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The Big Fat Summer Research Project

The school year is over but you are worried your students may enjoy their holiday way too much? No worries! There are plenty of ways to keep them busy. Seriously now! A summer research project can be a great way to have your students do some work, while actually having fun. It also teaches them […]

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english grammar

When to use capital letters in English?

Capital letters: 7 instances where using capital letters in English is grammatically correct The rules for the use of capital letters are quite easy to remember. Generally, we use capital letters for proper nouns, which are the names of a specific person,place, or thing, and proper adjectives, which are usually derived (formed) from proper nouns. […]

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B2 Lesson Plans

B2 Level EFL/ ESL Lesson: Job Interviews; Adj. + enough

How to Prepare for a Job Interview? Here is an Upper Intermediate English Lesson Plan (B2) that will help you teach: Target Grammar: Adjectives/ Adverbs + enough Target Vocabulary: Job Interviews Note: The Answer Sheet for this English Lesson plan is available for download below. [adrotate banner=”12″] [adrotate banner=”7″] Presentation 1. Listen to the text […]

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A2 Lesson Plans

A2 Level EFL/ ESL Lesson: Short (Contracted) Forms; Talking about Oneself: Hobbies and Interests

A2 Level EFL/ ESL Lesson: Grammar: Short forms (Using apostrophe for contractions); like + ing (review) Target Vocabulary: Talking about oneself: Hobbies and Interests [adrotate banner=”12″] [adrotate banner=”7″] Presentation 1. Read the text and answer the questions. What am I? Hello, my name’s Ron, and I’m two years old but I’m not a child. I […]

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Modals (Should) ESL Lesson Plan (A2) – Body and Health

[adrotate banner=”12″] Lower Intermediate ESL/ EFL plan – Should – Body and Health Lesson Goals: This lesson teaches students how to form and when to use should. Also, the lesson focuses on presenting vocabulary related to body and health. At the end of the lesson, students will be able to give advice using should, and […]

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A2 Lesson Plans

Modals – Have To – A2 Lower Intermediate ESL/ EFL lesson plan – Daily Activities

A2 English Lesson plan for ESL/ EFL teachers – Modals – Have to Lesson goals: At the end of this lesson, students will learn how and when to use have to. Target Grammar: Modals/ Have to [adrotate banner=”12″] Target Vocabulary: Daily activities (at home, at work, outside) [adrotate banner=”7″] PRESENTATION 1. Listen to Aaron’s story […]

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A2 Present Continuous For Future ESL lesson plan – Money and Shopping

[adrotate banner=”7″] [adrotate banner=”12″] Lesson goals: At the end of this lesson students will learn how to form and when to use Present Continuous Tense (for future). They will be able to talk about plans they have for the future, using Present Continuous. Also, students will learn important English vocabulary about money and shopping (clothes) […]

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A1 Lesson Plans

Prepositions Of Time (at, on, in) A1 English Lesson Plan – On Vacation

[adrotate banner=”7″] Lesson Goals: At the end of the lesson students will learn how to use prepositions of time correctly. Also, they will learn important vocabulary about traveling and vacations. Target English Grammar: Prepositions of time – on, in, at Target English Vocabulary: Vacations and traveling Answer Sheet available for download below. Presentation 1. Listen to the text […]

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Comparative and Superlative Adjectives A1 Lesson Plan – At The Zoo

A1 English Lesson Plan – Comparative and Superlative Adjectives – At the Zoo Lesson Goals: At the end of the lesson students will be able to use comparative and superlative adjectives to make comparison between two or more things. Also, they will learn important vocabulary about describing things, animals, and nature. Target English Grammar: Comparative […]

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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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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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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. […]