ESL: English Mini Lessons

Video Lectures

Displaying all 6 video lectures.
Lecture 1
Leap Year
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Leap Year


Topic: Leap Year.

Learn a common rhyme about the months of the year in this video lesson with Jennifer Lebedev.

Lecture 2
Easter
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Easter


Topic: Easter.

Find out how some Americans celebrate this holiday, and learn one proverb related to a key symbol of Easter: the egg. All levels can learn something from this video.

Lecture 3
April Fools' Day
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April Fools' Day


Level: Intermediate to Advanced.

A short lesson about the holiday Americans celebrate on April 1. Learn new expressions related to joking in this video lesson with ESL Instructor Jennifer Lebedev.

Lecture 4
Sneezing
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Sneezing


Topic: Sneezing.

This lesson focuses on culture and etiquette. A full transcript is provided so that all levels can benefit. This lesson will also help viewers practice their listening skills, and it can be used as a pronunciation model.

Lecture 5
Mother's Day
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Mother's Day


Topic: Mother's Day.

This lesson focuses on American family and culture. A full transcript is provided at the end so that all levels can benefit. The lesson helps develop listening skills, and it can be used as a pronunciation model.

Lecture 6
Memorial Day
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Memorial Day


Topic: Memorial Day.

This lesson explains the importance of Memorial Day to Americans. Vocabulary may challenge the beginner, but all levels can benefit. The lesson helps develop oral reading skills, and it can be used as a pronunciation model. The highlight is a mini lesson on the verb remember.