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Learn English Lessons With Movie, Songs, Videos, Pictures, Audios
English Second Language (ESL) Multimedia Lessons for Speaking, Listening, Reading, Writing, Vocabulary and Pronunciation and Grammar skills in song videos, movie picture and audio stories, comics, art etc. and the Learn English With A Classic Movie program. Perfect studies for TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC testing.
Purpose of the English Programs
English Second Language (ESL) programs presented in multimedia formats are for learners at an intermediate level. Lessons aim to increase speaking skills in English conversation, improve listening comprehension, develop an more advanced vocabulary and practice clear pronunciation. Being multimedia, lessons are often intergrated making it possible to study a variety of language skills such as listening, speaking, reading, pronunciation and vocabulary etc. within the same lesson unit. All are ESL lessons in nature and are most helpful for students preparing for English language testing and evaluation such as the TOEFL, TOEIC, IELTS or others.
Learn English With A Classic Movie - Program #1
An Effective English Vocabulary Learning Program
Learn English With A Classic Movie is an English program for learning and using advanced vocabulary words from higher levels to gain increased proficiency. It's an effective self-study program for any English Second Language student wishing to increase their English vocabulary skills. It is a most useful program for ESL students preparing for English testing.
Learning English With The Movie - Study Method
The method of studying is by watching an offline movie with vocabulary lessons imprinted on the screen and pausing when you wish to study. There are 1040 numbered lessons with thousands of vocabulary items. You can control watching the subtitles with additional story sentences and lessons OR only subtitles OR no text at all. Using this multimedia method of learning by story, you will learn English vocabulary better, faster and much more enjoyably. Using the required free VLC Media Player for Windows, you will be able to move around the movie very easily.
Learn English With A Classic Movie - Program Content
Thousands of vocabulary items in the lesson content are all displayed on screen. These include vocabulary words, parts of speech, definitions and usage in example sentences in additional lines of the story. Also prefixes, synonyms and antonyms, common expressions and phrases, idioms, questions and answers, comments and reference notes are displayed.
The movie program has 15 chapters and comes in three parts purchased separately. It includes a multiple choice quiz in a text file for each chapter, and a printable script of the onscreen transcript. As a special free bonus, a printable pdf and text file of Jane's Smart Dictionary: 6500 Words That English Examinations Love is provided. This clever dictionary has definitions and sample sentences of high frequency vocabulary - words commonly used in English language proficiency tests and examinations such as TOEFL, TOEIC and IELTS. Available free in the three parts.
Teacher Frank has a Masters Degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (MAT, TESOL.) He creates Multimedia Programs for English Second Language (ESL) students that integrates text, images, audio and video. They provide "edutainment" - that is, entertaining and educational English language lessons.