Using Modifiers (Screencast)
By Tracy Helixon
In this interactive object, learners read about words that give information about another word in a sentence. Students also practice placing modifiers in sentences in drag and drop exercises.
How to Listen Better (Screencast)
By Barbara Liang
The learner examines what it means to listen respectively and how to become a better listener.
Subject - Verb Agreement (Screencast)
By Amy Bodoh
Student learn to use proper subject - verb agreement.
Using Commas in a Series
By Fay Wagner
Students insert commas to divide nouns, verbs, and adjectives when the words are written in a series. This practice exercise provides immediate feedback.
Writing Effective Paraphrases (Screencast)
By Jennifer Madej
In this screencast, you'll review paraphrasing brief, non-fiction passages.
Using "They're," "There," and "Their" Correctly
By Joan Hoffmann
In this learning activity you'll review and practice using "they're," "there," and "their" correctly.
Homophones: To, Too, Two (Screencast)
By Nancy McFadden
In this screencast, you'll review definitions of To, Too, and Two and review practice sentences.
Writing a Sentence Outline (Screencast)
By Dr. Rose Marie Mastricola
In this screencast, you'll examine writing a sentence outline using complete sentences for headings, subheadings, main points, and subpoints.
Practice With Suffixes (Nouns)
By Susan Herscher
Students add suffixes to base words to form nouns in this interactive lesson.
Practice with Prefixes #1
Students practice adding some of the basic prefixes to words in the English language.
Spanish Conversation - Greetings in Mexico
Spanish conversation instruction, by Fox Valley Technical College Spanish instructors. How two native speakers from Mexico would greet each other.
By MarQulyn McKinney
Read about the difference between the subject and object form of personal pronouns and test your knowledge in practice exercises.
Identifying Acceptable Paraphrases
In this learning activity you'll identify acceptable paraphrases of source material.
English Words of French Origin
By Virginia Kirsch
In this learning activity you'll read and listen to English words from the French language.
GED Essay Writing -- Formula for Success
By Laurie Jarvis
In this learning activity you'll review the format for a five-paragraph essay, which is the second part of the GED Writing Test.
Can You Speak Hmong?
In this learning activity you'll see and hear basic Hmong phrases.
By Michele Williams
In this learning activity you'll review abstract nouns referring to qualities, ideas, and emotions.
Special Nouns Practice
In this learning activity you'll identify nouns referring to qualities, ideas, and emotions.
Creating and Using Presentation Note Cards
In this learning activity you'll create presentation note cards to use during your speech.
Noun/Pronoun Agreement: Exercise 1
By Rosie Bunnow
In this learning activity you'll select the correct pronoun to match the given noun.
By Deborah Kunkle
Learners study the process used to diagram sentences, and then work through numerous exercises to test their knowledge.
Identifying Incorrect Sentences
By Dan Rooney, Tracy Helixon
In this interactive object, learners identify run-on sentences, comma splices, and sentence fragments.
Parts of Speech in Sentences: The Order of Operations
By David Hardgrove
Learners identify the parts of speech by following a certain order until each word in a sentence is labeled. In a variety of exercises, learners practice finding verbs, prepositional phrases, subjects, nouns, pronouns, adjectives, adverbs, and conjunctions.
Nouns: Count and Noncount -- With the Articles "a" and "an"
In this interactive object, learners read how to use the indefinite articles "a" and "an" with singular count nouns. They omit these articles with noncount and plural nouns. The students then practice using "a" and "an" correctly.