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Grammar. Collective Nouns (Group Nouns) There are many nouns in English.

Collective Nouns (Group Nouns)

Nouns can either be singular or plural. It is usually easy to create plural nouns in English, but there are some exceptions. Pictures to work on the Modal Verbs of Deduction. Practice for modals of possibility/probability. Stimulating ways of practising must/may/might/could/can’t for speculation.

Practice for modals of possibility/probability

Despite the long and fancy name “modals of possibility and probability”, with this grammar point we are basically talking here about language used for guessing and so if you get students doing that you have a suitable situation to elicit and/or practise this language. Possible stimuli to make students guess include pictures, stories, videos, objects, music, other recordings, and language. In all those cases, you can turn the activity into more intensive practice of the range of probabilities from “must be/must have been” to “could be/could have been” by asking them to “bet” on their guess.

Give each expression a number of points by how sure it is, e.g. one point for “could possibly be” up to seven points for “must be…, no doubt about it”. Students choose an expression with one of those levels of certainty and make a guess, then gain or lose that many points depending on whether those guesses are correct or not. 1. Definite Article Nationalities - Mastering Articles. Rule 7.8: Use the definite article when referring to nationalities that do not have a plural form.

Definite Article Nationalities - Mastering Articles

Correct: The Japanese are highly regarded for their politeness. 2 Fresh & Fun Activities to Practise Both, Neither and Either. If you think that teaching both, neither and either is a bit boring, I have good news for you.

2 Fresh & Fun Activities to Practise Both, Neither and Either

In fact, I dare say great news! It can also be fun! It’s no secret on here that I love having fun in my classes but what people may not know is that although flexible when necessary, my classes are carefully planned and games are not played just to keep my students entertained; on the contrary, they are carefully designed and used to improve certain abilities and with a clear goal in mind. If at the same time we can have a nice time, that’s the icing on the cake. This is a team game and it aims at practising the structures Both/Neither of themBoth… and / neither…nor. The Article in English: Explanation, Exercises and a Challenging Quiz. Although the use of the article in English seems a priori an easy subject to teach, the truth is that some students struggle with the use and omission of it.

The Article in English: Explanation, Exercises and a Challenging Quiz

What can you find in this post? Intermediate level:Animated video with some rules on the use and omission of the articles “the, a/an”Some links to exercises from around the web to consolidate knowledge.Advanced Level:An engaging quiz with feedback notes featuring some difficult cases related to the use and omission of articles. Grammar. Watch the presentation. Pause it as often as necessary to understand and assimilate the rules. Exercises: Links to interactive exercises from around the web to consolidate knowledge.

List. Gaming in English. By the end of this year, how many times will you have used future perfect?

Gaming in English

Future perfect simplefuture perfect continuous / progressiveasking follow-up questions Upper-intermediate learners and stronger (CEFR B2-C2)Ages 15 years and older Certainly in our staff room, using the future perfect naturally in a conversation is a big deal. “By the end of this semester, I’ll have been teaching Proficiency for 3 years straight. 8 додатків для вивчення граматики англійської мови, Grammar. Наше сьогодення наповнене великою кількістю новітніх технологій, призначених спрощувати життя сучасної людини.

8 додатків для вивчення граматики англійської мови, Grammar

English Grammar Tests for ESL Students - English Grammar Practice Quizzes. Welcome to our English grammar training section, a good place to practice and improve your knowledge of English grammar.

English Grammar Tests for ESL Students - English Grammar Practice Quizzes

The quizzes come in three levels: beginner, intermediate, and advanced. The topics covered include verb tenses, phrasal verbs, articles, prepositions, noun clauses, and much more. English Grammar. Grammar Games. Adverb Games. English Club. Adjective Games. My Mental Picture of English Tenses. Verb Tense Tutorial. Verb tenses are tools that English speakers use to express time in their language.

Verb Tense Tutorial

You may find that many English tenses do not have direct translations in your language. That is not a problem. By studying this verb tense tutorial, you will learn to think like a native English speaker. Make or Do? English ESL Grammar Vocabulary Pronunciation Rap with Fluency MC! TO-infinitive or gerund: ADVISE, RECOMMEND, ALLOW, PERMIT, FORBID, REQUIRE. Grammar Gremlins (advanced) Ghosts in the Graveyard. Negative prefixes – games.

