esl-lounge.com Student - Learn English for Free! English Grammar, Vocabulary, Reading & Listening grammar guide Comprehensive guide to all areas of English grammar. Clear explanations Easy-to-follow examples Simple memorable rules and tips grammar exercises Check your understanding using fun grammar quizzes. Grammar Grammar Lessons Using the Conditional (part 1) - We use the conditional to show a possible situation based on another situation. For example: If A happens, then B will happen. More on using 'The' - Here's some specific about how to use the word 'the'.
Present Simple vs Present Continuous Consolidation PowerPoint Activity Here's a nice PowerPoint activity to consolidate the main differences between Present Simple and Present Continuous tenses. It's designed as a quiz show to engage students and bring fun to your ESL class. It's written in the "leisure activities" theme. Consolidate Present Simple and Present Continuous tenses with 15-second questions on your Smart Board The questions are written around the theme of leisure activities, so the vocabulary is chosen from that topic.
Reading Comprehension Worksheets "Your reading comprehension materials are the best I've found on the web. They are so thorough and comprehensive! My students and I have learned a lot from them. Thanks so much!" -- Susan B., Carter, KY. 03/21/12 Like these materials? Too / enough Too / enough “In the afternoons I usually go shopping for food with Alice, except when she’s too tired. In that case, I have to go on my own. So before leaving, I go to the kitchen and see if there isn’t enough food for the rest of the week. I don’t mind going to the shopping centre alone because I always take a look at the offers of records and books, but unfortunately, they are not cheap enough.”
English In Lebrija: Second year. Listening: comparatives and superlatives Watch the following video in which some people answer questions, using comparatives and superlatives. Answer the questions below. Comparatives 1. Which twin sister is older, Adele or Keavy? How much older is she? Stories for ESL learners, Grammar Structures My wife and I need a new place to live. We spent the past week-end looking at apartments. We found two apartments that we like but we can’t decide which one we like better. I like the first apartment that we saw. It is closer to work. It is in a newer, cleaner building. Breaking News English New research shows that people who read a lot live longer. The study was carried by researchers Yale University the USA. The researchers said reading keeps the mind active, helps reduce stress and makes us take better care our health. The researchers said that books help the brain more than newspapers and magazines, but any kind reading will help us to live longer. Even reading half an hour a day could help us to live longer.
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. 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? Is there too much pressure on Lisa to come home? Has she been trying to let him down gently by explaining that money is a bit tight? Or has Lisa had another offer to stay in Canada for Christmas?
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. Here are some ways to put a little grammar fun into your routine! 1) Build grammar practice into fun writing assignments. My most recent assignment for students to practice comma usage was to choose between writing a letter using one of the following points of view: an old curmudgeon complaining to city hall about a completely trivial issue, a teenager writing to their* celebrity crush, or an alien writing back to their alien friends after visiting Earth.