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 – LINK UPDATED

52 TPR grammar games – LINK UPDATED

The top six grammar points for IELTS

How to teach British and American grammar – LINK UPDATED

70 characteristics of a good grammar explanation – LINK UPDATED

Why your students still make mistakes with grammar they know well – LINK UPDATED

Articles on combining grammar with other topics

Linking cultural training with grammar – LINK UPDATED

Combining history topics and English grammar – LINK UPDATED

Putting the grammar back into Xmas – LINK UPDATED

Grammar in Business English classes – LINK UPDATED

Error correction articles

The most effective error correction games – LINK UPDATED

Alternatives to spoken error correction – LINK UPDATED

A well-balanced use of error correction – LINK UPDATED

15 variations on a grammar auction

Why does my teacher make me correct my own answers? – LINK UPDATED

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

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 – LINK UPDATED

TPR activities for prepositions of position – LINK UPDATED

Video tasks for prepositions of position – LINK UPDATED

Craft activities for prepositions of position – LINK UPDATED

How to teach prepositions of position to kids – LINK UPDATED

Fun activities for prepositions of time

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

How to teach like as a preposition – LINK UPDATED

How to teach like and be like – LINK UPDATED

How to teach like, be like and look like – LINK UPDATED

Teaching articles, determiners and quantifiers articles

How to teach a, an, the and no article – LINK UPDATED

How to teach a/ an and the – LINK UPDATED

How to teach many, much, a lot of, etc – LINK UPDATED

How to teach quantifiers – LINK UPDATED

How to teach some and any – LINK UPDATED

How to teach too and enough – LINK UPDATED

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

How to teach the zero article – LINK UPDATED

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

How to teach this/ that/ these/ those  – LINK UPDATED

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 – LINK UPDATED

How to teach can/ can’t for ability – LINK UPDATED

How to teach modals of possibility/ probability/ deduction – LINK UPDATED

Practice for modals of possibility/ probability – LINK UPDATED

TPR games for I can…/ I can’t… – LINK UPDATED

Other fun activities for can/ can’t – LINK UPDATED

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 – LINK UPDATED

Teaching plurals articles

How to teach English plurals (with game ideas) – LINK UPDATED

How to teach irregular plurals(with game ideas) – LINK UPDATED

Teaching question formation articles

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

How to teach subject questions (with game ideas) – LINK UPDATED

How to teach indirect questions – LINK UPDATED

How to teach Yes/ No questions – LINK UPDATED

Teaching countable and uncountable nouns articles

Teaching countable and uncountable nouns – LINK UPDATED

15 countable and uncountable noun games

Teaching there is/ there are articles

How to teach There is/ There are – LINK UPDATED

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

Teaching relative clauses articles

How to teach defining relative clauses – LINK UPDATED

How to teach reduced relative clauses – LINK UPDATED

How to teach non-defining relative clauses – LINK UPDATED

How to teach defining and non-defining relative clauses – LINK UPDATED

How to teach relative pronouns – LINK UPDATED

25 defining and non-defining relative clauses games article

Games to practise relative clauses blog post

Teaching comparative and superlative articles

18 fun activities for comparative and superlative – NEW

How to teach comparative and superlative – LINK UPDATED

Stimulating practice for comparatives – LINK UPDATED

Teaching the grammar of adjectives articles

How to teach gradable and extreme adjectives – LINK UPDATED

How to teach ed and ing adjectives – LINK UPDATED

Articles about other grammar points

12 adverbs of manner games – NEW

How to teach copula verbs/ link verbs – LINK UPDATED

How to teach used to, be used to and get used to – LINK UPDATED

How to teach be used to and get used to – LINK UPDATED

How to teach verb plus gerund and infinitive – LINK UPDATED

How to teach the imperative – LINK UPDATED

How to teach short answers – LINK UPDATED

How to teach possessive adjectives – LINK UPDATED

How to teach like and would like – LINK UPDATED

How to teach frequency expressions – LINK UPDATED

Teaching It is…/ They are… – LINK UPDATED

Updated 8 November 2022

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