Past simple tense – negative I have already published several posts on past simple tense. There are several posts on irregular verbs, a post on regular verbs in past tense and now I would like to explain how to make negative sentences in past simple. It is quite simple – you just add DIDN´T and the infinitive. Past tense negatives – video In this short video a man ends up in prison because his grammar is bad. Past tense negatives – mind map In this mind map you can see how the past tense negatives are formed. If you are a teacher it might be a good idea to let the students deduce the rules and complete the table. Past tense negatives – games I firmly believe that practice makes perfect. If you want to play the game on the full screen, click below: Past tense negative – Tower defence The second game will play only on your desktop. Past tense negative – Penalty shootout
Learn Irregular Verbs with Engames and Fluency MC | Games to learn English I have already published 10 posts on teaching irregular verbs. You can see the list of the posts down here: But I still cannot say that my students know the verbs. That was why I joined forces with Fluency MC, and this time we would like to teach the irregular verbs together. To achieve this, we have prepared a song, an infographic, a game and an online quiz. Listen to the song and complete the lyrics. Irregular verbs lyrics first part Irregular verbs – infographic Show the following infographic to your students and ask them to go through the example sentences. You can download the print version of the infographic here: Irregular verbs with Fluency MC 1 To practise the irregular verbs from the song you can play the following game. En Garde game Irregular verbs – online quiz Now it is time to test your students knowledge. Online quiz on irregular verbs You can watch more videos by Fluency MC here:
Past Simple Irregular Verbs ESL, Grammar, Interactive, Activity Online, fun game Practice the Past Simple Tense and Irregular Verbs, using this ESL Grammar Interactive Monkey Fun Game Activity for pre-intermediate (bought, saw, ate, drank, etc). ESL Learners and Teachers can use it to review English vocabulary and grammar or simply practice grammar. This Sentence Monkey activity is great for this type of grammar practice. There are images and in some cases audio in these types of games. Games are great for motivating students to learn. More Games
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Irregular verbs again I have already published several posts on irregular verbs: Past participles – divided according to the pronunciation and Present perfect tense. However, a week ago a student of mine contacted me and asked me if I could create a way for him to learn the irregular verbs. He spends a lot of time driving so he asked me to prepare something to listen to in his car. Irregular verbs – learning Here you can find two ways to learn the irregular verbs. Here is the pdf version of all the irregular verbs: Irregular verbs_part1 Irregular verbs – Listen and learn In learning there are only a few methods which work for everyone. If you need just the correct pronunciation of each of the verbs presented above, here is the mp3 with all of the verbs: You can download the files here: All the irregular verbsAll the verbs learning mp3 Once you believe that you know the irregular verbs, it is time to practise them. If you want to enjoy the game on the full screen click on the button: Irregular verbs – Tower defence
Irregular Verbs First the good news - all new verbs in English are regular. I photocopied the report. She faxed it to me. They emailed everybody about it. However, that doesn't help you to learn the approximately 180 irregular verbs which do exist. So how do you learn them? One useful method is to note down new irregular verbs as you meet them. It is useful to put these verbs (or any vocabulary you want to learn) into sentences and learn those rather than the individual word. Which do you think is easier to learn? stick stuck stuck I stuck the photo into my album. Another good technique is to classify the irregular verbs into 4 categories. 1. set set set 2. beat beat beaten eat ate eaten blow blew blown throw threw thrown drink drank drunk sing sang sung speak spoke spoken wake woke woken 3. bend bent bent sleep slept slept spend spent spent bring brought brought buy bought bought teach taught taught have had had pay paid paid say said said 4. come came come do did done go went gone show showed shown
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