Video tapes on basic review areas are available in the Audio-visual Center of the library. You may request them at the audio-visual desk.
Please use the VT number in ordering or looking for the appropriate tape or tapes on the shelves.
Christiansen Spelling - Tape #1 (38 minutes)
VT 362 - Suggests six specific ways to attack a spelling problem giving
of how to make each way work.
Christiansen Spelling - Tape #2 (60 minutes)
VT 363 - Presents a master list of problem words (collected from composition
over the last six years). Groups the words around patterns they have in common. Presents
aids to increase spelling retention.
Christiansen Basic Punctuation Review - Tape #1 (50 minutes)
VT 278 - Covers use of semicolon, colon, commas, dash, and paragraphing
Christiansen Fragments - Tape #2 (20 minutes)
VT 279 - Presents the word patterns that commonly produce incomplete
how to correct them.
VT 280 - Clarifies Christiansen Run-Ons - Tape #3 (15
What punctuation marks can be used to separate complete sentences without producing
Christiansen - Punctuating a Paragraph - Tape #4 (15 minutes)
VT 281 - Reviews the principles taught in the first 3 tapes by correctly
an entire paragraph.
Christiansen Style and Mechanics Tape (60 minutes)
VT 361 - Presents a check list of stylistic points to increase a paper's
effectiveness. Covers wordiness, awkward phrasing, poor word choice, improved word placement, colorful verbs, ambiguous pronouns, formal style format, correct pronoun
agreement, sentences variety, apostrophes, title choice, cliches, paragraphing, ordering
of ideas, and tone.