Schools English programme on seasons, including the poem Season Sketch, by Berlie Doherty.
Comparing the style, lay-out and language of three types of Tudor history book.
This programme looks at descriptive writing.
This programme looks at genre, and in particular football fiction for children.
A look at how writers convey a sense of character.
Three different ways of setting the scene in a story, with excerpts about computer games.
A look at the essentials of English grammar using songs, sketches and animation.
This programme looks at adverbs, prepositions and clauses.
A look at the essentials of English grammar through songs, sketches and animation.
A look at the history of the English language.
Gloria Garbo meets Vera Verb and Percy Pronoun.
This programme looks at the role of the noun.
The winners of the English Express/Puffin Books national writing competition.
Childrens' educational drama, featuring a football team and dealing with issues of honesty
Own Goal homepage
A look at how to make your writing more interesting and develop better writing skills.
Programme which promotes the development of reading and writing using different styles.
Miss Eye, private investigator, attempts to locate a missing headmaster.
A look at language and different forms of communication.
Craig Charles explores how choosing and using words helps conjure up images.
Poet Matthew Sweeney explores London's Docklands with a group of children.
Poets and authors talk about their inspirations.
Extracts from stories written by well known authors which focus on youth and childhood.