Jennifer Lebedev, materials writer, Pearson blogger, and teacher extraordinaire, has several series of instructional videos on YouTube. All of them are thoughtfully constructed, carefully done, and interesting to watch. Jennifer’s latest series (which she is still adding to), “Learn English with Jennifer,” shows Jennifer teaching her friend Natasha English from the very beginning. (Natasha lives in the United State,s but she had never studied English formally; she and Jennifer always communicated in Russian.) These lessons include both vocabulary and grammar, and they focus on the spoken language. They teach and/or reinforce the basics. They are great for beginning students!
The first 52 lessons are listed and linked below:
Lesson 1 Greetings
Lesson 2 More Greetings
Lesson 3 Greetings Throughout the Day
Lesson 4 Useful Expressions
Lesson 5 More Useful Expressions
Lesson 6 Introducing Yourself
Lesson 7 The Alphabet
Lesson 8 Writing the Alphabet
Lesson 9 Spelling
Lesson 10 Let’s and Don’t
Lesson 11 Do and Don’t
Lesson 12 Counting from 0 to 10
Lesson 13 How many?
Lesson 14 Counting from 10 to 20
Lesson 15 Counting from 10 to 100
Lesson 16 Hundred, Thousand, and Million
Lesson 17 Present Forms of BE
Lesson 18 Subject Pronouns
Lesson 19 Forming Sentences with BE
Lesson 20 Negative Forms of BE and Questions
Lesson 21 Review of BE and Saying Goodbye
Lesson 22 The Weather
Lesson 23 Fruits
Lesson 24 What’s this?
Lesson 25 Articles: a, an, the
Lesson 26 What are these?
Lesson 27 That and those
Lesson 28 Colors
Lesson 29 Do you have…?
Lesson 30 Plural Nouns
Lesson 31 Irregular Plural Nouns
Lesson 32 Forms of HAVE (have, has)
Lesson 33 Negative Forms of HAVE
Lesson 34 Family (How many…?)
Lesson 35 How old are you?
Lesson 36 Months and Birthdays
Lesson 37 Seasons
Lesson 38 Leap Year
Lesson 39 Ordinal Numbers
Lesson 40 Dates
Lesson 41 Days of the week
Lesson 42 Weekday and weekend
Lesson 43 Questions about the calendar
Lesson 44 Whose? (my, your…)
Lesson 45 Past Forms of BE (was, were)
Lesson 46 Questions with was/were
Lesson 47 Possessive Nouns
Lesson 48 Rooms in the House
Lesson 49 Verbs in the Simple Present
Lesson 50 Yes-No Questions in the Simple Present
Lesson 51 Question Words
Lesson 52 Information (Wh-) Questions
To find lessons beyond 52, go to YouTube and search for Learn English with Jennifer and the number of the lesson that you want.
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