Graded English language dictations free online 1 Students 2 Introductions 3 Numbers 4 Whose? 5 Names and Numbers 6 A Timetable 7 A Form 8 A Friend 1 9 A Friend 2 10 A Friend 3 1 My Cat Trotsky 2 Strange Food (Anonymous) 3 Tears and Laughs (Samuel Beckett) 4 More Beckett 5 Numbers 6 That man 7 Charlie & the Chocolate Factory (Roald Dahl) 8 East of Eden (John Steinbeck) 9 The Unicorn (James Thurber) 10 A Tale of Two Cities (Charles Dickens) 11 Describing Self 1 12 Describing Self 2 13 Describing Self 3 14 The Cemetery 15 My Two Friends 16 Routine 1 The Wolf (James Thurber) 2 Pooh (A A Milne) 3 1984 (George Orwell) 4 Prufrock (T S Eliot) 5 The Owl (James Thurber) 6 The Emperor's Clothes (H C Andersen) 7 Numbers 8 Earthly Powers (Anthony Burgess) 9 Remains of the Day (Kazuo Ishiguro) 10 Sons and Lovers (D H Lawrence) 11 Lord of the Flies (William Golding) 12 Emma (Jane Austen) 13 The Great Gatsby (Scott Fitzgerald) 14 The Hobbit (J R Tolkien) 15 Three Men in a Boat (J K Jerome)
6 Ways to Make Teaching Grammar Fun (I'm Serious) - WeAreTeachers I love grammar. But convincing my students to love grammar sometimes feels like trying to convince a bobcat to enjoy a nice, relaxing ice bath. It’s true that students are more likely to be engaged in the learning process if you’re excited about the content, but I’ve noticed that students will stay engaged if they’re participating in a way that leaves room for creativity, choice or snort-inducing laughter. ESL Teacher Handouts, Grammar Worksheets and Printables Free English grammar and vocabulary worksheets and printable handouts, for English language and English as a Second Language (ESL) teachers and instructors to use in the classroom or other teaching environment. Get our ESL handouts newsfeed: Beginner English Handouts
Turklish TEFL » ESL Lesson Plans Here are a collection of lesson plans that have been created with adult Turkish learners in mind although most lessons could easily be used in any country. Each lesson aims to address the unique environment of the Turkish classroom and to help with obstacles faced by many teachers here. I will try to provide lessons that will highlight features of the Turkish classroom and perhaps set a template for creating future lessons along the same lines. A lot of these lesson plans will be linked to discussions on my main blog. You can click on the link under the lesson plan to check out the blog portion. phrasal verbs Episode 08 – Write Back Soon – English Phrasal Verbs In episode 08, you’ll hear Lisa’s latest email to Duncan. Has he been a bit too pushy about Christmas?
Free ESL worksheets, ESL printables, English grammar handouts, free printable tests Welcome to our downloadable ESL worksheets section. Whether you're an ESL student looking to practice English, or an ESL teacher looking for printables/ handouts for the classroom, check out our list of topics below. The topics covered include verb tenses, phrasal verbs, articles, prepositions, pronouns, countable and non-countable nouns, and many others.
English as a Second Language (ESL) Provide fun activities to help students study English vocabulary, writing and spelling. Improve pronunciation and comprehension. Improve students' academic English as well as their social English. Make decisions on instruction based on individual student data. Common Mistakes Common mistakes of ESL students April 16th, 2014 in Common Mistakes In this lesson we will take a look at some common mistakes ESL students make when they speak or write English. Incorrect: I give key to the watch every day.
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Pair Activity: 10 Years of Facebook Facebook is 10 Years Old! Let’s Chat! Do your students use Facebook? Do you use Facebook with your students? Does your school have its own Facebook page? According to this CNN Report, 1 out of 6 people worldwide uses Facebook: “That’s roughly 1.23 billion active monthly users.” Countable and uncountable nouns In this post, I try to explain what countable and uncountable nouns are. When I speak with native speakers of English they often tell me that the concept of countability in English is absolutely natural. “You simply know which noun is countable and which is not.” However, this natural feeling is nearly impossible to teach. Based on my experience I have created the following mind map where I try to set some rules to help the learners of English. The rules given here are in no way foolproof but I hope they will help a bit.
ESL worksheets and activities to download These PDF activities and worksheets with accompanying teacher notes are free to download, print and use in the classroom. Need a grammar refresher? Get the Online Grammar Course for TEFL Teachers. Adverbs of frequency Communicative pair work activity to practise how often and adverbs of frequency Comparison of Adjectives 1. Apples are than chips. (healthy) 2. Elephants are (big) than bears. 3.