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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

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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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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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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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 […]

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Class Activities – The “I am an Actor” English Vocabulary Game

[adrotate banner=”7″] [adrotate banner=”12″] Teaching Strategies and Class Activities – Teaching Vocabulary With Games The “I am an Actor” Vocabulary Game. This game is especially suitable if you are teaching action verbs or professions. Of course you can make it work for any type of English vocabulary you can come up with. The best thing […]

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Teaching Strategies – English Vocabulary Teaching – Help Students Build Vocabulary

Inspirational Ideas and Techniques in English Vocabulary Teaching Teaching English vocabulary can be challenging especially when working with beginner esl/ efl students.You may find yourself even more challenged if your class consists of students (adults or otherwise) of multiple nationalities and backgrounds because different people have different ways of memorizing vocabulary in a foreign language […]

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“What’s Missing?” – English Vocabulary Game – Help Your Students Learn With Fun Games

English Vocabulary Teaching Strategies – The “What’s Missing?” Game Separate your class into smaller groups of up to 5 students. Work with each group individually. For this vocabulary exercise it’s best to gather the real-life physical objects of the vocabulary you are teaching. For example, if you are working on vocabulary for food or school […]

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A1 Lesson Plans

Hobbies Lesson Plan For ESL Teachers (A1)

English Lesson Plan On Hobbies – Love/ Hate/ Like Lesson Goals: In this lesson the students will learn how to talk about things they like/ love or hate. At the end they should be able to talk about their hobbies as well. Target English Grammar: Verb + ing: like/hate/love Target English Vocabulary: Hobbies *You can […]