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Tertiary Catalogue

Foundation Skills

Contains over 378 Videos

Sentence Structure

Sentence Structure

Life Sentence

This video explores the basic concept of sentence structure. Gil T. Mann is very close to learning the result of his court trial. The sentence structures contained in his written statement will determine whether he is found guilty, or just plain...Show More
Verbs: Tense & Number Agreement

Verbs: Tense & Number Agreement

Life Sentence

Learners can struggle with conjugation and tense agreement. It all sounds like utter linguistic jargon to Gil T. Mann. But these are actually core grammar concepts we use every day when writing English. Gil quickly learns the importance of...Show More
Punctuation

Punctuation

Life Sentence

This video explores basic grammar questions for learners: When should you use a comma? How do you use quotation marks in your writing to show someone else is speaking? And what on earth is the difference between a colon and a semi-colon, anyway?!...Show More
Copyright: Creative Commons and Attribution

Copyright: Creative Commons and Attribution

Library Skills

A person’s intellectual property does not just refer to their ideas or words. It also means any images, music and videos that they have created. These types of works are protected online by a licence that tells us if and how we can use or...Show More
Avoiding Plagiarism: Bibliographies

Avoiding Plagiarism: Bibliographies

Library Skills

Most of us always try to abide by the law. But did you know that just by submitting a research report, you could be committing a crime? That is, if you have used the work or intellectual property of others without acknowledging it. Plagiarism is...Show More
Using the Catalogue

Using the Catalogue

Library Skills

Our school and local libraries have a wealth of information to help us research just about any topic we can think of. But where do you start? Understanding online library catalogues, classification systems and signage is a fundamental library...Show More
Online Databases

Online Databases

Library Skills

It is easy to feel overwhelmed when we perform a search online. Often, we get millions of results, only a fraction of which will be appropriate for our research. Enter: databases, and using them is simpler than you might think. This programme...Show More
Self Management

Self Management

Are You Job Ready?

The ability to work independently is a crucial workplace skill that is noticed and appreciated by busy managers and supervisors. Employees who can set their own goals, manage their time and workload and take responsibility for their actions are...Show More
Planning and Organising

Planning and Organising

Are You Job Ready?

Organising and prioritising assigned tasks helps employees to work independently and take control of their own time and workload. When tasks are well-planned and ordered by urgency, it is easier to identify when help is needed, which saves time...Show More
Learning for Work

Learning for Work

Are You Job Ready?

Learning is a lifelong skill. Far beyond their initial workplace training, employees must keep learning to stay up-to-date and adapt to changing technologies. Therefore, recognising individual learning styles is important, as Dan finds out when...Show More
Not Being Yourself or Having Questions

Not Being Yourself or Having Questions

10 Things Not to Do in an Interview

A strange bearded man in a lady’s nightdress called Granny? A six-year-old wooden boy boasting years of experience running leisure centres? Carol Peters runs one of her own, and is interviewing job candidates, but she’s beginning to wonder...Show More
Lateness and Poor Presentation

Lateness and Poor Presentation

10 Things Not to Do in an Interview

Carol Peters doesn’t have much time for recruiting in the cut and thrust of managing a leisure centre. So she’s taken on the services of Enchanted Fairyland Employment Agency, but candidates like Wicked Queen (Becs), Hansel (minus Gretel) and...Show More
Negativity and Nerves

Negativity and Nerves

10 Things Not to Do in an Interview

Rapunzel bombed out when Carol Peters interviewed her for a leisure centre position. Years of captivity and her ultimate rescue paint a perfect picture of resilience, problem-solving know-how and willingness to work in a team…but she didn’t...Show More
Lack of Preparation and Research

Lack of Preparation and Research

10 Things Not to Do in an Interview

Carol Peters is always prepared and she expects the same in prospective employees. Alas, most of the candidates from Enchanted Fairyland Employment Agency, including Wicked Queen, BB Wolf, Rapunzel, Hansel and Gretel, did no research into her...Show More
Poor Communication and Body Language

Poor Communication and Body Language

10 Things Not to Do in an Interview

Enchanted Fairyland Employment Agency candidates stack up like a lesson in how-to and how-not-to, in terms of communication during a job interview. Sitting opposite is Carol Peters, dealing with a snoozing Rapunzel, an awkward “Granny”,...Show More
Teamwork

Teamwork

Are You Job Ready?

Working in a team brings together colleagues with diverse experiences and knowledge skills from all over. These insights are invaluable in the workplace, especially when things go wrong. Even though Dan ’has just started working at the...Show More
Problem Solving

Problem Solving

Are You Job Ready?

Taking the care and time to gather information and analyse a situation could be the pivotal steps that prevent workplace injuries and unhappy customers. Even though Lucy is eager to do well at her new job, she quickly learns that she doesn’t...Show More
Communication

Communication

Are You Job Ready?

Communication in the workplace is more than speaking and listening, as Emma, Lucy and Martin quickly learn. Whether you are serving a customer, receiving instructions, or being assertive in the interests of safety, understanding messages and...Show More
Time Flies: Time Management Tips

Time Flies: Time Management Tips

Study Skills

Emerson and Parker have lost control of the final commercial flight of the Berringer-848 model aeroplane. As it plummets from the sky, every second is vital. Fortunately skills coach extraordinaire, Ray Roundtree, is on hand to outline some...Show More
The Magic of Learning Styles

The Magic of Learning Styles

Study Skills

World-famous magician Angelo Mysterioso can’t take a trick. No matter how hard he studies his craft, he can’t get it right. Enter skills coach Ray Roundtree, who enlightens the magician on learning styles – visual, auditory, and...Show More
Defuse the Situation: Online Search and Review

Defuse the Situation: Online Search and Review

Study Skills

It’s high drama – police have identified a time-bomb in a car boot. Brave Constable Taviner decides to defuse it herself – brave because she has no idea what she’s doing. In a flash, skills coach Ray Roundtree appears to save the day with...Show More
Locked in the Vault: Memory Tips and Tricks

Locked in the Vault: Memory Tips and Tricks

Study Skills

It’s the day of the bank raid. Underworld lynchpin Black Cat isn’t impressed that Bugsy’s forgotten how to crack a safe. A knock at the door…it’s skills coach Ray Roundtree who loads them up with guidelines for digesting and remembering...Show More
Episode 6: When Will It Be Over? (Gold)

Episode 6: When Will It Be Over? (Gold)

Fortune (Gold)

With time running out, Jimmy is forced into facing his past to deal with the present. This episode is aimed at upper intermediate to low advanced learners, and focuses on future continuous and perfect tense, and goodbyes.
Episode 5: Twists and Turns (Gold)

Episode 5: Twists and Turns (Gold)

Fortune (Gold)

Furious with Daniel's continued deceit, Jimmy confronts him with some uncomfortable facts. This episode is aimed at upper intermediate to low advanced learners, and focuses on using relative clauses and dealing with unwelcome questions.
Episode 4: Safe House (Gold)

Episode 4: Safe House (Gold)

Fortune (Gold)

With Jenny's life in danger, Jimmy decides to take a more direct approach to finding her. This episode is aimed at upper intermediate to low advanced learners, and focuses on using wish and offering to help.