Teaching grammar articles for EFL teachers

Over 100 articles on teaching almost every grammar point (if you include the articles on teaching tenses and aspect). If you like anything here and want more, please support TEFLtastic.

Teaching grammar articles index pages

Teaching tenses articles (for articles on Present Simple, Past Simple games, etc etc, including conditionals, passive and imperatives)

Teaching aspect articles

Related pages

Teaching grammar games/ worksheets page

General articles on teaching grammar

Using body language and gestures to teach grammar

52 TPR grammar games

The top six grammar points for IELTS

How to teach British and American grammar

70 characteristics of a good grammar explanation

Why your students still make mistakes with grammar they know well

Articles on combining grammar with other topics

Linking cultural training with grammar

Combining history topics and English grammar

Putting the grammar back into Xmas

Grammar in Business English classes

Error correction articles

The most effective error correction games

Alternatives to spoken error correction

A well-balanced use of error correction

15 variations on a grammar auction

Why does my teacher make me correct my own answers?

Why doesn’t my teacher correct all my mistakes when I am speaking?

Articles on PPP

15 reasons why PPP is so unfashionable

15 variations on PPP

Articles about teaching prepositions

Realia and flashcard activities for prepositions of position

TPR activities for prepositions of position

Video tasks for prepositions of position

Craft activities for prepositions of position

How to teach prepositions of position to kids

Fun activities for prepositions of time

Time expressions that your students should probably study (mainly involving prepositions)

How to teach like as a preposition

How to teach like and be like

How to teach like, be like and look like

Teaching articles, determiners and quantifiers articles

How to teach a, an, the and no article

How to teach a/ an and the

How to teach many, much, a lot of, etc

How to teach quantifiers

How to teach some and any

How to teach too and enough

Fun for all the family 3 – Quite a few games for articles and determiners

How to teach the zero article

How to teach indefinite articles (including a and an games)

How to teach this/ that/ these/ those 

7 this/ that/ these/ those games

Physical games to practise a/ an

Classroom practice of a/ an

How to teach a/ an

15 fun activities for the articles a, an and the

The 15 best tips for learning articles

Teaching modal verbs articles

The most useful can/ can’t for ability activities

How to teach can/ can’t for ability

How to teach modals of possibility/ probability/ deduction

Practice for modals of possibility/ probability

TPR games for I can…/ I can’t…

Other fun activities for can/ can’t

Teaching reported speech articles

15 games for reported speech

15 more reported speech games

Yet another 15 games for reported speech

How to teach reporting verbs

Teaching plurals articles

How to teach regular plurals

How to teach English plurals (with game ideas)

How to teach irregular plurals(with game ideas)

Teaching question formation articles

How to teach question formation (with games and other practice activities)

How to teach subject questions (with game ideas)

How to teach indirect questions

How to teach Yes/ No questions

Teaching countable and uncountable nouns articles

Teaching countable and uncountable nouns

15 countable and uncountable noun games

Teaching there is/ there are articles

How to teach There is/ There are

15 fun activities for there is/are/was/were

Teaching relative clauses articles

How to teach defining relative clauses

How to teach reduced relative clauses

How to teach non-defining relative clauses

How to teach defining and non-defining relative clauses

How to teach relative pronouns

25 defining and non-defining relative clauses games article

Games to practise relative clauses blog post

Teaching comparative and superlative articles

13 fun superlative practice activities – NEW

17 fun comparative practice activities

18 fun activities for comparative and superlative

How to teach comparative and superlative

Stimulating practice for comparatives

Teaching the grammar of adjectives articles

How to teach gradable and extreme adjectives

How to teach ed and ing adjectives

Articles about other grammar points

12 adverbs of manner games

How to teach copula verbs/ link verbs

How to teach used to, be used to and get used to

How to teach be used to and get used to

How to teach verb plus gerund and infinitive

How to teach the imperative

How to teach short answers

How to teach possessive adjectives

How to teach like and would like

How to teach frequency expressions

Teaching It is…/ They are…

Updated 5 March 2023

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