A Grammar App for those Lazy Days

Sometimes it's the simplest of mistakes that give it all away. Or perhaps not. Perhaps it's just a question of distraction, lack of attention, multi-tasking. […]

Lesson idea: ‘used to’ for describing past appearance

I made this activity up in class and it worked well! Really creative, loads of interesting language, and also a good way to practice ‘used […]

#535 Grammarly for Chrome

Grammarly has a free browser extension that you can add to Chrome to help with your spelling, grammar and punctuation whilst writing on the web. […]

‘so’, ‘such a’, and cheap cocktails

Another one of my ‘making things up as I go along’ reflections. This time, something that actually worked! The materials from one of our in-house, […]

Spoken Grammar: a Guide for English Language Teachers

I got offered free access to this course on Udemy. I’ve been meaning to do it for a while. Finally got around to it and… […]

The elusive present perfect continuous in the passive

In all my years as a teacher, I have been reading about the elusive present perfect continuous in the passive which is formally possible, the […]

Free Proofreading Tool: Grammarly

Do you sometimes make silly errors in your writing because you’re typing too fast? Is grammar or spelling not your strongest skill? Would you like […]

Grammar Lessons: Past Perfect Tense

Resources to understand more about the Past Perfect The post Grammar Lessons: Past Perfect Tense appeared first on Englishpost.org.

Modal verbs of deduction (Grammar)

Learn the basics on when to use may, might, could, must and can't to express deduction and speculation. Aimed at ESL B1.2 students. Once you […]

Twist on a classic: Harry the Hippo

A nod to TESOLTOOLBOX here… Harry the Hippo is a fun guessing game to use in the class. It can be adapted for practicing various […]

Past continuous: sporting experiences

More football! Give me more football! I heard it’s less than a month until the start of the Premier League season. Here’s more football related […]

Teaching functional language

A newly-qualified CELTA teacher has asked me for advice about how to deal with functional language. So… this is one of my approaches to teaching […]

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