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Posted on Apr 26 2017 - 3:48am by Zdenda
Comments Off on BEEN or GONE – Grammar Explanation

The difference between the words BEEN and GONE is a nice example of how closely grammar and vocabulary are connected. Usually, when you use a grammar rule wrongly, the meaning does not change. However, in this case, the wrong usage changes the meaning of the sentence completely. ADVERT: To help you explain this grammar to your students, in this post there is...

Posted on Apr 22 2017 - 8:10am by Zdenda
Comments Off on Grammar Up book for free

In this post, I would like to give away my book called GRAMMAR UP. This book uses a new, holistic approach to learning English grammar. In this book, you will practise your reading comprehension and grammar at the same time. When you take English in school, you learn one piece of grammar at a time. Scott Thornbury calls this approach Grammar McNuggets. After a while,...

Posted on Apr 20 2017 - 1:44pm by Zdenda
Comments Off on Earth Day – quiz

“I can´t believe it,” Martina said unhappily looking out of the window. None of us could. It was the middle of April, but it was snowing heavily. Normally, we enjoy temperatures around 20 degrees Celsius at this time of the year. But not this year. The school celebrated Earth Day today and we were supposed to take our classes out. “We are going...

Posted on Apr 11 2017 - 3:49am by Zdenda
Comments Off on Food – learn the vocabulary

It is vital to learn the words for different kinds of food. If you know the words for different kinds of food, not only you will not die of hunger, but you will be able to choose the food you like. Therefore, it is worth learning these words. In this post, there is a pictionary with sixteen words. Then there is a game called random repeat which helps you learn the...

Posted on Apr 5 2017 - 6:24am by Zdenda
Comments Off on PowerPoint Quiz Template

PowerPoint is a very powerful tool for teachers. If you know how, you can create nearly anything. You can make teaching activities which look good and which interactive. In this way you can draw students’ attention and involve them more. Moreover, PowerPoint is environmentally friendly and if you take your time, it looks really good. ADVERT: However,...

Posted on Mar 31 2017 - 4:07am by Zdenda
Comments Off on Health and disease vocabulary

In this post, you can learn the words connected with health and disease. Here we will try to teach you the following words: breathe, allergy, obesity, heart attack, depression, decrease, blind, asthma, infectious, disease, lead to, diabetes, increase, deaf, suffer from, dramatic. These words are really important because they can save your life one day. ADVERT: To...

Posted on Mar 25 2017 - 2:29pm by Zdenda
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In this post, you can learn the words used for English punctuation. In this post, you can learn the words full stop, apostrophe, comma, hyphen, colon, dash, semicolon, brackets, question mark, slash, exclamation mark, quotation marks, capital letters, small letters, abbreviation and list. ADVERT: To help you learn the words, there is a revolutionary method...

Posted on Mar 23 2017 - 6:31pm by Zdenda
Comments Off on Four Methods of Revising Grammar and Vocabulary

“Why don´t they learn? It is horrible. I have to give him E. Why? What do I do wrong?” I was desperate. “All they had to do was to learn 25 words. And we learnt them at school. And  now they know nothing!! What more can I do?!” I wailed. “Be wise and revise,” Joe spoke. “Sorry?” I was surprised. Joe never commented,...

Posted on Mar 16 2017 - 7:36am by Zdenda
Comments Off on Graded Reader Comic – Sherlock Holmes The Final Curtain

Graded readers are believed to be extremely useful for learners of English. Many research reports show that learners improve substantially if they read a lot of simplified books. In this post, I would like to share a Graded Reader Comic. It is a Sherlock Holmes story called The Final Curtain. The comic is just six pages long and is suitable for elementary and pre-intermediate...

Posted on Mar 7 2017 - 4:34am by Zdenda
Comments Off on Living Room vocabulary

Pictionaries are a powerful method of teaching new vocabulary. In pictionaries, you can see the word and its meaning at the same time, and thus it is easier to remember it. Moreover, good pictionaries are appealing and they attract learners to explore them. Therefore, it is a good idea to include them in your lessons. ADVERT: Unfortunately, pictionaries are...