ESL Phrasal Verbs Lesson Plan Grade: 01 CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.1.1i Use frequently occurring prepositions (e.g., during, beyond, toward). Grade: 04 CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.4.1e 14 Expressions with Crazy Origins that You Would Never Have Guessed Guest post by Anais John You probably use tons of expressions, idioms, and slang phrases every day that don’t make literal sense. If you ever thought long and hard about why you say something a certain way, you could probably make a guess. However, some English expressions are so crazy and unusual that it is impossible to guess where on earth it originated from — unless you know the history.
8 Idioms in English using two Easter symbols – Eggs and Bunnies. The Easter weekend starts today in the UK. Good Friday and Easter Monday are public holidays (or bank holidays as we call them here in the UK). As I write this post, millions of people are making their way to the airports or holiday destinations within the UK clogging our already busy motorways.
Happy by Pharrell Williams This is a great song to play to your students at any time,but the regular structure of the chorus provides a good opportunity for some pronunciation awareness, drilling and creating our own version of the song. There are three versions of the video included in the lesson, the original version, a lyrics version and a Saigon (my city) version. There are lots of other versions from different cities, so have a look for yours on YouTube.
Grammar Students > Grammar Copyright © Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved. Phrasal Nerds: Phrasal Verbs Educator Review What's It Like? Alex the mole is an adventurer trying to get to the moon. Instructions for building the rocket he needs to get there are full of phrasal verbs, and he needs help understanding them. The instructions actually look more like a map than instructions, and students follow the steps while learning the phrasal verbs.
Illustrated English Idioms and their Meanings Having recently moved to Brazil, learning a new language and also teaching English, illustrator Roisin Hahessy got thinking about the the English language. On her website, she declares, “When I stopped to think about some English idioms and their literal meaning, I found some of them very funny and thought it would be a nice idea to pick a few of the most common idioms and illustrate them.” The images below have been reproduced with the direct permission of the illustrator These fantastic illustrations would be ideal for classroom use, when discussing idioms, and similar expressions used in the English language: You can purchase each print individually on Roisin’s website by clicking here.
Home page of Learner's Dictionary Dictionary The ideal dictionary for intermediate learners of English Select "Learner’s Dictionary" from the list of dictionaries at the top of any page on Cambridge Dictionaries Online to search this dictionary. Favourite Entries Key Features Present perfect tense – grammar explanation Some time ago I presented here an infographics on present perfect tense. This infographic contains a lot of interesting information but when I tried to teach the present perfect tense using it, I found out that I failed. That is why I have prepared this new one where I try to introduce the form and the basic usage of the present perfect tense. Adverbs of frequency Teaching adverbs of frequency has to consist of several steps. First, the students have to learn the words. If they do not know the words it is useless to teach them the grammar.
How to use English phrasal verbs exercise part 2 What is a subject and an object? Every verb needs to have a subject (unless it's an imperative (an order)). It's the part of the sentence that says what does the verb and always goes in front of the verb, for example, He eats crisps. In the above example, He is the subject. The thing that does the action of eating. How to Study Vocabulary Words Do you want to know how to study vocabulary words? First, get a list of them. A vocabulary word list is a group of words that belong to a certain subject. Here are some examples:A list of common verbs (be, go, do, have, etc.)A list of weather adjectives (rainy, sunny, stormy, etc.)A list of family nouns (mother, father, sister, brother, uncle, etc.)