Category Archives: reported speech

Reported speech communication games/ photocopiables page sorted

More teaching ideas than classroom handouts on this one, but still nine of the latter – which frankly should be enough for this quite minor point… Indirect speech activities page Some tie it in with other points like writing minutes, formal … 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

Posted in advice/ recommendations, Apologies, Complaints, countable and uncountable nouns, Email, IELTS, Politeness, presentation skills, reported speech, TEFL, Telephoning | Leave a comment

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 TEFL articles etc April 2009

No messing, no pointless attempts at humour (for once), just links to more serious stuff I’ve been publishing elsewhere: 15 ways of combining listening and reading 15 fun activities for practising a, an and the The 15 best tips for … Continue reading

Posted in Classroom management, Classroom routines, Determiners and articles, Ending lessons, Grammar, Grammar games, Interactive whiteboard, Learner motivation, links, Listening, Mixed ability classes, pre-school/ kindergarten/ very young learners, Reading, reported speech, Skills, Staging, Teaching mixed level classes, Teaching young learners, Technology, TEFL, TEFL games, Using a whiteboard, Usingenglish | 6 Comments

History for ESL students

I am in no way an expert in either history or CLIL, but as I’ve written this material and there didn’t seem to be much available when I was looking thought I may as well put my stuff out there in … Continue reading

Posted in CLIL, Conditionals, conjunctions, Determiners and articles, Future tenses, Grammar games, infinitive of purpose, Modals, past tenses, Prepositions, reported speech, Second conditional, Teaching methods and methodologies, TEFL, Will for predictions | 14 Comments

New articles and worksheets Nov 08 Part Two

As I haven’t said for a while, the real purpose of this blog isn’t pontificating on all things TEFL (not sure how I started doing that, maybe WordPress is haunted by a malevolent spirit?) but to give links to my … Continue reading

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