Irregular Verbs? Yes,Please! My son Lucas was complaining he was going to have a permanent crick in his neck from spending hourrrrrs (or words to that effect) trying to learn irregular verbs in English when it occurred to me there might be plenty of sites on the Internet to help students, and my own son in this case, with this seemingly daunting task.
And just as I predicted there are some cool sites that offer a nice alternative to the traditional pen-and-paper method of learning irregular verbs. Hard to believe me? Then, try these games and I bet you’ll be delighted next time you are asked to study them. Dear Lucas, this post is for you!!! Jeopardy Quiz Game. 1 WORKSHEET – 10 GAMES. Make drilling more meaningful and fun.
All you need is a sheet of paper. This post shows how the use of game mechanics can help a teacher design better drilling activities and turn repeated practice of target grammar or vocabulary into a cognitively engaging exercise. Focus on the material to be practised and learning outcomes for your group of students: e.g. irregular verbs It is essential to clearly see the ‘why’ in terms of language learning and use games and game techniques as a means to an end, rather than for their own sake. Bringing a game from the external world, without adapting it to learners’ needs and expected learning outcomes, may be just a waste of time (and money, if the game requires numerous handouts) in terms of learning. Form of interaction: two or three students alternating between the roles. Learning irregular verbs requires much memorization, drilling and practice. Work less: Engage learners in the process of preparation for the game.
1 WORKSHEET – 10 GAMES. Irregular verbs with Fluency MC 4. This is the last post in which we try to teach the irregular verbs mentioned in the rap song by Fluency MC.
This time there are 15 irregular verbs and to help you teach or learn them there is an infographic, a quiz and a game. First, listen to the following song and complete the lyrics. Start at 2:45. BATTLESHIP: IRREGULAR VERBS. Much to learn, you still have. – Joda.
Despite the evidence that the number of irregular verbs is declining in the English language, there is no danger they will disappear, and the struggle will continue. There are many attempts to find a shortcut in learning irregular verbs, yet with all the options and “magic tricks” available, learning these verbs requires much memorization, drilling and practice. Today I will show how I use the Battleship game to drill and practise irregular verbs in a fun way. Before the game: Each player will need two 10×10 grids – one with irregular verbs in each square, and one blank grid.
Click the Grids to download them. The players then mark where they want to place their ships by circling rows, horizontally or vertically. Each player’s fleet consists of the following ships: 1 aircraft carrier – 5 squares 1 battleship – 4 squares 1 cruiser – 3 squares 2 destroyers – 2 squares each 2 submarines – 1 square each. Learning Irregular Verbs can be Fun. Who says learning irregular verbs is a pain in the neck?
Everybody? …Just what I thought. My son Lucas was complaining he was going to have a permanent crick in his neck from spending hourrrrrs (or words to that effect) trying to learn irregular verbs in English when it occurred to me there might be plenty of sites on the Internet to help students, and my own son in this case, with this seemingly daunting task. Learn Irregular Verbs with Engames and Fluency MC. I have already published 10 posts on teaching irregular verbs.
You can see the list of the posts down here: But I still cannot say that my students know the verbs. That was why I joined forces with Fluency MC, and this time we would like to teach the irregular verbs together. To achieve this, we have prepared a song, an infographic, a game and an online quiz. We believe that if you go through all the activities, you will know the 20 irregular verbs we would like to teach in this post. Great Chart for Learning Irregular Verbs - learn English,grammar,verbs,irregular,english. Irregular Verbs Quiz. Irregular verbs in context - Scream. Teaching irregular verbs can be fun.
The verbs are easy to use to tell stories and stories are interesting for everyone. In the following post I am going to tell a story and you can learn the past tense of ten irregular verbs there. ADVERT: To achieve this there are a video, a worksheet, a comic and an interactive quiz. I hope you will find them interesting. Once you introduce the story, it is time to deal with the language. Past-simple-story_scream_original_ws_better Irregular verbs – interactive quiz When you finish the worksheet, you can ask the students to do the following interactive quiz. If you want to play the quiz on the full screen, click the button below. If you like the quiz above and you would like to share it on your blog or use it in a classroom without an internet connection, you can do this.
Scream. Irregular Verbs 1 - Interactive Exercise. Irregular Verb Page. Englishpage.com's Irregular Verb Dictionary for English learners contains over 370 irregular verbs used in modern English.
To view our Extended Irregular Verb Dictionary, which contains over 470 verbs including rare and antiquated forms, Click Here. Alternate forms are separated by /. The first form listed is the most commonly used. [More info]Forms which are primarily used in British English are in italics. [More info]To view a definition of the verb, click on the infinitive form.To learn more about confusing forms, click on the information link [?].
Flashcards & Exercises | About Dictionary Your personal online English school. The past simple – irregular verbs.