Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Modal verbs

(Thanks to R. Alejandro for this chart)
Modal verbs Presentations:
 Previous: 1, 2, new ones: 3, 4
Revise Modals on this entry and on these: 1, 2, 3
Some more practice: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10,
Modal Perfects:
New practice: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Monday, October 27, 2014

Halloween 2014

Resources from Previous Halloweens 
What comes to your mind when you think of Halloween?
Read, learn and practise on EL Civics
Watch "The surprising history of Halloween"
Do you know the basic vocabulary? 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10:
Intermediate Reading Test: Halloween in Britain
Listen: Adrienne and Mike talk about Trick-or-treating
Watch: Halloween in The USA
Arrange the words into correct sentences
 Write a scary story
Let's talk about Halloween (via Heads up English):
How about singing "This is Halloween"?
Fancy a scary book?
or will you be watching a scary movie on Halloween? 
Maybe "The Shining"?
Original scene or this parody?:

Planning to dress up for Halloween?:
16 ideas for a horrifying (or terrific?) Halloween makeup
Girl-empowering Halloween costumes for all ages
Halloween humour:

Game time...Play...if you dare:
Halloween Pumpkin Room Game:
 Gatuno in Halloween:
Ghost motel:
 Kidnapped by ghosts:

Terrified enough?
Well, have a 

Thursday, October 23, 2014

We or Our?

Some of you have some confusion between 
the Subject Pronoun and the Possessive adjective.
Here's some new practice: 1, 2, 3, 4,
and after such hard work...
a song with some of these pronouns and possessives:

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

ESL Beginners' Practice

Thanks to Jenny and her excellent website 
"The English student"  for this great pic :)
(Happy Bday, by the way!)

How well do you know The Simpsons family?

And it's Revision time, 1st. ESO...
Click on these:
Want more?:
Search for the Grammar and Vocabulary labels 
to practise, for example: 
Do you like mummies?
Then visit this National Geographic Interactive
"Tut's family tree":

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Revising in 2nd. Bac

Here are some links to activities for you to revise:
Verb Tenses- Lots of previous practice:
Labels: "Verb Tenses" , "Present Tenses", "Past Tenses", "Future Tenses"
Gerund vs. Infinitive
Suffixes (and prefixes): Label "Affixation"
Rewriting: Label "Rephrasing"
New Practice:
Suffixes: 1, 2
Verb Tenses Revision (Form)
Mixed Verb Tenses: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Gerund / Infinitive: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Rewrite: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6,
(Thanks to Busy Teacher for this exercise)

If you have time, here are some videos for you on Transformations 
(also called Rephrasing or Rewriting) -
Remember, you'll have these type of Questions
in most English exams (FCE, CAE; etc)
1) How to do them
2) Practise (3 parts)
3) Examples:

Monday, October 13, 2014

Are you boring or bored?

Learn more and practise in this previous entry

Ful vs. less:
Practise -ful /-less and other adjective suffixes: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Remember this game? Choose the suffixes and make words:
If you want to become experts, keep practising on the label "affixation"
Do you find all this tiring? Are you tired?
Then try this quiz:
Which successful person will you be in 5 years?


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