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 … Read more

When to use capital letters in English?

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. … Read more

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 + enoughTarget Vocabulary: Job Interviews Note: The Answer Sheet for this English Lesson plan is available for download below. Presentation 1. Listen to the text and fill in the blanks. The … Read more

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

Modals Should teaching english - esl lesson plan on 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 … Read more

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

A2 Lower Intermediate English Lesson and ESL Lesson plan - Modals - Have to

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 … Read more

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

A2 Lower Intermediate English Lesson plan - Present Continuous for Future

[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) … Read more

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 … Read more

English Grammar – Transitive and Intransitive Verbs

transitive and intransitive verbs - esl grammar

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

Teach English Grammar – Compound Adjectives

Teach English Grammar - Compound Adjectives - Formation, Usage and Grammar Practice

[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. … Read more

Going To + Infinitive – YouTube Video

Easy English Grammar Video - Going to and Infinitive

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 … Read more

English Grammar – Formation Of Adjectives

English Grammar - Formation of adjective and grammar practice

[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: … Read more