Category Archives: First conditional

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

Posted in Adjectives, Adverbs, Adverbs of frequency, First conditional, Mixed conditionals, Present perfect, Second conditional, TEFL games, Third conditional | Tagged | 5 Comments

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

Posted in Adverbs of frequency, Business English and ESP, Cross cultural training in EFL, Cultural differences/ cultural training, First conditional, Food vocabulary, Future perfect, Going to for future plans, Going to for predictions with present evidence, Grammar games, Language of negotiation, Modals of deduction, Passives, Past continuous, Photocopiable worksheets, pre-school/ kindergarten/ very young learners, Present simple/ continuous, state and action verbs, Technical English, TPR, video, Vocabulary games, Will for predictions | 5 Comments

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

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

Posted in Adverbs of frequency, First conditional, Future tenses, Going to for future plans, Grammar, Learner training, Materials, Photocopiable worksheets, Teaching young learners, TESOL, video | Leave a comment

Pairwork: "It started with a kiss…"*

In a moment of inspiration fueled by low tolerance to the stimulating effects of real British “builders’ tea”, have come up with: The pairwork magic formula I have yet to teach a class that wouldn’t do and enjoy pairwork eventually. … Continue reading

Posted in Classroom dynamics, Classroom management, First conditional, Grammar games, Learner motivation, Lesson planning, links, Mixed ability classes, Pairwork and groupwork, Problem students, Speaking, Staging, Teaching low levels, Teaching teenagers, TEFL, TEFL blogs | Leave a comment