Category Archives: English Grammar

A Fun Way to Deal With Prepositions

If you can get your esl students participating in an activity that has them using English grammar in everyday situations, they will learn quickly and remember what they learned. Continue reading

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ESL Practice Questions – Future Progressive Tense – Arctic Balloon Expedition – Part 5

This article reviews the future progressive tense and provides practice questions for students. A video of Andrée, Frænkel and Strindberg’s adventures is provided to add interest to an otherwise dull subject. Continue reading

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ESL Practice Questions –Simple Future Tense – Andrée Arctic Balloon Expedition – Part 4

If you are a student you may wish to practice your English grammar. This blog provides several exercises that will allow you to review the simple future tense. If you have a minute, try them now.

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ESL Grammar Practice Questions – The Conditional

Conditional sentences can be tricky for the ESL student. People will understand you if you use the conditional incorrectly, but those who master it, speak with real polish. Continue reading

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Introducing Frequency or Mid-Sentence Adverbs

Adverbs tell us more about the verb – they refer to how often something happens. Continue reading

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ESL Grammar Practice Questions – Past Tense 2

  For regular verbs, forming the past tense is simply a matter of adding “ed” to the root form of the verb. (The root form of the verb is the infinitive without the “to”.) Example: Infinitive: to walk Root form: … Continue reading

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Successful ESL Lists of Ways to Enhance Your Teaching

Many languages of the world are regular in the way that they are structured. This makes English grammar very difficult for thousands of students whose first language follows a consistent grammatical pattern. Although there is nothing anyone can do about the … Continue reading

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Suggestions and Activities for Teaching Verb Tenses

The order followed for teaching verb tenses can make the structure of the English Language easier for the students to understand. Continue reading

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Teaching the Present and Past Progressive Tenses

We have put special effort into providing plenty of practice after introducing the explanation of the grammar. The following paragraphs will briefly discuss the grammar and give some examples of practice activities. Continue reading

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Teaching the Subjunctive to ESL Students

If you mention teaching the subjunctive, most ESL teachers will try to change the subject. However, teaching the subjunctive is a lot easier than it seems at first glance. Continue reading

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