Category Archives: Adverbs of frequency

The ladder game (TEFLtastic classics Part 11)

This is a kind of like a communicative version of the board game “snakes and ladders”, and quite possibly the best way of getting students to practise the same language over and over without getting bored. Students ask each other … Continue reading

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Adverbs of Frequency for Points game

As I’ve been short of both time and inspiration recently, thought I may as well post some games I’ve used but never written about. Came up with this one last week: Put a ranking of adverbs of frequency on the … Continue reading

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Answer me! (TEFLtastic classics Part Three)

Updated 27 February 2018 Another game which is simplicity itself. Students are dealt out cards with simple short answers on them and must get that reaction from their partner to be able to discard the card, with the first person … Continue reading

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Sentence completion guessing games (TEFLtastic classics Part Two)

Updated 1 January 2018 I almost certainly didn’t make this game up, but I publically challenge anyone to prove that they’ve overexploited it as much as me! The rules are incredibly simple: Students complete at least some of the sentence … Continue reading

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Lots of lovely new articles and worksheets

Actually, I have no way of judging the loveliness of my own stuff, of course, just had a nice ring to it. Actually, lots could be an exaggeration too… Articles Adverbs of frequency games What your students need to know … Continue reading

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Fun adverbs of frequency classroom handouts

In fact, with these activities adverbs of frequency becomes one of those language points, like the first conditional, that is so fun you have to be careful not to spend too much time on it: Adverbs of frequency games etc Tips on … Continue reading

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Christmas and New Year teaching ideas 2008

UPDATE: Much expanded and reorganised Xmas page with 42 articles and worksheets now here: Xmas and New Year materials/ ideas

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New Year, New Grammar

As people searching for Xmas themed lessons seems to finally be over, here comes the New Year worksheets to ease yourself back into your classes with:

Posted in adverb word order, Adverbs, Adverbs of frequency, Conditionals, Cultural differences/ cultural training, First conditional, Future continuous, Future perfect, Future tenses, Grammar, Learner training, Photocopiable worksheets, state and action verbs, TESOL, Will for predictions, Word order | 2 Comments

New Year, New worksheets

Bored of Xmas before it’s even arrived as usual, so here comes with the New Year theme ones instead: Xmas and New Year future tenses review Future Perfect New Year predictions New Year action and state verbs New Year resolutions … Continue reading

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Christmas is all about the kids, maaaan

Update: Full page of my Xmas stuff now here. Don’t know how and when it happened, but no kids’ classes at all this year so had no chance to see their happy and snotty little faces when doing the lessons … Continue reading

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