Learn Prepositions (Animation)

Video describes what prepositions are.  Video is in the form of Power Point.  Video gives good definition and examples.  Narrator has an accent and at times may be hard to understand.  Video is of good quality and appropriate for elementary and middle school students. 


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The clip would be an excellent preview at the beginning of a Calculus course, or used as a review of the big topics of derivatives.

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The Three Main Verb Tenses: Present, Past, and Future 
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Adjectives

Video describes what adjectives are. Video is in Power Point format.  Video gives good definitions and examples.  Narrator has an accent and at times may be hard to understand.  Video is of good quality and appropriate for elementary and middle school students. 


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