English Self-Study Video for ESL Students – surge, tape, tug

The geyser is surging out.

A tube is taped to the arm.

The two dogs are tugging a rope.

A) The geyser is surging out. (a)
B) Water is coming out of a fountain.
C) Water is leaking from a crack.

A) A nurse is taping a tube to the arm.
B) A tube is taped to the arm. (a)
C) A tube is being removed from the arm.

A) The two dogs are dragging a sled.
B) The dogs are lugging boxes.
C) The two dogs are tugging a rope. (a)

Is the geyser surging out? Yes.

What is taped to the arm? A tube is taped to the arm.

What are the two dogs doing? They are tugging a rope.

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Learning English Vocabulary Words – ESL Lesson – snake, round, seat

The road snakes.

The car is going to round the curve.

The women are seated on a bench next to each other.

A) The road snakes. (a)
B) The road runs straight.
C) A snake is slithering.

A) The road turns to the right.
B) The car is going to round the curve. (a)
C) The road runs straight all the way.

A) There is a fence behind the women.
B) The color of the women’s hair is the same.
C) The women are seated on a bench next to each other. (a)

Does the road snake? Yes.

Is the car going to round the curve? Yes.

Where are the women seated on? They are seated on a bench.

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ESL Vocabulary Words – English Lesson – go off, lick, lug

The geyser is going off.

The lion is licking its foreleg.

The men are lugging boxes.

A) A volcano is erupting.
B) The geyser is going off. (a)
C) Lava is coming out.

A) The lion is licking its foreleg. (a)
B) The lion is licking its hind leg.
C) The lion is eating.

A) Boxes are being unpacked.
B) Boxes are being unloaded from a truck.
C) The men are lugging boxes. (a)

Is the geyser going off? Yes.

What is the lion licking? It is licking its foreleg.

What are the men doing? They are lugging boxes.

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English Lesson for ESL Students – chain, drag

The dog is chained.

The gate has been chained.

The horses are dragging a sled.

A) The dog is chained. (a)
B) The dog is free.
C) The dog is running around.

A) The gate has been opened.
B) The man is chaining the gate.
C) The gate has been chained. (a)

A) A man is riding a horse.
B) The horses are dragging a sled. (a)
C) The horses are pushing a sled.

Is the dog chained? Yes.

Has the gate been opened? No. It has been chained.

What are the horses doing? They are dragging a sled.

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Studying English through Pictures – ESL Lesson – plummet, carve

People are plummeting downwards on a ride.

The man is carving a block of ice.

A block of ice has been carved.

A) People are plummeting downwards on a ride. (a)
B) People are going up a river on a ride.
C) People are reaching the summit of a mountain.

A) The man is carving a stone.
B) The man is carving a block of ice. (a)
C) A block of ice is being carried.

A) A block of ice is being carved.
B) A man is carving a tree trunk.
C) A block of ice has been carved. (a)

Are people plummeting downwards on a ride? Yes.

What is the man carving? He is carving a block of ice.

Has a stone been carved? No. A block of ice has been carved.

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ESL Self-Study Video – English Lesson – tuck, untuck, tag

The man’s shirt is tucked in.

The man’s shirt is untucked.

The dog is tugging at the hem of the person’s pants.

A) The man’s shirt is tucked in. (a)
B) The man’s shirt is untucked.
C) The man’s shirt is sleeveless.

A) The man’s shirt is tucked in.
B) The man’s shirt has an image on the back.
C) The man’s shirt is untucked. (a)

A) The dog is tugging at the hem of the person’s pants. (a)
B) Two dogs are tugging a rope.
C) The dog is biting at the person’s shoe.

Is the man’s shirt tucked in? Yes.

Is the man’s shirt tucked in? No. It is untucked.

What is the dog doing? It is tugging at the hem of the person’s pants.

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English through Pictures – ESL Lesson – pick, pluck, skim

Strawberries have been picked.

A person is plucking a berry.

The man is skimming a stone across the water.

A) Strawberries are growing in the field.
B) People are picking strawberries.
C) Strawberries have been picked. (a)

A) A person is plucking a berry. (a)
B) A person is planting berries.
C) A person is cutting a branch off.

A) The man is skimming leaves from the river.
B) The man is skimming a stone across the water. (a)
C) The man is skimming over a book on the shore.

What has been picked? Strawberries have been picked.

What is a person doing? A person is plucking a berry.

What is the man doing? He is skimming a stone across the water.

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