Posted on Jun 30 2016 - 3:58am by Zdenda
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Try the following grammar quiz and see how good your grammar is. You can try a simpler quiz at Simple Grammar Quiz here. ADVERT: ...

Posted on Jun 29 2016 - 3:16am by Zdenda
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REFRESH the page for the quiz to work correctly: Here is another vocabulary quiz. Can you get all the answers correct? ADVERT: [ipt_fsqm_form id=”7″] ...

Ever since I was a boy I wanted to write and publish a book. It took over thirty years for my dream to come true. In this post I would like to introduce the three books for learners and teachers of English which I published. ADVERT: Grammar Up is a book for learners of English who would like to improve their Grammar. This book contains 17 short texts which you...

Posted on Jun 27 2016 - 3:38am by Zdenda
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Try the following quiz to see how much vocabulary you know: ADVERT: ...

Posted on Jun 25 2016 - 3:11am by Zdenda
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Test your knowledge of Grammar in our simple grammar quiz. There are seven questions. Try to answer them all and see how good your grammar is. Advert: ...

I have just published a new book. It is called Grammar Up. Grammar Up is a new, holistic approach to teaching and learning English grammar. When you take English in school, you learn one piece of grammar at a time. After a while, you become confused by all the rules, and you forget most of them. Native speakers don’t know the rules for the present simple or present...

Some posts are easy to write and some take a lot of time to create. This one is the latter case. It took me three months to draw and rewrite the Sherlock Holmes story for pre-intermediate students. In this post, I would like to share with you a graded comic called Sherlock Holmes – Diamond Secret. The original comic is published by digitalcomicmuseum.com under...

Posted on Jun 11 2016 - 4:18am by Zdenda
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I recently created my first app for mobile phones and it became a hit among my students. Already 85 students downloaded the game and they are working hard on learning the new vocabulary. However, as this app was just for Czech students, I wondered whether I could offer it to people from around the world. And after a while I created a similar application but this time...

Posted on Jun 8 2016 - 7:05am by Zdenda
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We live and teach in the communicative era. However, the textbooks offer very few speaking activities where students could practise the language they have learnt. That is why I decided to share several speaking activities with you. In this post there are two speaking activities to practise describing a house using the phrases THERE IS/ARE, a simple communicative strategy...

Posted on Jun 4 2016 - 4:23am by Zdenda
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Mobile phones are bad! Students spend hours on mobile apps and they do not learn! What can we do about it? I tried to do something about it. I prepared a responsive website for my students to learn on their mobiles and … they didn´t come. But then I created my first android app and everything changed. I became a school hero and students have been showing me...