Posted on Aug 27 2015 - 4:54am by Zdenda
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Yesterday English Through Music published an awesome song called “How are you?”. As the song is easy to remember and sing, I contacted Jules and asked him for a permission to write a post around the song. He kindly agreed and here you can see the result. ADVERT: This post is mainly for beginners or very young learners of English. It contains the song,...

Posted on Aug 25 2015 - 11:18am by Zdenda
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A few days ago Tekhnologic published a wonderful post on Telling time in English. What I liked immediately was the powerpoint presentation which was capable of showing the time on a clock with hands. I asked for a permission to modify the presentation and use it on my blog which was kindly granted. In this post you can see the result of the cooperation between Engames...

Possessive adjectives are extremely important for learners of English. Words like my, your, his, her, their and our belong among the most frequent ones in English and thus you have to know them. Moreover, you have to learn them early to be able to understand and communicate in the foreign language. ADVERT: To help your students learn these super important words,...

For ESL students and pupils in Great Britain, India, Australia, New Zealand and many other countries, it is crucial to learn the parts of speech in English. In fact, this knowledge is very useful for EFL learners too, as it helps them get more information from dictionaries and grammar books. And as this topic is not difficult, it is worth spending a few minutes on...

A few days ago my friend Shanthi Cumaraswamy Streat publised a great post called “20 Phrasal Verbs with ‘BRING’ – Let’s Explore“. I liked it so much that I contacted Shanthi and she kindly agreed to my turning her post into infographics and games. And here you can see the final result of our great cooperation. ADVERT: On her blog http://englishwithatwist.com/...

Posted on Aug 13 2015 - 11:06am by Zdenda
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When I saw the news about Eva Carneiro vs Mourinho I realised it may be a great material for my teenage classes. Many boys love football, and many girls like helping others and all of them feel strongly about justice. This explosive mixture should lead to a great discussion in class. That´s why I decided to use the news about Mourinho firing the doctor Eva Carneiro...

The third conditional is the most feared grammar point I know. Students of English think that it’s hard to form and understand. Therefore, when they start learning the grammar they are paralysed with fear. And as a result, they fail to learn it. Thus the third conditional keeps its reputation. ADVERT: But the truth is that the third conditional is not difficult...

Have you ever used poetry to teach English in your class? If you have you can probably confirm that it was not a great success. The majority of your students were probably bored and didn’t share your passion for the poem. And thus they found your lesson boring and useless. Therefore, it may seem that using poetry for teaching is a waste of time. So, how about...

Recently, in the post called Questions with Like, I asked you to choose the activity you would like me to write about. Most of you voted for a Speaking activity, so I prepared a set of speaking activities to practice the prepositions of place. I have already created a post on prepositions, so this time there will be no infographics just two speaking activities. If...

Posted on Jul 16 2015 - 7:45am by Zdenda
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This post is going to be slightly different as this time I am not going to speak about English grammar but I am going to speak about me and my hobby. It might not surprise you, but in my free time I try to learn another foreign language. I try to learn Spanish and in this post I would like to show you how. So sit tight. ADVERT: First I listen to the following recording...