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Master Yoda never bothered with the word order. But when my young padawans do the same I am not really happy. I yearn for a lightsaber precision. Especially adverbs of frequency should go in the right places. So here I would like to share a set of materials to help you teach this grammar. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Generative...

The present perfect tense is one of the most difficult tenses for my students. Therefore, I have spent a lot of time creating various materials to teach this tense. To save your time, I share the materials here. In this post, you will find a presentation in which I try to explain the difference between the past simple and the present perfect tense. Then there...

Grammar Pac and Dictate are two online tools which help me teach English. Both of these tools are online and they are made for interactive whiteboards. Both of them provide a simple way to practise the things which have already been taught. Moreover, both of the tools can be easily adjusted to your needs. If you provide the necessary files I can make a version...

Posted on Oct 30 2019 - 1:35pm by Zdenda
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Unfortunately students don’t like reading. And what is even worse, they hate re-reading. It is next to impossible to make them re-read an article . They will complain, they will pretend or they will go to the toilet, but the majority won’t read the text again. Therefore I was surprised when I found a way to make my students re-read the same text...

I have not created a new infographic for quite some time. I have been pretty content using the materials here. But when I saw the materials for HOW MUCH, HOW MANY, LITTLE and FEW I realised that I would like to have something better. Therefore I created the following materials to help my students understand the grammar better. Infographic I love teaching grammar...

Posted on Sep 26 2019 - 3:40am by Zdenda
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During my summer holiday I spent some time creating these lovely boxes. Do you want to know what is inside? What is inside? I filled the boxes with Lego pieces. Recently I learnt that it is possible to buy used Lego bricks online and you can choose which bricks you want and how many you want. So I ordered the following set of bricks into each box. (adsbygoogle...

Posted on Aug 23 2019 - 6:49am by Zdenda
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I am not a really good teacher. But I would like to be. That is why I study a lot. Recently I read two books which tried to sum up what the scientists know about teaching and learning. The first one is called What Does This Look Like In The Classroom?: Bridging the Gap Between Research and Practice by Carl Hendrick and the other is Make It Stick by Peter C. Brown....

Posted on May 1 2019 - 4:49am by Zdenda
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In this post, I would like to share with you a set of materials which I have designed to teach the past simple tense. Using these worksheets my students learnt to form the past simple tense of the regular verbs, questions, negatives and the short answers. All these worksheets support autonomous learning and they are easy to use. I hope you will find them useful. Regular...

by Ewa Gorna from http://www.montenglish.com . One of the most important things for me in teaching, no matter what age the students are, is students’ autonomy. Autonomous students are intrinsically motivated, willing to take responsibility for their own learning and aware of their preferred learning strategies. The task of the teacher is to foster students’...

Posted on Mar 29 2019 - 5:39pm by Zdenda
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It has been known that people remember grammar rules best if they come up with their own explanation. Therefore, the teachers should try to design their teaching activities in such a way that they will help students create their own rules. ADVERT: (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); It is not easy. I have been trying to...