Category Archives: Passives

Have Something Done activities page just added

Couldn’t find much good stuff online, but have added five useful links to my own speaking games on the topic, one that Cambridge FCE examiners love for some reason: New have something done page Advertisements

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Passive voice page expanded and improved

Just published a new article on games to practice passives and taken that opportunity to polish up my page on the topic, improving some worksheets and adding some new ones: Article Fun classroom activities for the passive Games and other … Continue reading

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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

Posted in Adverbs, Conditionals, countable and uncountable nouns, Determiners and articles, Grammar, Grammar games, Modals, Passives, Photocopiable worksheets, relative clauses, reported speech, TEFL, verb patterns | Leave a comment

New TEFL articles Feb 09

Feel like I should actually write something on my own blog between all these guest pieces, but am still trying to put stuff back where it was after my mother in law rearranged the flat. Instead, here is the usual … Continue reading

Posted in Classroom management, CPD, Grammar, Grammar games, links, Listening, Passives, Pronunciation, pronunciation games, sentence stress, Staging, Starting lessons, Teacher training, Teaching young learners, TEFL, TEFL games, TEFL workshops, Using a whiteboard, Usingenglish | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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

Putting the grammar back into Xmas

UPDATE: Full list of Xmas ideas and materials now here. Putting the seasonal cheer back into grammar (and putting the grammar back into Xmas) Some of you might be thinking that the problem with Xmas today is an excess of … Continue reading

Posted in Cultural differences/ cultural training, Flashcard games, Grammar, Grammar games, Lesson planning, links, Listening, Modals, Modals of deduction, Pairwork and groupwork, Passives, Photocopiable worksheets, pre-school/ kindergarten/ very young learners, Present simple for routines etc., Present tenses, Songs with adults, Teaching low levels, Teaching young learners, TEFL, TEFL games, TPR, Using songs with kids | 2 Comments