English Punctuation

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: [showmyads] To help you learn the words, there is a…

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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…

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Phrasal verbs with BRING

A few days ago my friend Shanthi Cumaraswamy Streat publised a great post called "20 Phrasal Verbs with ‘BRING’ – Let’s Explore". I liked it so much that I contacted Shanthi and she kindly agreed to my turning her post into infographics and games. And here you can see the final result of our…

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Language-rich lesson on questions

Recently I have felt that my lessons are not language rich. And that is something no EFL teacher is happy about. For example, I have been teaching questions to my fourth graders. We learnt all the vocabulary and grammar, but when I asked my students the questions, they were not able to answer. They…

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Past continuous tense

The past continuous tense is one of the most graphical tenses in English. By "graphical" I mean that it is easy to demonstrate the difference between the past simple and past continuous tense in a video or in a short dramatic sketch. Unfortunately, I could not find a video demonstrating the difference betweent the…

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Top 5 posts in February

Another month is over, so it is time to recapitulate. In January I published 8 posts. Some of them were very successful but some were not. The most successful post was the Kitchen tools and equipment. It contains a nice picture to teach the vocabulary, a worksheet and an interactive exercises. The second most…

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Irregular verbs again 2

In my latest post on irregular verbs I tried to teach 33 irregular verbs. In this post, I would like to add other 30 verbs which I hope you will learn through either the associative method or by using the spaced mp3 recording. ADVERT: [showmyads] You can learn the irregular verbs by using the…

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SVOMPT – word order in English

SVOMPT rule is one of the most important rules in English. If students learn to follow this rule, their English will improve dramatically, and they will be understood. Once a student knows some words and follows the SVOMPT rule, we can say that he/she can speak English. ADVERT: [showmyads] I love Darren Crown's explanation…

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