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SERIES GUIDE
Use this guide as a quick reference to the contents of Study English Series 1

EPISODE / THEME GRAMMAR WRITING VOCABULARY PUNCTUATION / SPELLING PRONUNCIATION
Episode One
Electronic crime
TECHNOLOGY/LAW

word building; formal/ informal;
vocabulary strategies
spelling rules syllable stress
Episode Two
Vitamin D
MEDICINE
modals: opinion and attitude formal/informal word stress; sentence rhythm
Episode Three
Company growth
BUSINESS
impersonal language;
prepositions for describing
data
describing data
adjectives, nouns, verbs,
adverbs for describing data

Episode Four
Rising dollar
BUSINESS
comparative adjectives comparing data per cent vs percentage per cent vs percentage per cent vs percentage
Episode Five
Global warming
ENVIRONMENT
referents and noun phrases cause and effect relationships
Episode Six
Greenhouse gases
ENVIRONMENT
cause and effect language;
adjectival endings
(nationalities)
spelling of nationalities pronunciation of nationalities
Episode Seven
Enviro-loo
ENVIRONMENT
passive voice describing a process
Episode Eight
Crocodile tourism
TOURISM
relative pronouns



IELTS Speaking test
assessment; linking: C+V or
V+V
Episode Nine
ADHD
MEDICINE

abbreviations; acronyms; Latin
abbreviations

abbreviations, acronyms
Episode Ten
Solar house
ARCHITECTURE
conjunctions: coordinating,
subordinating
connecting ideas complex sentences (commas)
Episode Eleven
Recounting the past
MEDICINE
past tenses: simple vs
perfect; sentences types:
compound, complex
describing past events
Episode Twelve
Carbon cycle
ENVIRONMENT
phrasal verbs describing a cycle; writing tips
Episode Thirteen
Under the sea
SCIENCE
definite/indefinite articles
weather patterns

articles






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EPISODE / THEME GRAMMAR WRITING VOCABULARY PUNCTUATION / SPELLING PRONUNCIATION
Episode Fourteen
Junk DNA
MEDICINE
conditionals
prefixes (opposites); suffixes
(forming adjectives)

Episode Fifteen
Sea floor
SCIENCE
royal order of adjectives approximation
Episode Sixteen
DVT
MEDICINE
speculation using modals,
adverbs, phrases
paragraph structure;
definition

Episode Seventeen
Water and aging
MEDICINE
phrasal verbs; contractions;
coordinating conjunctions
informal spoken and formal
written English; linking words;
repetition

Episode Eighteen
Salinity
ENVIRONMENT
transition signals;
Australian/British/American
English
describing a process
AusE, BE, AE; weights,
measures
AusE, BE, AE stress: verb, noun
Episode Nineteen
Weather report
SCIENCE
participial adjectives numbers stress; numbers
Episode Twenty
Torres strait
GEOGRAPHY
prepositions of place rules for capitalisation
Episode Twenty One
Watching birds
SCIENCE
continuous tenses sentence stress patterns
Episode Twenty Two
Finance report
BUSINESS
describing numerical data
cardinal, ordinal, Arabic,
Roman, decimals, fractions,
currencies, dates, zones;
prefixes (numbers)
rules for writing numbers
telephone numbers, fractions,
decimals
Episode Twenty Three
Octopuses
SCIENCE &TECHNOLOGY

describing appearance or
character of people or
animals
physical features, shapes,
behaviour, character, body parts
similar sounds
Episode Twenty Four
Perfect Siesta
SCIENCE - PSYCHOLOGY
comparatives: asas
commas, apostrophe, hyphen,
colon, semicolon
intonation
Episode Twenty Five
Copyright
LAW
present tense; editing
writing a technical/
information report; writing
definitions
technical vocabulary editing -ed endings
Episode Twenty Six
Archaeology
ARCHAEOLOGY
its/its; subject-verb
agreement
classifying & summarising
s endings: plurals, 3
rd
per.
sg. present tense