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.
Learn English Grammar with Pictures: 15+ Grammar Topics - ESL Buzz In this lesson, you will learn English grammar with the following topics: WILL – WOULD – SHALL – SHOULDMUCH – MANY – A LOT OF – LITTLE – FEWEACH – EVERY – EITHER – NEITHERSOME – ANYComma Rules in EnglishConditional Sentence Type 3English Verb Tenses in One TableBackshift of TensesLooking at the Future from the Past – Which Tense do We Need?Present Continuous vs. Present SimpleFuture Tenses: Will vs. Be going ToActive vs. Passive VoicePronoun ChartPunctuation in EnglishJUST – ALREADY – YETModal Verbs in EnglishGerunds and InfinitivesLET – MAKE – HAVE – GETHow to Use “Used to”
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ING gerunds vs. infinitive game ING gerunds vs. infinitive : Practice ING gerunds vs. infinitive using this ESL fun Game.This game is also excellent for classroom teaching. Teachers can engage students in a classroom vocabulary or grammar review. It is suitable for intermediate and advanced esl learners. It can be used to energize a dull class, to review work that was done or simply as a reward for good classroom work. All Quotes Coloring Pages Here are all quotes coloring pages. I have had so much fun drawing these and hope you can find joy in coloring them in and displaying them. There are quite a few, so I am sure you are going to be able to find at least a couple that will get you inspired and motivated. Just click on the picture below, download and print.
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Introducing Reported Speech Statements,Questions and Orders in a Different Way This week’s post was not supposed to be a grammar post, it just so happened to turn out like that. Come to think of it, I have been teaching lots of grammar lately so I shouldn’t be surprised if my brain is filled with ideas for grammar teaching. If I want my classes to be different from the ones I had when I was studying English at school (teacher-centred and book-centred), I cannot introduce all those digital tools I’m so keen on using and then go and spoil it all by asking students to read straight from a photocopy when it comes to grammar. I’m not saying it’s the wrong way to go about it, I’m just saying it’s not the way I teach or the way I’d like to be taught. Admittedly, grammar is grammar, but can we make it a bit more appealing to our students?
A Quiz: 25 Common Idioms that you Really Need to Know I know the feeling. I have been there. You have studied English really hard this year. You have been willing to go the extra mile a thousand times because you knew it was going to be worth your while. You have even burnt the candle at both ends staying up too late and getting up too early when studying for finals. Now you feel really happy with your effort, and it is time to take a breather.