background preloader

Tiny TEFL Teacher Home

Tiny TEFL Teacher Home

http://www.tinyteflteacher.co.uk/index.html

Related:  Lesson Plans and Teaching Materials (All Levels)AdultsTeaching EnglishELT

No, It’s Not Arbitrary and Does Make Sense: Teaching the English Punctuation System You might also try putting a period at the end of a “thought.” And what about semi-colons and colons? Well…maybe those are for exceptionally long breaths and thoughts? Okay, I guess you can see that these are no official “Strunk and White” rules about usage but rather the kind of myths about standard punctuation that are perpetuated, sometimes by educators, I’m afraid. Add to this the concern that writers, such as novelist and poets, often employ their own creative punctuation: for example, poet e.e. cummings wrote in all lower-case; popular novelist Stephen King, a former English teacher, writes long, run-on sentences to indicate stream-of-consciousness thought. So by the time students come onto a college campus, they’re often under the impression that punctuation doesn’t matter, or is arbitrary, and makes no sense—sometimes all three.

Conversation Questions for the ESL/EFL Classroom If this is your first time here, then read the Teacher's Guide to Using These PagesIf you can think of a good question for any list, please send it to us. Home | Articles | Lessons | Techniques | Questions | Games | Jokes | Things for Teachers | Links | Activities for ESL Students Would you like to help? If you can think of a good question for any list, please send it to us. Grammar Rules This is a quick, basic grammar review for nouns, verbs, and the sometimes confusing usage of lay versus lie, and rise versus raise. This reference can be used for term papers, grammar class reviews, or simply for anyone confused or curious about the basics of English grammar. Nouns

Brilliant toilet! In this activity, students hear about a strange restaurant recommendation. They watch a video in which Paul talks about a friend’s suggestion to visit a new restaurant in town specifically because of its brilliant toilet. But what could be so special about a toilet? And why is Paul offended by the recommendation?

Queen - I Want It All Queen I Want It All The Miracle, 1989 I Want It All (Lyrics) I want it all, I want it all, I want it all, and I want it now Actors: Listen A Minute.com: English Listening Lesson Being an actor ____________ be great. I really wish I could act. I’d love to have the confidence to act in ____________ of people. Being a member of the audience at the ____________ is great, but acting on stage is better. I wonder what it’s like to be a movie actor.

Simple Contraction Folder Simple Contraction Folder I love these FREE contraction folding aids from Twinkl. Personally I think theses are a case of simple is better. Nothing fancy is needed, the folding aids are nice and bright and in my opinion there is no need to over clutter the folder. Here is what we did. Things 2 do b4 u die This activity deals with bucket lists – wishlists of things to do before you die (or ‘kick the bucket’). For example: participate in a demonstration; appear on the front cover of a newspaper; be an extra in a film; do a runner from a restaurant; get arrested; photocopy your bottom at work. Language level: Intermediate (B1) +Learner type: Mature teens; AdultsTime: 90 minutesActivity: Grammar drill; SpeakingTopic: Life & deathLanguage: ‘Have you ever …?’ questions; Past simple questions; Pronunciation of regular past participlesMaterials: Materials freeThings 2 do b4 u die

Daily Grammar Archive - Comprehensive archive of all of our grammar lessons and quizzes This archive contains links to all of our free grammar lessons and quizzes. You can use this archive to study Daily Grammar at your own pace. Lessons 1-90 cover the eight parts of speech, which are verbs, nouns, pronouns, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, conjunctions, and interjections. Lessons 91-300 cover the parts of the sentence, such as appositives, predicate nominatives, direct objects, prepositional phrases, clauses, and verbals. Reading Comprehension Worksheets ELA Standards: Informational Text View SourceCommon Core Lesson and Unit PlansUnderstanding Common Core State Standards

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Resources Charlie and the Chocolate Factory was written in 1964 - but the story is just enjoyed and loved by children now as it was then. The story's hero is Charlie Bucket, a young boy from a very poor family. He lives with his parents and four grandparents in a tiny, old house. How do vitamins work? - Ginnie Trinh Nguyen Want to know a little bit more about each of the necessary fat-soluble vitamins in your diet? Check out this site and learn the side effects of too much or too little of all these essential vitamins! What can you eat to improve your intake of these necessary parts of a healthy lifestyle? Harvard Medical School has an awesome link that provides a list of vitamins, foods they are found in and an interesting “did you know?”

Learner Type » Business All lesson plans tagged: Business Business cards 6 comments By Jamie Keddie The wrong guy

Related: