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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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A2 Lesson Plans

ESL/ EFL Lesson Level A2 (Pre-intermediate) – Adverbs of time: just, now, already – School and Studying

[adrotate banner=”12″] [adrotate banner=”7″] A2 Level Pre-intermediate EFL/ ESL Lesson Plan Lesson Functions: Adverbs of time: just, now, already Target Vocabulary: School and Studying Presentation 1. Listen to the texts and fill in the blanks: I am Rin and my first day of the school-year was really __________________ . My classmates, Tom, and Audrie were […]

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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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A1 Lesson Plans

A1 Beginner English Lesson Plan – Would like (to) – Animals and Nature

[adrotate banner=”7″] [adrotate banner=”12″] Would like/ Would like to A1 Beginner English Lesson Plan – Animals and Nature Lesson goals: At the end of this lesson, students will learn when and how to use “would like (to)”. Also, they will learn key animals and nature vocabulary suitable for A1 beginner English level. Target Grammar: Would […]

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Gerund – A2 Lower Intermediate English Lesson Plan – Education and Studying

[adrotate banner=”7″] [adrotate banner=”12″] Lesson goals: At the end of this lesson students will learn how to form and when to use Gerund (the -ing form of the verb). They will be able to talk about education, studying and different classroom activities. Also, students will learn important English vocabulary about studying and subjects at school […]

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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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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. […]

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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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ESL/ EFL Teaching: The Fun Way Or The Old Way? How Do Students Learn Better?

Is there more than one way to introduce and teach a language? What techniques work better than others?Is classroom fun the key to students’ success or is language learning all about hard work? Where I come from, English is taught strictly by the book. The teacher is at the blackboard writing and writing or at their desk reading […]

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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. […]