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ESL DVDs and Videos

The Adventures of Tintin, Volumes 1 and 2 (English)
The Adventures of Tintin adapts one of the world's best-loved characters into a extremely faithful and entertaining animated television series. A Canadian production broadcast in the U.S. on HBO, the series vividly captures the intrepid reporter and his colorful friends (including his dog, Snowy, the blustery Captain Haddock, the brilliant but absent-minded Professor Calculus, and the detective twins Thompson and Thomson) as they travel the world on adventures that mix action, mystery, and humor. Vol 1. includes Destination Moon, Explorers on the Moon, Land of Black Gold, Flight 714, The Black Island, King Ottokar's Sceptre, The Seven Crystal Balls, Prisoners of the Sun, The Shooting Star, and The Broken Ear; Vol. 2 includes The Crab with the Golden Claws, Tintin in Tibet, The Calculus Affair, Cigars of the Pharoah, The Red Sea Sharks, The Secret of the Unicorn, Red Rackham's Treasure, The Castafiore Emerald, and Tintin and the Picaros. Includes both French and English language tracks as well as French and English subtitles.

"The animated series perfectly captures the look of the books (although The Broken Ear, the book of which had the roughest art, has been smoothed out to look like the rest of the series), and each 42-minute episode has enough time to re-create the books' character and wit, if not the exact layout and pacing....Tintin fans will love reliving these adventures, and newcomers have a wonderful discovery awaiting them." - David Horiuchi

The Adventures of Tintin, Volume 1
The Adventures of Tintin, Volume 2
The Adventures of Tintin, Volumes 1 and 2
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Integrated English DVD Course
Many attempts have been made to produce a fully comprehensive English language home study course. Those courses were based on the misconception that by listening to audio cassettes, watching vidotapes or studying workbooks, people would learn English. These methods have achieved only limited success. Recognizing that the best way to learn any language is by speaking it, the Integrated English course was developed. This interactive video course creates a continuous back and forth dialog between student and the video that simultaneously teaches the student to understand, pronounce, read and write English. Integrated English has been university-tested on students of different educational levels, and has proven to be more effective than the individual teacher to student method. Integrated English is the ultimate teaching tool for anyone interested in properly learning English. This course is designed to help Spanish speaking students learn the English language. Includes 24 lessons on 8 DVDs, with 3 Spanish workbooks.

Learning English Steps 1-2-3 DVD Package
Are your English skills standing in the way of your success? Here’s a way to improve your English that’s quick and easy, and really works. Video Aided Instruction’s Learning English Steps 1-2-3 is the perfect resource for beginning English language learners, from middle school through adults. Designed for anyone who is new to the language, this comprehensive DVD set includes 83 developmental lessons and practice exercises in the basics of listening, speaking, reading, and writing in English. Combining colorful computer graphics and proven teaching methods, Learning English Steps 1-2-3 uses real world situations, like conversations in a restaurant, at the bank, at the airport, on the job and more, to help you learn the basics of English. In Step 1, you’ll start right off with the verb “to be” and learn to master: pronouns; contractions; questions and answers; time expressions; and more. Then, Step 2 covers: conjugating verbs in the various present, past, and future tenses; making commands and requests; and much more. Finally, Step 3 focuses on using English in the workplace: communication with your coworkers and supervisors; personnel issues; telephone fundamentals; job interviews; raises; promotions; and more. By the time you’re finished, you will have learned over 2,000 must-know vocabulary words and everyday idioms! 9 DVDs, with 11 hrs. 5 mins. of instruction.

Vidioms ESL Idiom DVD Course $100 off! Was $175, now $75!
Vidioms is a DVD/reproducible workbook package designed to make every idioms lesson a successful idioms lesson. With Vidioms, students learn to use idioms with confidence. Vidioms includes fifteen lessons, each which normally requires two class periods to complete, with homework. It is intended for high school students and adults. Ninety idioms are featured; six per lesson. The idioms chosen for study are those we commonly use; for example: It Figures, Jump to Conclusions, Keep In Mind, Feel Up To, Back Out, and On Second Thought. Vidioms comes with 2 DVDs and a workbook

Standard Deviants ESL 12 Pack
Written by award-winning English as Second Language instructors, each program in this series covers vocabulary as well as a different part of speech - including pronouns, prepositions, and adjectives.Mastering the English language will seem easy for your class with the Standard Deviants! The School ESL DVD Package contains Modules 1 through 12: 1: Pronouns; 2: Adjectives; 3: The Present Tense & Possessives; 4: Prepositions; 5: Questions & Pointer Word; 6: Days & Times; 7: Possessives; 8: Verb + Infinitive; 9: The Past; 10: The Past - Regular Past; 11: The Past - Irregular Past; 12: Adverbs.

