Countable and uncountable nouns In this post, I try to explain what countable and uncountable nouns are. When I speak with native speakers of English they often tell me that the concept of countability in English is absolutely natural. “You simply know which noun is countable and which is not.” However, this natural feeling is nearly impossible to teach.
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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. His luck changes when he wins a Golden Ticket to a tour of the local chocolate factory, owned by the mysterious Willy Wonka. Commonly Confused Words Commonly Confused Words (printable version here) Words that sound alike or nearly alike but have different meanings often cause writers trouble. Here are a few of the most common pairs with correct definitions and examples: ACCEPT-to receive ex: He accepts defeat well. EXCEPT-to take or leave out ex: Please take all the books off the shelf except for the red one.
Understanding Randall's favorite listening activities on his site (Randall's ESL Cyber Listening Lab) 1. A Story to Remember: - A story of a man who was approached by an alien creature. Or was it?2. Car Repairs: - A man has real problems trying to get his car fixed in a small town.3. Teaching Countable and Uncountable Nouns - Articles - UsingEnglish.com By: Alex Case |Audience: Teachers|Category: Teaching English Countable and uncountable nouns is one of the worst taught grammar points in English. Typical mistakes include: - Telling students that "uncountable" means you can’t count something when in fact you could quite easily count rice and pasta - Asking students to classify things as countable and uncountable without giving them any help doing so or going on to make useful generalisations from those classifications - Asking students to classify things as countable or uncountable when they are actually both, e.g. some chicken/ a chicken and some coffee/ two coffees
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. On the front cover my daughter added some personal details so I have just covered these with a green piece of paper for the photo. English Games and Activities for 3 year olds - ESL Games and Activities - eslHQ i also teach this age group for 30 minutes once a week (I have 15 different classes) I have found that generally there attention span is about 5-7 minutes. And I have found that using repitition in my activities is great also so I do the same activity every other week as the first time I do it they are just figuring it out and understanding directions and the second time they typically understand the activity better and put the vocab into their memory instead of trying to figure out my directions!! Things I have found to work: 1.
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