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Teaching Strategies

7 ways to use flashcards in English language teaching

[adrotate banner=”12″] Flashcards are among the materials we use most often, especially with young learners. They help visualize new vocabulary, and can be an excellent source of activities, and games. Below you will find 7 ideas on how to use flash cards in class. [adrotate banner=”7″] 1. FLASH. As the name suggests, what you need […]

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B1 Lesson Plans

B1 ESL Lesson Plan – Linking Words – Arts And Media

[adrotate banner=”12″] Image source: MyCuteGraphics Linking Words for Cause, Effect, and Contrast – B1 English Lesson Plan Lesson Goals: At the end of this lesson students will learn important linking words suitable for this level as well as English vocabulary on arts and media. Target Grammar: Linking words for cause, effect, and contrast Target Vocabulary: […]

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english grammar

English Grammar – Transitive and Intransitive Verbs

Transitive and Intransitive Verbs Verbs in English can be two different types: transitive and intransitive. Let’s look at what the differences between them are: [adrotate banner=”7″] [adrotate banner=”12″] Transitive verbs can be recognized by two main characteristics. They:  are ACTION verbs (express an activity: e.g. eat, read, wash) take a DIRECT OBJECT (sth that receives […]

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english grammar

ESL Grammar – Definite, Indefinite, and No Article In English

Definite, Indefinite, and No Article In English Grammar Explanation and Practice What are articles? [adrotate banner=”7″] [adrotate banner=”12″] There are 3 articles in the English language. Two indefinite – A, AN, and one definite – THE. Sometimes no article is used, referred to as 0 article. The indefinite article: ‘a/an’ 1. When we talk about […]

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english grammar

Teach English Grammar – Compound Adjectives

[adrotate banner=”7″] [adrotate banner=”12″] Teach English Grammar – Compound Adjectives – Formation, Usage, Grammar Practice See also Formation Of Adjectives here What is a Compound Adjective? Compound adjectives are adjectives comprised by two or more different words to describe a noun in terms of age, depth, weight, price, size etc. Usually compound adjectives are hyphenated. […]

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videos

Going To + Infinitive – YouTube Video

Going to + Infinitive – Planning your weekend YouTube video The video below is meant for English learners. It is related to the “Going to + Infinitive English Lesson Plan (A2)”, which you can find here. If you consider that this video could be useful to your class, for example, for listening comprehension, feel free […]

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english grammar

English Grammar – Formation Of Adjectives

[adrotate banner=”7″] [adrotate banner=”12″] What is an Adjective ? The adjective in English is a word that explains or clarifies the noun. Adjectives describe nouns by giving information about an object’s shape, size, age, color, feelings, condition, appearance, quantity. [adrotate banner=”8″] See also: Compound Adjectives here Formation Of Adjectives 1. English adjectives formed with suffixes: […]

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Poll – Does ESL Teachers help you as an English Teacher?

Hello hard- working English teachers! We’ve designed a short poll for you, and  we would greatly appreciate it if you shared your opinion with us! If you have any additional advice, requests, opinions, suggestions, or anything you would like to share with us regarding this website, and your work, please use the Comment Form Below. […]

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A1 Lesson Plans

Sports and Games ESL Lesson Plan for Beginners (A1) – Modals – can/ can’t/ could/ couldn’t

A1 English lesson plan on Sports and Games – Modals The following free esl lesson plan is suitable for English teachers who work with beginner students. The lesson corresponds to level A1. Below you will find the Answer Sheet available for download. Target Grammar:Modals: can/ can’t/ could/ couldn’t Target Vocabulary: Sports and Games Presentation: 1. […]

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B1 Lesson Plans

ESL/ EFL Lesson Plan B1 – Used To And Would – Past Habits

[adrotate banner=”7″] [adrotate banner=”12″] ESL / EFL Lesson Plan B1 – Used To And Would Talking about past habits and past stages in life The following ESL lesson plan (B1) teaches students how to talk about past habits and past stages in life in English. This English lesson plan is suitable for esl teachers who […]

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english grammar

Tenses In English – Future Continuous – Formation, Usage and Practice (B2)

[adrotate banner=”7″] [adrotate banner=”12″] Teaching English Grammar – Tenses In English Future Continuous Tense – Formation, Usage and Grammar Practice (B2) The following B2 English Grammar Lesson deals with tenses in English, specifically Future Continuous Tense. How to form Future Continuous Tense, and when to use it. There is a grammar practice section included in […]

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B1 Lesson Plans

May, Might And Adverbs Of Probability Lesson Plan (B1)

[adrotate banner=”7″] [adrotate banner=”12″] B1 English lesson plan – Adverbs of Probability The following ESL Lesson plan is suitable for English teachers who work with B1 level students. The lesson is about adverbs of probability (may, might). Below you will find the Answer Sheet containing the correct answers to the exercises included in this lesson […]