Speak an Adverb‏‎

Speak an Adverb is a way to have your students practice different kinds of intonation‏‎ and language register‏‎ in English and also to help them become aware of the importance they play in speaking‏‎. A short amount of preparation is enough for different versions of the game and with right […]

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Singular and Plural Nouns in English Grammar

A noun is the name of a person, place or thing. A singular noun refers to 1 only; a plural noun refers to 2 or more. There are two things to note about singular and plural nouns. The first is that they change their form depending on whether they are […]

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Simple or Continuous Verb Form?

If you teach or learn English you’ll know that many students often have a problem deciding whether to use a Continuous Verb Form or a Simple Verb Form. For example, both of these are grammatically correct: I work here. I am working here. But learners can often choose the wrong […]

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Sentence Completion – sentence activity

Sentence Completion is a TEFL activity which can be used to practice different forms of sentences‏‎. It works well with different verb forms‏‎, conditionals‏‎ and so on. Preparation Write out a series of sentences which are examples of the kind of sentence/verb structure you want to practice, and put them […]

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Roots and English Words

A root is the very simplest form of a word without any affix‏‎es or changes. It cannot be made any smaller and is sometimes known as the base word. For example, take the word important. This consists of 3 parts: im (a prefix) + port (the root) + ant (a […]

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