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GRAMMAR TIP:What Is Grammar?
English grammar is the body of rules that describe the structure of expressions in the English language. This includes the structure of words, phrases, clauses and sentences. A text that contains more than one sentence is no longer in the realm of grammar but of discourse. The grammar of a language is approached in two ways: descriptive grammar is based on analysis of text corpora and describes grammatical structures thereof, whereas prescriptive grammar attempts to use the identified rules of a given language as a tool to govern the linguistic behaviour of speakers.
Grammar can be a challenging subject to teach. It is often difficult to explain when and why certain rules apply. Busy Teacher has 8,418 worksheets to help you teach your students grammar
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has received a lot of positive feedback and does a nice job combining there is/are with prepositions of place. The worksheet is appealing to students because of its colorful image and useful for teachers because of the excellent gap fill exercise. If you are studying another topic in your classes, search for a different worksheet that your students will enjoy.
Recently ESL has moved away from teaching grammar through lectures and has begun to focus more on speaking practice. This new approach more closely mimics how native speakers learn a language. It is a critical shift and one that has been rather successful because students are learning English by using it rather than by memorizing material. This results in more rapidly improving fluency. There are so many exceptions to grammar rules that it seems foolish for students to memorize rules and exceptions for every structure. On the other hand, even using this approach, students need practice using what they have learned and these worksheets are creative ways to do just that.
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This is a worksheet to work on comparatives and superlatives as students compare 3 Hollywood actors: Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio and James Franco. The factual information is provided in the first ...
This worksheet is for low level adult students to practise talking about their free time activities and when they do them. Additionally, mingling to find the students to whom the sentences belong ...
Brief test to check some grammar points of your elementary students. Personal information questions in a club or a spa situation, colours, animals, the weather, cardinal numbers up to 100. Multipl ...
This worksheet is for low level young learners practising questions with Have you got any …, please? and giving short answers 'Yes, I have. No, I haven't.' as part of a shopping role-play. ...
This worksheet practices forming questions with appropriate question words. It contains 4 different exercises: a matching exercise, blank filling, finding suitable questions for given key words an ...
Who wins the hand of the Princess in marriage? An entertaining parody great for grades 5, 6, and 7. Students will enjoy filling missing details and predicting whom the princess shall choose ...
This is a Power Point presentation with nice visuals. It has more pictures than writing, so it can be both entertaining and educational. It was created many years ago but proved to be effective.Th ...
Ss have to ask : what are you wearing? Are you wearing ..... and ........? to find the ship. Page has two boards, one for the ss and one for the partner so they can mark where they have asked. I u ...
Activities based on a Peppa Pig episode, for young learners aged about 6. Practising "can" in questions and short answers. After watching, a teacher may check the answers and elicit "Yes, he/she c ...
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