Tag Archives: ESL 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

Posted in English Grammar, ESL Activities, ESL Suggestions, Learning English, Speaking English, Teaching English, Tips for Teachers | Tagged , , , , , , | 30 Comments

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

Posted in English Grammar, Learning English, videos | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

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.

Posted in English Grammar, ESL Activities, Fun Videos, Learning English | Tagged , , , , , , | 10 Comments

ESL Grammar Practice Questions – The Conditional Video

This video gives many practical examples of the use of

Conditional Sentences, while telling an interesting old story.

Continue reading

Posted in Advanced Students, ESL Suggestions, Fun Videos, Grammar Practice Questions, Teaching English | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

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

Posted in English Grammar, Learning English, videos | Tagged , , , , | 15 Comments

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

Posted in English Grammar, ESL Activities, ESL Suggestions, Teaching English, Tips for Teachers | Tagged , , , , | 24 Comments

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

Posted in English Grammar, ESL Activities, Speaking English, Teaching English, Tips for Teachers | Tagged , , , , , | 21 Comments

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

Posted in Advanced Students, English Grammar, Learning English, Teaching English, Tips for Teachers, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 9 Comments

ANSWERING IN SENTENCES

In our ESL Curriculum we insist that all answers that the students give be in complete sentences. Students studying English need all the practice they can get. Continue reading

Posted in English Grammar, ESL Activities, ESL Suggestions, Teaching English, Tips for Teachers | Tagged , , , | 5 Comments

Using “much” or “a lot of” with Count and Non-Count Nouns

There are sometimes, however, small clues that can make the language much easier. If they follow the simple suggestion explained in this article, then perhaps they will feel more confident about their speech. Continue reading

Posted in English Grammar, ESL Suggestions, Teaching English, Tips for Teachers | Tagged , , , , , | 21 Comments