It’s not always easy to find a condensed handout that explains the basics of a particular grammatical structure. I recently created this one for the simple present tense for my class. I’m planning to do some activities this week on the simple present, and I want them to have this handy if they forget a particular structure.
Verb tenses can be a challenge for students. This document contains clozes to help English learners practice the simple present, the present progressive, and then both tenses together. The three different cloze activities contain a picture to help contextualize the paragraph.
Verbs are key to clear sentences, but they’re also something that students struggle with a lot. So, in preparation for
This talking chart goes nicely with the last post of travel destination cards. It will get students to talk about places in the world where they want to visit. It gets students to practice the question “Where do you want to visit?” though it could be easily modified to practice modals with the question “Where would you like to go?”
One mistake I commonly see my students make, especially at the beginning levels, is confusing verb tenses and forms. Have
This activity gives students a chance to prepare for the discussion by writing down their answers in advance, and then it allows students to walk around and talk to their classmates.