Category Archives: countable and uncountable nouns

New teaching quantifiers page

Am still working on an article on the topic, but have already made a new page for worksheets on “some”, “a few”, “too many”, etc, with mutual links to and from my related pages like countable/ uncountable, there is/ there are, … Continue reading

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Linking food and drink to other language points

While reorganising my food and drink vocab index pages, noticed that many of them tied it in quite nicely with other language points – buy one language point, get one free! Here are the ones that do that: Food and … Continue reading

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“The data is” or “The data are”?

I got asked this question twice in the same week as I heard both the British presenter and Australian guest on the fab statistics podcast More or Less agree with my prefered form just as I was beginning to doubt … Continue reading

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New TEFL articles March 2012

Including lots of new ones on TEFLtastic for the first time in ages. Ones I haven’t mentioned yet at the top of each section. Different ways of doing a listening (an article format I’ve been wanting to write for ages … Continue reading

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My new stuff last month

Have just linked to some of this, but if you look at it the glass half full way that means most of it is being mentioned for the first time… Articles Teaching countable and uncountable nouns (almost certainly not the way … Continue reading

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Countable uncountable nouns bonanza

Lots of new stuff and old stuff, including two articles on the topic and one of my best lessons ever (the food drawing one) here: Count and non-count games and other worksheets

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More Grammar Games articles and worksheets

UPDATE: More up to date list of my grammar articles here and grammar worksheets here. Links to these articles and worksheets given so that hopefully I can be forgiven for having written so many on tenses, as deeply unfashionable and … Continue reading

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New game-like worksheets March 2010 Part Two

Worksheet for MyStoryMaker online storytelling (see Sean Banville’s blog for more details on using that site) Company buffet meeting (if they can talk about food, they can do the language of meetings- with a little bit of culture sprinkled on top) … Continue reading

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New Technical and Medical English worksheets

Some originally written for Onestopenglish but went missing during an editor change, so now available here for free: Technical English worksheets Medical English games/ worksheets

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New TEFLtastic worksheets Feb 2010 Part One

Your city and life Add the quantifiers speaking Next weekend and future tenses Describing objects 20 questions and extended speaking A report on weekends- Language of generalisation or phonics picture flashcards ee phonics picture flashcards Writing reports in English useful … Continue reading

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