Levels: B1 and higher (some activities are suitable for pre-intermediate students) Type of course: General English/Business English; some activities suitable for IELTS students Length: Depending on what activities you choose – altogether, there’s material for around two 90-minute classes. Materials: all activities and pictures are available in a Microsoft Word document (shared under attribution sharealike licence, so feel free to adapt them); you’ll need a projector to project the infographic.
This is a language point that I decided to introduce at all levels I’m teaching this semester: the elementary group studied it at the same time as they studied comparatives (adding a modifier seemed like a very teachable point, and now, two weeks later, they are actually using the modifiers very confidently! I also noticed that at least some of the times they say something like ‘more cheaper’ they actually mean a lot cheaper, so seeing that they’re trying to convey…
Since I’ve been teaching adverbs a lot recently, I’ve decided to make a board game (which can also be used as mini-cards if you cut it into squares!) to help my students revise what they’ve learned about adverbs.
You can use it as a board game, meaning you need to provide students with dice and counters, OR as mini-cards.
Here’s a short exercise to help learners of English practise rain-related idioms:
Download the worksheet and complete the gaps with the five rain-related idioms suggested. Then take a look at the second page of the worksheet to check your answers. You can also listen to the text being read here: and check your answers while listening: https://soundcloud.com/alma-epifan/rain-related-idioms
My name is Alma and I’m a freelance English teacher mainly working with adult learners.
I’ve created this blog so I can share materials with my students and anyone else interested in improving their English.
I’ll be posting short audio or video files to help you practise your listening skills, but also handouts and printables that will help you with your writing and reading. I encourage you to comment and react to any of my posts and use your English as much and as often as possible. I’ll be doing my best to give you feedback and answer your questions.