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BATTLESHIP: IRREGULAR VERBS

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 How to play: some more games with irregular verbs from Engames.

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Irregular verbs straightforward #2 - Games to learn English As students reacted very positively to the first post on irregular verbs I am going to continue with teaching the irregular verbs in this way. Once again I am going to teach 24 irregular verbs with their past tense and past participle. The verbs are divided into two groups of 12 and there are separate worksheets and videos for teaching them. ADVERT: English Grammar lessons When we want to talk about future facts or things we believe to be true about the future, we use 'will'. The President will serve for four years. The boss won't be very happy. I'm sure you'll like her.

Language Games – Macmillan Dictionary Learn, live, love … play! Games are a great way to learn all sorts of things about English. These games are for English language learners, or native speakers who are addicted to word games. For downloadable theme-based language puzzles, check out this page. PLAY & LEARN “Life is more fun if you play games.”Roald Dahl Today is the first day of another 365-day journey of ELT-CATION around the sun, so I thought it would be a good idea to list the top 10 most liked games posted on ELT-CATION by now. They are low-cost, learning rich and work really well in the classroom. The players take turns to make a shot at the opponent, by calling out the coordinates of a square. The opponent responds with the verb in the square. The player should give its second or third form (or both) to learn whether it’s a “hit” if it hits a ship or a “miss” if it misses.

LearnEnglish – British Council What can film and video add to the learning experience? Kieran Donaghy, who won the British Council’s TeachingEnglish blog award tells us why film is such a good resource and recommends some useful websites, in one of our top five articles of all time, illustrated by artist Jamie Johnson. Language teachers have been using films in their classes for decades, and there are a number of reasons why film is an excellent teaching and learning tool.

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Make your own study game W2L Info Published on December 1st, 2013 | by What2Learn Are you looking to make your own study game? Select a free English topic from the 100+ topics available Each topic has 10 pictures (Beginner) or 20 pictures (Intermediate) with their accompanying written texts and spoken English recordings. There are 56 Beginner topics and 58 Intermediate topics to choose from. All the topics are free to use. They are suitable for adults, students and children starting to learn English as a second language. English Activities is a free online resource consisting of English lessons, English games and English tests to help both adults and kids studying ESL & EFL English. See the Help box below for instructions on how to select the first EFL ESL topic you wish to study.

THE A-MAZE-ING GAME ‘If you don’t know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else.’ A ‘maze’ principle has been widely used in ELT material design, in particular for reading assignments, where students are given different options and a variety of different outcomes. There isn’t one correct answer, so different teams find themselves taking different paths while practising the language in a genuinely communicative activity. If you have never tried them with your students, check these reading mazes on the British Council website – Spending Maze or Holiday Maze. They’re sure to be a hit with your students. The a-Maze-ing Game is based on a ‘board maze’ principle (it looks like a maze, and it works like a maze).

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?

Regular + Irregular verbs Regular + irregular verbs exercises Regular verbs: past simple and past participle 1. The regular past simple tense in the English language is usually formed by -ed ending (work - worked, stay - stayed). It is the same for all persons, singular and plural: I started, you started, he started, we played, they played.

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