Movie Talk Advanced DVD from EuroTalk for English
Combining the power of the movies and DVD-ROM technology, EuroTalk brings you an exciting language learning package that really works! Watch full-screen video and play games and exercises that make you remember what you've seen and learnt. Star in one of your favorite videos by joining in the action by recording your voice into the movie. Search for any word used in the script, or compete in a quick-fire TV Quiz. Packages are available for English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish. Windows and Macintosh DVD-ROM.

The Slangman Guide to Understanding American English Through American Culture
How Americans Walk, Talk, Act & Think!
It's simple. The only way to truly speak American English like a native is to think like an American... to feel like an American! This entertaining presentation will give you information you're unlikely to find in any other video and give you an "insider's" look at how Americans walk, talk, act, and think! This video includes topics on how Americans: Dress; Stand; Talk; Flirt; Feel about sex; Gesture; Think; Communicate using sounds, and more!

Muzzy in Gondoland! for ESL
Children love the Muzzy series! Muzzy uses a natural approach with the lessons in the target language, so that the child learns easily and naturally. Parents report that their children want to watch it all the time, and teachers say that their students concentrate on learning with the series and quickly master phrases and sentence structure. Each course includes five videos or DVDs, an audio CD with songs, a student book, and a special bonus CD-ROM (for PC), and the course comes packaged in a sturdy case. Available for English (ESL), Italian, French, German, Irish Gaelic, and Spanish.
Level 1 DVD Edition
Level 2 DVD Edition
Levels 1 and 2 DVD Edition
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Little Pim DVDs for English
Meet Little Pim, a charming animated panda who guides babies, toddlers and preschoolers on a fun-filled journey to learning a foreign language. Little Pim only speaks in the foreign language, while interacting with babies and young children enjoying everyday activities. We encourage you to watch Little Pim with your child and join the onscreen fun by calling out words and repeating the language together. Because Little Pim focuses on the first words typically acquired in a kid’s vocabulary, your family can reinforce the lessons by simply repeating the new language during your everyday routines. Studies show that exposing young children to a foreign language facilitates fluency later in life and could also enhance cognitive abilities. Created by Julia Pimsleur Levine, an award-winning filmmaker and mom, Little Pim is a groundbreaking kids’ language DVD series that offers hours of fun while providing the basic building blocks for learning a foreign language. This multi-disc series of 35-minute DVDs can be viewed in any order, with each DVD teaching 60 words of vocabulary. Special features include: 5-minute episodes to facilitate pausing for interaction; vocabulary review after each segment; optional English subtitles; parent guide with helpful viewing and learning tips. Comes in three DVDs: Eating and Drinking: follow Little Pim and pals as they wake up to a new day and go to sleep after a busy day; Wake Up Smiling: follow Little Pim and pals as they wake up to a new day and go to sleep after a busy day; Playtime: join Little Pim and pals in the wonders of play, from blocks to boats to tea time.
Little Pim Gift Set, Volumes 1 and 2
Special: Was $125, now for $99!
(with Eating and Drinking / Wake Up Smiling / Playtime / In My Home / Happy, Sad and Silly / I Can Count)
Little Pim Gift Set, Volume 1 (with Eating and Drinking, Wake Up Smiling, and Playtime)
Special: Was $75, now for $55!
Little Pim Gift Set, Volume 2 (with My Home / Happy, Sad and Silly / I Can Count)
Special: Was $75, now for $55!

Little Pim Individual Packages
(Eating and Drinking / Wake Up Smiling / Playtime / In My Home / Happy, Sad and Silly / I Can Count)

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Blip and Blab ESL Video Course
Blip and Blab children's English video program makes learning fun! This innovative program was designed by ESL experts together with respected entertainment producers for both classroom and individual use. Together, they have created a 10 episode video course that effectively teaches while maintaining attention span and enthusiasm. And most importantly - this series works! The main storyline is built around two fun-loving aliens named Blip and Blab who are visiting Earth from a distant planet to learn English. While they are studying, they get involved in many zany adventures with Earth children. Blip and Blab start with the basics - numbers, letters, colors, adjectives, et cetera, and then advance to conversational English and more complex structures. The course includes 4 DVDs in versions for native speakers of Chinese (Mandarin), Korean, Portuguese (Brazilian), Spanish, or Vietnamese.
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Bilingual Baby for English
Bilingual Baby is a revolutionary series of videos that exposes your child to the world of language - a priceless gift that will give your child the opportunity to actually gain knowledge and brainpower. Bilingual Baby features the Total Immersion Method, a well-established teaching system that has long been used by both educators and language experts, which advocates immersing the child in the new language. While watching the video, the child will only hear the language being taught, but there is also small on-screen text in English to help parents learn too, plus a fold-out guide that gives an overview of the phrases and words presented as well as native translations. Bilingual Baby teaches more than 60 words and phrases to children while their ability to develop a second language is highest - between birth and age five. These 45 minute videos come in versions for 12 languages: Dutch, English, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and Swedish.