Category Archives: Prepositions

New ELT articles and worksheets November 2012

Good for articles but not so hot for worksheets this month: Articles Comparative adjective games Advantages and disadvantages of using authentic texts in class Collocations games Different methods for ELT brainstorming Teaching the Future Perfect tense Prepositions for YLs – LINK … Continue reading

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Teaching prepositions to kids

Updated 6 October 2017 There are a few issues and a whole bunch of fun and useful games, so I’ve recently written five(!) articles on the topic of just prepositions of position: Teaching prepositions to kids articles How to teach prepositions of … Continue reading

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Prepositions activities pages expanded and reorganised

Have added the four articles on activities for prepositions of position that I’ve written over the last couple of months and there are also specific pages on dependent prepositions, prepositions of time and prepositions of movement, plus loads more general prepositions … Continue reading

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Prepositions supplementary materials pages reorganised

I usually say I don’t know how it took me so long when I finally organise one of my worksheets pages, but in this case it is almost certainly because so many of the worksheets, songs etc practise a mix of … Continue reading

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Prepositions and determiners pairwork guessing game (TEFLtastic classics Part Six)

Updated 28 August 2018 Prepositions and a/ an/ the/ some/ any etc made fun – I kid you not! Even better, you can present a whole bunch of useful phrases while practising those tricky grammar points, and all without any need for … 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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New ELTarticles May 2011

That’s “English Language Teaching articles” and pronounced “ee el tartikulz”, in case your not up to date with the latest TEFL lingo. Teaching those dreaded “benefit classes” Teaching contractions (that’s I’m, you’ve etc, so no connection to pregnancy) 10 time expressions … Continue reading

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New UsingEnglish worksheets Mar 2011

Being like like the TEFLtastic worksheets that I used to plug every month before my blog protested, but with proper formatting, answer keys etc. Another reason to be grateful to WordPress! Big numbers in British and American English Telephoning practice … Continue reading

Posted in Adjectives, BULATS, Dependent prepositions, nationality adjectives, Photocopiable worksheets, Teaching numbers, Telephoning, TOEIC, verb patterns | Leave a comment

New UsingEnglish.com stuff

The EFL Dictionary of Football is up to I and still lots of fun- get involved and add your own favourite idioms (“nutmeg” is already in, but haven’t decided about “park the bus” yet) Other worksheets and articles: Classroom language for … Continue reading

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New TEFLtastic worksheets May 2010 Part Two

Recommending countries to visit Version 2 Suggestions language Your weekend Prepositions Your weekend Functional language Your week negotiations Your weekend Functional language Version 2 Weekend Simple Past Present Perfect

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