Seven Songs for Teaching Past Simple | English Lane I have created a list of songs, which are perfect for teaching Past Simple tense in English. All of the songs are relatively new and popular, so they would especially be suitable for teaching teenagers. While the primary goal would be teaching Past Simple, you can always add a few more exercises in order to work on vocabulary or grammar. Coldplay – Paradise Past Simple is often used for retelling the events that happened in the past. Passenger – The Wrong Direction Seeing “When I was a kid…” at the beginning of the song lyrics, you know there has to be some Past Simple in there. Katy Perry – The One That Got Away Apart from teaching Past Simple, with verbs met, got, planned, had, made, said, etc. you can also teach would for talking about future from a time in the past (I would make you stay, I would be your girl). Gotye – Somebody That I Used To Know Your students will definitely know this song, having in mind how popular it was for a while. Like this: Like Loading...
Food Quantifiers To make a salad , wash ___ lettuce thoroughly and pat the leaves dry. Remove three ____ celery, wash, and slice it into small pieces. Boil five ____ asparagus for 1 minute and let cool. Arrange the ____ lettuce on a plate and create a "bed". Slice the tomatoes very thin. Place a few ____ basil on top of the feta. dressing (N) — vinaigrette (a mixture of vinegar, oil, mustard, etc.) drizzle (V) — pour slowly in drops sparkling water — carbonated water; water with natural gas bubbles
TheMusicalAdjectivesProject - Adjectives & Words Panicky, Shivering, anxious, cowardly, frightened, terrified, horrified, terror stricken, scary, menacing, trembling, Belligerent, Uncaring, Furious, Vexed, Wrathful, Exasperated, Infuriating, glowering, Frustrated, Aggravated, Annoyed, Irritated, Enraged, Aggravating, Mad, Untrusting, splenetic, warlike, thunderous, jealous, vengeful, vindictive, cursing, maledictive Woebegone, Brooding, Miserable, Grieving, Afflicted, Distressed, Wretched, Woeful, Heavy, depressed, empty, Sad, aching, gut wrenching, torn, tormented, troubled, catastrophic, Unhappy, Afflicted, mourning, weighty, melancholic, serious, with pathos, plaintive, wistful, searing, lugubrious, funereal, joyless, despairing, despondent, weeping, limping Victorious, Successful, Jubilant, Triumphant, accomplished, elated, rejoicing, march-like, exalted, determined, resolute, regal, soaring, confident, love of honor, courage, manliness, persevering, intrepid, proud, impudent, audacious, prideful, arrogant, scoffing
Musical Instruments Vocabulary ESL Worksheets Musical Instruments Picture Dictionary ESL Worksheet A picture dictionary (pictionary) & poster ESL worksheet for kids to study musical instruments vocabulary. Look at the pictures and study the musical instruments. Musical Instruments Vocabulary Matching Exercise Worksheet A colourful matching exercise ESL worksheet for kids to study musical instruments vocabulary.Look at the list below and write the names of the musical instruments under the correct pictures. Musical Instruments Vocabulary Wordsearch Puzzle Worksheet An enjoyable wordsearch puzzle ESL worksheet with pictures to study musical instruments vocabulary.Find and circle the words in the wordsearch puzzle.Then number the pictures. A colourful criss cross (crossword) puzzle ESL worksheet with pictures to study musical instruments vocabulary.Look at the pictures of the musical instruments and the numbers on them.Then write their names in the criss cross puzzle. Musical Instruments Vocabulary Criss Cross Puzzle Worksheet
United Kingdom HISTORY The first Britons (people who live in the United Kingdom) were the Picts, who arrived about 10,000 years ago. In the eighth century B.C., the Celts arrived from Europe and pushed the Picts north into Scotland. In A.D. 43, the Romans invaded and ruled for nearly 400 years. By the sixth century A.D., German peoples known as Angles, Jutes, and Saxons were moving into Britain. In 1485 the Welsh noble Henry Tudor claimed the English crown and became Henry VII, the first of five Tudor monarchs. By the 1800s, Britain was one of the most powerful nations in the world.
Film Links Until quite recently it was difficult to find pedagogically sound film material to help students improve their language through watching film, and teachers had to spend many hours creating their own materials. However, with the advent of the Internet there are now a wealth of online resources for both language teachers and their students. With so many resources it’s sometimes difficult for teachers to see the wood for the trees. Here I’m going to recommend the sites and resources that from my own experience I have found most useful and engaging. Lesson plans There are many websites and blogs which provide detailed and well-structured lesson plans designed around film and television clips, short films and viral videos which save the busy teacher a lot of time. Film in Action – Kieran Donaghy’s blog which accompanies his methodology book Film in Action showcases and extends some of the tasks found in the print edition. Allat C –
Family Members and English Introductions Kids Online English Channel teaches Children English as a Second Language (ESL) and is a fun and effective way to Learn English online. It uses cartoons, songs, funny skits, and more. Ideal for ages 3 -10. Each English lesson introduces new vocabulary, grammar patterns, and conversations. NEW! 1 -Family Members & Introductions. 2 -Common Animals & Objects 3 -Classroom Objects 4 -Classroom Actions & Commands 5 -Colors 6 -Numbers & Counting 7 -Body Parts 8 -Adjectives of Description 9 -1st Person Daily Actions 10 -3rd Person Daily Actions 11 -Can & Can't with Outdoor Action Verbs 12 -Present Continuous Tense 13 -Fruits 14 -Emotions & Feelings AA -Karaoke Sing-a-long songs Kids Online English Channel teaches Children English as a Second Language (ESL) and is a fun and effective way to Learn English online.
