Tag: Grammar

Grammar reference materials

Adverbs of Frequency & Manner

Remember the basic structure of a sentence in English: SUBJECT + (FREQUENCY/GRAMMAR ADVERB) + VERB + INDIRECT OBJECT + DIRECT OBJECT + ADVERBS (PLACE/TIME/MANNER)  Alternatively, you can download the PDF file here. EXERCISES: Adverbs of Frequency: Ordering sentences (28 sentences). Adverbs of Manner: Fill in the blanks + Rewrite the sentences. For more advanced practice, […]

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Modals of Deduction

We’ll start off by reviewing the Basic Modal Verbs. Then we shall look at and discuss the following summary on Modals of Deduction in class:  Alternatively, you can download the PDF file here. EXERCISES: Click on the following link to learn more about Modals of Deduction. Multiple choice quiz on Modals of Deduction. Make sentences […]

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Mixed Conditionals

First, you can review the different types of Conditionals here. You can also review Conditional III. Then, we shall review the Mixed Conditionals structure and uses in class:  Alternatively, you can download the PDF file here. EXERCISES: Click on the following link to learn more about Mixed Conditionals. Quiz on Mixed Conditionals. SONG: If God was one of […]

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Simple Past

PART I: The -ed ending Let’s start off by reviewing how to add the different Endings to a word. Then we can review the pronunciation of the regular past forms with he following handout: How to pronounce the -ed ending PART II: Simple Past We shall look at and discuss the following presentation on the Simple […]

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Articles

We shall look at and discuss the following presentation on Articles use in English in class:  Alternatively, you can download the PDF file here. EXERCISES: Exercises on the use of Articles. Test your knowledge with this exercise on Prepositions. Practise with this exercises on Dates & Figures. SONG: Yesterday (The Beatles) – Possesive adjectives – […]

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Past Continuous

Let’s start off by reviewing how to add the different Endings to a word. We shall look at and discuss the following presentation on the Past Continuous structure and uses in class:  Alternatively, you can download the PDF file here. EXERCISES: Past simple or continuous? SONG: Lessons in Love (Level 42) – Past tenses

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Modal Verbs I

Below there is a presentation on the use of Modal Verbs for pre-intermediate ESL students:  Alternatively, you can download the PDF file here. I also include a summary with examples:  SONGS: If you ever (East 17 feat. Gabrielle) – Modal Verbs (A2) Words (The Christians) – Modal Verbs (A2) Big girls don’t cry (Fergie) – […]

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Past Modals

We shall look at and discuss the following presentation on Past Modals use in English in class (where you can also review Present Modals):  Alternatively, you can download the PDF file here. Here’s a link to the BBC Learning site to review how to pronounce modals of deduction and speculation: Past modals EXERCISE: Using Modals […]

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Present simple or continuous?

Let’s start off by reviewing how to add the different Endings to a word. We shall look at and discuss the following presentation on the Simple Present structure and uses in class:  Alternatively, you can download the PDF file here. EXERCISES: Complete some drilling exercises. Another activity on the use of Present Simple. Repeat the following sentences […]

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