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Games Crossword GameJust like an old-fashioned word search! Using the mouse and the wordlist, find and highlight the hidden English words in the box! As the levels get harder, the words start appearing in different orientations. But hurry, the clock is running! Grammar | LearnEnglish Kids | British Council English Grammar: a complete guide Do you have a question about the correct usage of the semicolon or how to place adverbs in a sentence? If so, you've come to the right place. is a complete English grammar guide filled with the rules of English usage. Each grammatical rule is explained in plain English with several examples, and when needed, counter-examples. The grammatical rules covered by this guide are categorized below. Nouns Nouns are people, places, or things, They tell us what we are talking about. Adjectives Adjectives modify, or describe, nouns. Adverbs Adverbs modify adjectives, verbs, or other adverbs. Determiners Articles, quantifiers, and other determiners modify nouns. Verbs & Verb Tenses Verbs are action words. Speech When we report what someone says, we can cite the person directly or indirectly. Punctuation Punctuation is not part of oral grammar, but it is essential to master in written English. Relative Clauses We use relative clauses in English to create more complex and more precise sentences.

All Things Grammar - Home Grammarist - English grammar, usage, and style blog... The Internet Grammar of English Welcome to the Internet Grammar of English! The Internet Grammar of English is an online course in English grammar written primarily for university undergraduates. However, we hope that it will be useful to everyone who is interested in the English language. IGE does not assume any prior knowledge of grammar. The Internet Grammar of English is accessible free of charge. Please note that the Internet Grammar of English has been thoroughly revised and updated, and is now available as an App for Android and Apple mobile devices. Alternatively, to avoid potentially long download times, why not buy The Internet Grammar of English on CD-ROM? If you are a UK school teacher we strongly recommend you look at our Englicious website. To use the site for reference purposes, use the navigation tools on the left.

.facebook 1416206495831 English Grammar – Your guide to error-free writing 10 Tips for Leading a Classroom Discussion Leading classroom discussions can be a challenge in the ESL EFL classes. On the one hand, students need to practice conversation skills, and are motivated to discuss a wide range of topics. On the other hand, students are often shy about expressing their opinions for a number of reasons, or may not really have all that much to say about the topic of discussion. This presents quite the challenge to teachers, and, unfortunately, it can lead to classroom discussions turning into a teacher centered lecture. These ten tips will help you lead classroom discussions that engage your students, and ensure students contribute to the conversation. 1. Make sure to take time to conduct a student needs analysis at the beginning of your class term. 2. If your students aren't interested in the topic at hand, don't hesitate to opt for another topic. 3. I find students enjoy hearing my opinion, yet I strive to make sure that my own contributions don't overtake the conversation. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Planning a grammar lesson By teaching grammar we not only give our students the means to express themselves, but we also fulfil their expectations of what learning a foreign language involves. Fortunately, nowadays with the emphasis on a communicative approach and a wealth of stimulating resources, teaching grammar does not necessarily mean endless conjugation of verbs or grammar translation. Which approach? Presentation, practice and production (PPP) PresentationPresentation Practice Production Conclusion Which approach? There are two main approaches to teaching grammar. A deductive approach is when the rule is presented and the language is produced based on the rule. In other words, the former is more teacher centred and the latter more learner centred. Presentation, practice and production (PPP) A deductive approach often fits into a lesson structure known as PPP (Presentation, Practice, Production). In a 60-minute lesson each stage would last approximately 20 minutes. PPP is one model for planning a lesson.