messaggi planetari From St Mary’s School, Waverley, Johannesburg, South Africa From Eton School, Mexico City From Ágora, Comunidad Educativa, Mérida, Yucatán, México BusyTeacher.org We can sort adjectives into several different categories one of them being possessive adjectives - ones that show ownership. There are lots of ways to practicing using possessive adjectives in class. What I’ve put together here are some fun and out of the ordinary games you can use to practice using possessive adjectives with your ESL students. 1Big Foot MatchThis game isn’t for every class, but if yours is fun-loving, they will enjoy this out of the box way to practice possessive adjectives. Have everyone in class remove their shoes and put them in a pile in the center of the room. Reading Comprehension « Reading Comprehension Most Popular Games on MrNussbaum.com Place Value Pirates Tony Fraction's Pizza Shop
Great Infographics for Language Teachers Part 2 Part One : ( Click HERE to access this part ) Definite and indefinite articlesAll about AdjectivesPunctuation Passive VoiceWhen to use e.g and i.e Here is what the second part is aboutPart Two : ( Scroll down to read Part Two ) 1- How to Use Quotation Marks and Punctuation 2- Subjective I wish I were 3- Modal Verbs 4- Parallel Structure Part 3 : ( Click Here to access this part ) A Brief History of National Grammar Day National Grammar Day, which is celebrated on March 4, was established in 2008 by Martha Brockenbrough, the author of Things That Make Us [Sic] and founder of the Society for the Promotion of Good Grammar (SPOGG). Former President George W. Bush sent a letter commemorating the day in its inaugural year. In an interview with Grammarly last year, Martha explained that she founded the day because she wanted to help her students with their grammar in a lively and positive way. As the National Grammar Day website states, “Language is something to be celebrated, and March 4 is the perfect day to do it.
Best Young Adult Novels, Best Teen Fiction, Top 100 Teen Novels It's almost a cliche at this point to say that teen fiction isn't just for teens anymore. Just last year, the Association of American Publishers ranked Children's/Young Adult books as the single fastest-growing publishing category. Which is why we were only a little surprised to see the tremendous response that came in for this summer's Best-Ever Teen Fiction poll. A whopping 75,220 of you voted for your favorite young adult novels, blasting past the total for last year's science fiction and fantasy poll at, dare we say it, warp speed. Grammar in Literature Activity: Use for Any Novel! $0 Grammar in Literature Activity: Use for Any Novel! Ready to show students that grammar is not just necessary, but beautiful? Use this multi-purpose activity to collect and examine grammar “in the wild” while reading!
SVOMPT - word order in English SVOMPT rule is one of the most important rules in English. If students learn to follow this rule, their English will improve dramatically, and they will be understood. Once a student knows some words and follows the SVOMPT rule, we can say that he/she can speak English. I love Darren Crown’s explanation of the origin of the SVOMPT word order. In his humorous book “Angličtina na rovinu” he writes that English was first used by a primitive tribe whose members did not want to use their brain too much and thus they created a word order which is always the same – Subject, Verb, Object, adverbs of Manner, adverbs of Place and adverbs of Time.
Know your Latin: i.e. vs. e.g. How would you feel if you got a text message that ended in SWAK? Many of the parents who took a quiz on texting acronyms weren’t sure what it meant. While some teenagers may laugh a little at the older generation’s inability to master texting lingo, the truth is that many of them would be hard-pressed to explain the difference between i.e. and e.g. Here’s what everyone from student to professional writer needs to know about these meaningful letters. E.g. is short for exempli gratia, a Latin phrase which means “for the sake of example.”