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Road to Grammar - Your Road to Better Grammar. Fun and Simple: Adjective Order. If you have following me for a while, then you know how much I love stepping aside from the course book and surprising students with activities that might add a spark to my classes.

Fun and Simple: Adjective Order

Things like flip cards or wheels of fortune are constant guests in my classes. But for this activity, I have decided to invite an old friend I haven’t used for some time. Don’t ask me why. I still love him very much. Word clouds have a lot of potential when teaching languages and they are very easy to use. Capitalization - All Things Grammar.

10 BEST PAST SIMPLE AND PAST CONTINUOUS GAMES, SONGS AND VIDEOS!!! I searched the web and gathered the best games, songs and videos in one post.


If you find it useful share it with other teachers!!! I made this game a few months ago. 12 songs to practice the pronunciation of -ED endings - Luiz Otávio Barros. As you know, the “-ed” endings of regular past tense verbs can be pronounced in three different ways: /t/, /d/ and /ɪd/, which is the one most students tend to overuse.

12 songs to practice the pronunciation of -ED endings - Luiz Otávio Barros

Click here for an overview of the rules. Over the years, I have found that /t/ and /d/ are easier to notice and to produce if the verb comes immediately before a word beginning with a vowel sound: liked it – /laɪktɪt/dreamed of – /driːmdəv/ Katherine Bilsborough: A simple idea - The Weekend Game. A simple Idea For me, the best classroom activities are usually the most simple, requiring little or no preparation time and few or no materials.

Katherine Bilsborough: A simple idea - The Weekend Game

They are activities that can be adapted to use effectively with groups of different sizes, levels or ages and they can be used again and again even with the same students. The Weekend Game ‘The Weekend Game’ falls into all of those categories. Simple Present Tense – Mr. Bean Goes to the Pool – The Canswedian English Tea... My family grew up watching Mr.

Simple Present Tense – Mr. Bean Goes to the Pool – The Canswedian English Tea...

Bean. I believe my brother’s Grade 3 teacher even phoned my parents once to ask them if they could tell my brother to stop doing Mr. Bean impressions during class. Little did I know how great he would be for teaching English later on in life. He doesn’t speak – so it’s really great for those lower level classes. I use him to teach simple present tense, present continuous and simple past tense with regular and irregular verbs. Here is the Simple Present Tense lesson I have just done with my class. 1 Watch the clip of “Mr. 2.

We/they/youWhat to do when the noun and verb are separated in a sentenceEverybody/nobody. 3. 4. 5. Have not VERSUS Do not Have: What's the Difference? - English Outside The Box. Irregular Verbs Rap – Cringeworthy, but effective – The Canswedian English Teacher. This irregular verb rap by “Fluency MC” is lovely for many reasons.

Irregular Verbs Rap – Cringeworthy, but effective – The Canswedian English Teacher

You get to bust out your super embarrassing rap movesYou get to make your students bust out their super embarrassing rap moves It’s really a win win situation all around. Use this when you are teaching irregular verbs and past participles with your students. Also, when you feel like there are students who would benefit from a more musical approach to learning verbs. How does it work? Can You Get A 25/25 On This Advanced Grammar Test? Learn English ESL Irregular Verbs Grammar Rap Song! StickStuckStuck with Fluency MC! Uncountable Nouns. Wine joy music sugar happinesshairfun Types Uncountable nouns often fall into the following categories:

Uncountable Nouns

Checklist (public) Google Kalkylark#gid 0. DO vs MAKE - The Difference between Do and Make in English. The grammar company: A or an? - UR Skola. English Language Learning Tips - Tenses Part 1. Songs and Activities for English Language Learners. Songs can be an effective way to introduce or reinforce a grammar topic.

Songs and Activities for English Language Learners

Click on the topics below for companion songs and activities. (In a blog article posted Oct. 4, 2016 at, I list some of the benefits of using songs to teach grammar that I’ve observed in my own classroom.) Adjectives in the Song “True Colors”Adverb Clauses in the Song “Baby, I’m Yours”Comparisons with LikeFeel LikeGerunds as Objects of PrepositionsGerund or Infinitive after begin, start, continue, like, love, hate, can’t standGet to Do SomethingGotta: Informal Spoken English for Got ToInfinitives as AdjectivesI’ve Got It and I’ve Got ‘EmMust Have + Past ParticipleNoun ClausesParticipial PhrasesReflexive PronounsShould Have + Past ParticipleThird Person Singular: Mistakes in the Song “Memories” by Maroon 5Used to + a Verb in the Simple FormUsed to vs.

Lay vs. Lie (vs. Laid) - Grammar Rules. Q: In the battle of lay vs. lie, when do you use each and can you provide examples?

Lay vs. Lie (vs. Laid) - Grammar Rules

—Annemarie V. Don’t forget about “lain,” my friend! All these verbs have two things in common: They begin with the letter “L” and confuse the bejeezus out of many people. But here’s a simple breakdown that will hopefully help you decipher when to use each one and when to use their past-tense equivalents (I’ve also included a handy chart at the end to help, but we’ll get to that later). The difference between Lay vs. Good Things To Know About The English Language - Kimstudies. Irregular Verb Page.'s Irregular Verb Dictionary for English learners contains over 370 irregular verbs used in modern English as well as flashcards and exercises to practice those forms.

Irregular Verb Page

To view our Extended Irregular Verb Dictionary, which contains over 470 verbs including rare and antiquated forms, Click Here. List of Irregular Verbs. Language Games – Macmillan Dictionary.