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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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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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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 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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Using the Simple Past Tense to Answer in the Negative

Let’s assume that the students know how to make a negative question and answer in the simple present tense. Continue reading

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Understanding Comparative Adjectives

Comparatives are very important for expressing distances, sizes, speed, prices, feelings and quality. Continue reading

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