Commonly Confused Words. English—no one ever says it’s easy!
That we actually have a huge list of commonly confused words that trip up both native-speakers and those whose first language isn’t English says a lot about our language. Whether you’ve got high school students prepping for university-entrance exams or ESL adults trying to get that score that proves their English is “good enough” for university admittance, you probably spend some time addressing some of those commonly confused words. These 48 task cards are the perfect supplement to your lesson! Each task card tackles a set of commonly confused words with sentence clozes. Most have embedded context clues, and some have grammar clues.
You may also be interested in my academic vocabulary series. Active & Passive task cards. ESL students especially need a lot of practice with active voice and passive voice.
These task cards are perfect as a review activity whether students are working as individuals, in pairs, or in small groups. The sentences used are designed for upper secondary to adult students. With these task cards, students will do the following: OPTION #1: Convert active to passive. Convert passive to active.
Create own sentences. OPTION #2: Identify active/passive voice sentences. Conditionals: If... If learning conditionals were easy for students, you wouldn't be here looking for resources to help!
If your textbook doesn't provide enough practice for your students, these task cards are just what you need. Included: ✔ 1 teacher's page ✔ 6 pages (24 task cards) of multiple choice conditionals ✔ 6 pages (24 task cards) of fill-in-the-blank conditionals ✔ 1 page answer sheet for students ✔ 1 page answer key Task cards include zero, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd conditionals. Please see the preview to be sure this resource will fit your needs. Gerunds and Infinitives (Task Cards) Help your ESL students improve their mastery of gerunds and infinitives with this resource!
Task cards are perfect for students who get easily overwhelmed with a lot of text. Each task card has only two blanks for answers, which makes it easier for students to focus on one item at a time. They also save the teacher from spending valuable time making worksheet copies. Comparative Adjectives (Task Cards) ESL students will practice using the rules for comparative adjectives in four different ways with this task card set.
Halloween-Themed Fact & Opinion Task Cards. If your students need practice identifying fact from opinion, and it's close to Halloween time, this is your lucky day!
Included: ✔ 3 pages of Halloween-themed task cards (total of 12) each with three statements to be identified as "fact" or "opinion" (total of 36 statements) ✔ 1 page answer sheet/answer key Starring in the task card statements are: Dracula, Frankenstein, werewolves, zombies, psychopathic children, witches, ghosts, fear, cemeteries, full moon, Ouija boards, & costumes. Created with secondary to adult students in mind. Linking Verbs: Task Cards. Simple Past: Task Cards. Explicitly teaching grammar and spelling rules may not be in vogue, but thousands of students, especially adult students, have spent their entire student lives learning in that manner.
It’s what they are used to, what they are comfortable with, and what many of them WANT. If you have students studying for the university-entrance exams that deem their English skills good enough to enter university, you probably have students who WANT to know the exact rules and take comfort in using explicitly-stated rules. Irregular Simple Past #1 (Task Cards) Irregular verbs can drive any learner mad, whether an ESL student or a native-English-speaking student.
Irregular Simple Past Task Cards #2. Do your adult ESL students need practice with the irregular simple past?
Bored with worksheets and grammar book exercises? Why not taskcards? The very irregularity of irregular verbs plagues ESL and NES (native English speaking) students alike. Simply memorizing irregular verbs is difficult and not particularly useful. Students who practice using them in a variety of ways have a better chance of remembering not only what they are, but how to use them. Plural Nouns (Task cards) ESL students sometimes struggle to keep straight all the rules for how to make a singular noun plural. This 2-in-1 resource will help them practice what they have been learning. Count & Noncount (Task Cards)
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