How Much Is It: A Shopping Lesson Plan by Chris Gunn Time: Up to 4 hours depending on how much the teacher wishes to use. Materials: To give to the students. Introductory Vocabulary Exercises. Information Gap Conversation and Class Survey Comparative Grammar Practice and Shopping Role-play 5 Pages of Vocabulary and Expressions Worksheets Materials: For the teacher. Product Information Sheets Part 1: Introduction to the Unit Vocabulary If time permits, write the unit vocabulary expressions on the board before the class begins. Look at the groupings of words and ask students to come up with a heading for each group. Next, go over the part of the bill talking about discounts, tax, and tips. Finally, go over cheap, expensive, and reasonable. Part 2: Information Gap This part is pretty much self-explanatory. Note: the 'Conversation Strategy' for this unit is confirming. Part 3: Class Survey and Social Strategy In this section, students can practice complimenting each other. Complimenting properly is a form of pragmatic competence.
Linking Words — A complete List of English Connecting Words Linking & Connecting Words It is essential to understand how Linking Words, as a part of speech, can be used to combine ideas in writing - and thus ensure that ideas within sentences and paragraphs are elegantly connected - for the benefit of the reader. This will help to improve your writing (e.g. essay, comment, summary (scientific) review, (research) paper, letter, abstract, report, thesis, etc.). It is also fundamental to be aware of the sometimes subtle meaning of these "small" words within the English language. "Linking Words" is used as a term to denote a class of English words which are employed to link or connect parts of speech or even whole sentences. Conjunctions and Transition Words Connecting Words Relations Between Words A concept is an idea - and what is an idea? So, a concept can be expressed as something between a single word, and an elaborate and in extenso described philosophy. Complete List of Linking & Connecting Words Download
Character and Personality Adjectives - Tasks Here you can find the list of adjectives that describe character and personality Look at the following words which are used to describe a person’s character. Make two columns of positive and negative ones of them: cock-sure honest aggressive two-faced sensitive foolish stupid open trustworthy industrious strong charming vigorous dull thoughtful reliable boring helpful quick-tempered conceited talkative nervous competitive careful considerate petty kind polite bossy patient strong-willed sensible responsible cold lively candid mean selfish independent nasty relaxed enthusiastic arrogant silly ruthless fussy spiteful Which words from the previous exercise make their opposites by adding a prefix? Example: responsible – irresponsible Which words from the previous exercise make their opposites by changing their suffixes? Example: careful – careless b. amusing cruel foolish kind considerate loving thrifty vigorous petty trustful observant entertaining carefree silly gullible attentive energetic light-hearted D.H.
Red fruits and vegetables Native American Indian Tribes: Federally Recognized Tribes This page not only lists all the federally recognized tribes of Native Americans, but also has links from those tribes for their official websites, stories and legends, books, photographs and artwork. This is a work very much in progress and will take a long while to complete [unless you all help with this resource]. Right now I have links to over 150 website locations from about 26 different tribes on this page. I will try to add comprehensive links to an additional one or two tribes each month (moon). Latest Update: Southern Ute lndian Tribe of the Southern Ute Reservation, Colorado; 2 December, 2004 To use this website, scroll down the page to the listing of tribes, use the Quick Index below, or the Searching Tip to see if the tribe you are interested in has been researched for links. Also see: Our Bookstore & Library, Books on Native American HealingOur Personally-Reviewed Selection of Special Native American WebsitesOur Pages on and by Dr. Quick Index : Searching Tip : Sault Ste. St.
10 Examples of Homonyms You Might Be Getting Wrong [Download This Guide] Text Version: Is the English language trying to trip people up? Because it sure seems that way. Otherwise, why in the world would someone have created homonyms? You know homonyms. Homophones are words that sound the same—hence the use of the suffix “phone,” which might make you think of a telephone. Homographs are words that are spelled the same but have different meanings, and unfortunately I don’t have anything clever to say about “graph” to make the word clearer. Unfortunately for those who are trying to master English, homonyms aren’t going anywhere, so you have to be aware of them to make sure that you’re actually saying—and writing—what you mean. Compliment/complement The first one is a flattering remark you might give to a student, friend, or loved one. Sight/site/cite Here’s one that all serious students need to remember. Do/due Do/doe/dough/d’oh These words, pronounced “doh,” have a wide range of meanings. Here/hear “Do you hear us? Allowed/aloud Your/you’re/yore
Irish Saints There are hundreds of Irish saints. Here they are by name alphabetically, or by feast day. Many of these saints were canonized in the early middle ages, and not much is known about them except for their names and possibly a feast day. A B C D E F G H-I J-K L M N O-P R S T-U If you haven't done so already, non-Irish speakers please see the the pronunciation guide. * names in italics represents names that have no etymological connection to the Irish name, but were used as English "translations" based upon the fact that they have similar sounds or meanings.