Do your students struggle with the words somebody, anybody, something, anything, everything, everybody, nothing and nobody? Do they get these basic words wrong nearly every time? If your answer is yes, then this post is just for you.
[showmyads] In this post I would like to share with you several tools to help your students use the words somebody, anybody, something, anything, everything, everybody, nothing and nobody correctly. In this post you will find an infographic and two games. I hope you will like it.
Somebody or anybody, something or anything – infographic[/su_heading][su_spacer] Display or print the following infographic and ask the students to read through it. Then elicit what they learnt. If you feel that they did not get the message, explain the grammar using either their MT or your own words.
Mention please, that the word BODY, could be replace with ONE and the meaning will be the same. Emphasize the spelling of NO ONE (two words instead of one). [su_spacer][su_heading]
Somebody or anybody, something or anything – games[/su_heading][su_spacer] To practise the usage of the words somebody, anybody, something, anything, everything, everybody, nothing and nobody your students can play the following game. Its name is En Garde. Your task is to choose the correct answer and then stop the target as close to the centre as possible. Hopefully, you will be faster and more accurate then your opponent. The game is in Flash and will play only on desktops: [su_button url=”https://engames.eu/irregular_verbs/withFluencyMC/index.html” target=”blank” background=”#f8d23c” size=”6″]En Garde game[/su_button] ADVERT:
[showmyadsa] The second game is in Flash and will play only on desktop computers. It is called On Target, and your task is to choose the correct option and then shoot all the bad cows and ducks. You can shoot one of the bottles on the wall to get a bonus. Enjoy. [su_button url=”https://engames.eu/verb patterns/Gerund or infinitive on target.html” target=”blank” background=”#f56b68″ size=”6″]Gerund or infinitive – On target game[/su_button] [su_spacer][su_heading]
Somebody or anybody, something or anything – What more?[/su_heading][su_spacer] I realize that the post is rather short. What do you think would be the best activity to add?
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