesson 8.2 Topics
  • Screen 2: Plagiarism and Citing Sources (MLA and APA Formats)
  • Screen 3: Parenthetical Documentation Style
  • Screen 4: Bibliographies, References, and Works Cited
  • Screen 5: Alphabetizing Works Cited and References
  • Screen 6: Purposes of a Bibliography
  • Screen 7: Parenthetical Documentation
  • Screen 8: A Quotation Not Using the Author’s Name
  • Screen 9: A Sentence Using the Author’s Name
  • Screen 10: Elements Included in Works Cited
  • Screen 11: Elements Included in Works Cited, continued
  • Screen 12: Citing Sources from a Web Site
  • Screen 13: Source Card for a Book with One Author
  • Screen 14: Source Card for a Book with More Than One Author
  • Screen 15: Source Card for a Magazine, Periodical, Journal, or Newspaper
  • Screen 16: Source Card for an Article from an Encyclopedia
  • Screen 17: Source Card for an Online Book
  • Screen 18: Source Card for a Web Site
  • Screen 19: Source Card for an Online Magazine, Periodical, Journal, or Newspaper
  • Screen 20: Source Card for an Online Encyclopedia
  • Screen 21: Citing Sources
  • Screen 22: Citing Sources, continued
  • Screen 23: Citing Sources, continued
  • Screen 24: Examples: How to Cite in a Works Cited List: Books
  • Screen 25: Examples: How to Cite in a Works Cited List: Books with Editors and Magazines
  • Screen 26: Examples: How to Cite in a Works Cited List: Journals and Newspapers
  • Screen 27: Examples: How to Cite in a Works Cited List: Articles
  • Screen 28: Examples: How to Cite in a Works Cited List: Online Articles
  • Screen 29: Examples: How to Cite in a Works Cited List: Online Books and Magazines
  • Screen 30: Examples: How to Cite in a Works Cited List: Online Journals and Encyclopedias

Lesson 8.3 - Using the World Wide Web and Search Engines

  • Screen 1: Lesson 8.3 Topics
  • Screen 2: World Wide Web and Search Engines
  • Screen 3: Information Found on the World Wide Web
  • Screen 4: Information Found on the World Wide Web, continued
  • Screen 5: Web Directories and Keywords
  • Screen 6: Search Engines
  • Screen 7: Directories
  • Screen 8: Metasearch Engines
  • Screen 9: Metasearch Engines, continued
  • Screen 10: Examples: Web Address Identification
  • Screen 11: Examples: Partial List of Search Engines
  • Screen 12: Examples: Partial List of Search Engines, continued
  • Screen 13: Examples: Metasearch Engines
  • Screen 14: Examples: Tools to Conduct Research
  • Screen 15: Examples: Useful Sites for Reference Material

Lesson 8.4 - Using the World Wide Web with Keywords Search

  • Screen 1: Lesson 8.4 Topics
  • Screen 2: Keywords
  • Screen 3: Keywords and Search Engines
  • Screen 4: Keywords and ‘Hits’
  • Screen 5: Keywords and Quotation Marks
  • Screen 6: Keywords, continued
  • Screen 7: Keywords with Different Results
  • Screen 8: Boolean Logic
  • Screen 9: Venn Diagram
  • Screen 10: Using ‘and’ in a Boolean Search
  • Screen 11: Using ‘or’ in a Boolean Search
  • Screen 12: Using ‘not’ in a Boolean Search
  • Screen 13: Using Asterisks in Searches
  • Screen 14: Examples: Keyword Search and Keywords Using ‘and’
  • Screen 15: Examples: Keyword Search Using ‘or’ and ‘not’