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 Irregular verbs straightforward - Games to learn English I have already tried teaching irregular verbs in many ways. I have tried irregular verbs associative method, irregular verbs listening drill, irregular verbs in context and many others. However, the results were not very good. Comparison: adjectives ( bigger, biggest, more interesting ) - English Grammar Today - Cambridge Dictionary Comparative adjectives compare one person or thing with another and enable us to say whether a person or thing has more or less of a particular quality: Josh is taller than his sister. I’m more interested in music than sport. Big cars that use a lot of petrol are less popular now than twenty years ago.
IS, ARE, DO OR DOES you play basketball? your friend speak English? your parents work? Susan like sweets? Jimmy and Ben watch TV everyday? she drink juice? 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.
English grammar: A complete guide Do you have a question about the correct usage of the semi-colon or how to place relative adverbs in a sentence? If so, you've come to the right place! The edufind.com English grammar guide is a complete reference on the rules of English usage. Every grammatical rule is explained in clear, simple language with several examples and, when necessary, counter-examples. The grammatical rules covered by this guide are categorized by part of speech.
Common Errors in English Usage Go to list of errors. What is an error in English? The concept of language errors is a fuzzy one. I’ll leave to linguists the technical definitions. Grammar Auction: Turn grammar review into a game – tekhnologic This is not a new activity and you can find several descriptions of a grammar auction online. You may find these descriptions Grammar Auctions useful: Clare Lavery describes a Grammar Auction for teachingenglish.org.uk. Bjorn Norstrom describes a Grammar Auction for Dave’s ESL café’s idea cookbook. Alex Case suggests some variations on Grammar Auctions for TEFL.net. The other day, I was trying to find some inspiration because I was having a difficult time thinking of something to create for the website.
List of Interactive Quizzes The quizzes with a magenta marble are also listed within the section or digital handout to which they apply. The twenty-one quizzes with a green marble English Phrasal Verbs A reference of 3,429 current English Phrasal Verbs (also called multi-word verbs) with definitions and examples. If you have a question about phrasal verbs, ask us about it in our English Phrasal Verbs Forum. Subscribe 1) Search the Dictionary Enter single words here. Use the infinitive without 'to' for a verb. English Grammar : Perfect Tenses The perfect tenses include: Present Perfect ("I have chosen") Past Perfect ("I had chosen") Future Perfect ("I will have chosen") Think of them as the "complete tenses" as they describe a finished activity.
Very Short Stories For High School If your students are struggling to get into the short story, here are some very brief stories to get you started. They're not as short as Hemingway's famous six word story (For sale: baby shoes, never worn.), but they're manageable even for reluctant readers. They're also a refreshing change for an avid reader who wants a break from longer works. These stories offer a complete reading experience with great economy of words. Reading a few really short short stories could be just what someone needs to get motivated to read a regular length story.