PDF error correction slides with answers and explanations. For classroom use.
Recommended steps and materials to help students deliver an oral explanation on topics of their choice. PDFs included.
Back in 1964, Mary Poppins sang on screen, “Just a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down in the most delightful way.” I’ve sometimes thought about this balance between the sweet and the bitter in language learning. Not every step in the process is a snap, nor do birds chirp merrily on the windowsill…
Recommended listening tasks to build confidence and accuracy with the simple past forms of irregular verbs. (PDF inlcuded)
Suggested activities based on Emily Dickinson’s poem “A Light exists in Spring” (PDFs and JPEGs included)
Practice fixing common errors at the sentence level. Classroom slides included.
PDF and JPEG classroom slides to practice collective and aggregate nouns.
Classroom slides to practice collocations with prepositions
A set of classroom slides with 15 exercise items targeting the formation of compound modifiers.
Lack of subject-verb agreement is a common mistake, but errors in judgment with subject-verb agreement extend to inconsistency with reference words and combinations of indefinite articles with plural nouns. Doubts center around the concept of number. These additional mistakes can span two or more clauses. For that reason, I’ve created a writing task that goes…
A 12-question exercise to work on syntax.
Help students learn to identify weaknesses at the paragraph level. Classroom slides included!