Negative prefixes are very productive.

Negative prefixes – games

It seems that if you learn these then you might be able to create countless English words. However, it is not enough to learn only the prefixes. As each word has its own prefix and there are just a few rules you have to learn the whole words. Knowing this, I took 4,000 most frequent words in English and I looked for the words with negative prefixes among them. Once I found them I created the following mind map: Negative prefixes – a mind map. Indirect questions: explanation of English grammar.

When students hear the phrase indirect questions, they get scared. But actually this is one of the easiest grammar points in English. The only thing you have to watch out for is that if a sentence starts with a certain phrase (Do you know or Could you tell me etc.) you have to use the word order for an affirmative sentence. To put it simply, after the aforementioned phrases do not make questions. Exercises at Grammar Bytes! Comma Splices & Fused Sentences • Fragments • Irregular Verbs Commas • Parallel Structure • Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers Apostrophes • Pronoun Agreement • Pronoun Case Pronoun Reference • Subject-Verb Agreement • Word Choice Terms of Use You may not alter, sell, or post these materials on a different server.

Photocopying for students or linking to materials here does not require my permission. Comma Splices & Fused Sentences. Prefix Suffix game. Free Language Arts Game for Elementar Students. Articles - a/an, the. Modal verbs - can, could, might, must, should game. The Scene of the Crime (modals of speculation) Must and can modal verbs game. Learning English Grammar. Grammar Gamble - the online English grammar test. Building prefixes. Adjectives, Prefixes, Suffixes, Synonyms, Extreme Adjectives, Opposites, Jeopardy Game. Prefixes - common prefixes game. Prefixes. Noun suffixes game. Noun suffixes : Practice noun suffixes using this ESL fun Game.This game is also excellent for classroom teaching. Teachers can engage students in a classroom vocabulary or grammar review. Conditionals. Adjectives and Adverbs. -ing Adjectives Part II.

-ing Adjectives. -ing Adjectives Part II B. Verb Tenses. Revision exercise on Future Tense. Will or be going to. Revision exercise on Present Tense. Present Continuous and Present Simple. Simple present or continuous(taste, smell) Revision exercise on Past Tense. Timelines. Timelines for teaching verb tenses are great. Seriously. I’ve been telling teachers to use timelines for as long as I can remember, but, strangely enough, they’ve often played a lesser role in my own classroom practice. I believe this has a lot to do with my baffling inability to make sense of anything that bears the slightest resemblance to a map or a diagram. Now, what do the poor students have to do with that? Nothing, of course. Tenses. Test on Tense (1) Test on Tense (2) Verb Tense Exercise 5. 1. A: Did you like the movie "Star Wars? " B: I don't know. I (see, never) that movie. 2. Sam (arrive) in San Diego a week ago. 3.

Miscellaneous tenses exercises. Verb tenses exercises - all tenses - Verbs game. Pronouns. Pronouns and determiners game. Prepositions. Prepositions. Prepositions. Nouns. Noun Explorer - game. So and Neither Tutorial. When to use Make or Do. Do and Make are two of the most common verbs in English. They are also two of the most commonly confused verbs in English! Make, do, have, take. Conjunctions. School House Rock presents "Conjunction Junction"

Gerunds and infinitives: Farmer Jones and his wife. Gerund or infinitive. Dependent Prepositions 2 exercises+ a table. Verbs Followed by Prepositions, ESL Grammar Activity Online. Prepositions. Nouns and Adjectives Followed by Prepositions Game. ESL Interactive Fun Games Here we have the games carefully laid out for you. Follow the links to browse the variety of games offered. This is only the directory for interactive games and exercises. Articles. A Missing Cat (Grammar: Articles Review) Owner of missing cat is asking for help. “My baby has been missing for over month now, and I want him back so badly,” said Mrs. Brown, 56-year-old woman. Mrs. Brown lives by herself in trailer park near Clovis. Synonyms and antonyms. Synonyms antonyms.