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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.
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Bingo, My Classroom

Bingo, My Classroom

Bingo: a fun game to review school supplies, colors, and numbers. The teacher has to read out the words by randomly selecting them from a bag and the students have to cross them out. This game can ...
2 Elementary
One to Ten Numbers Puzzles

One to Ten Numbers Puzzles

Clarisse SuperFrenchT
Learning about numbers is the first step in any preschoolers'  Math course. At this level learning Math is all about number recognition, counting up to ten and one-to-one correspondence.  ...
2 Complete BeginnerElementary
Adjective Intensifiers

Adjective Intensifiers

It is very well-prepared and enjoyable power point. It introduces adjective intensifiers which are used in daily speech.For example: pitch black, crystal clear, razor sharp, wide open, filth rich ...
1 Intermediate
Likes and Dislikes (Like + Gerund)

Likes and Dislikes (Like + Gerund)

The worksheet begins with a reading where a woman talks about herself and what she likes or does not like doing. Then students complete a chart with her personal information. After that, they say ...
1 Complete BeginnerElementary
Emphatic Structures

Emphatic Structures

It shows various ways of making structures more emphatic. How emphatic structures can be made with "What " or "It was " or other structures. The explanations are explicit and also examples are pro ...
1 Upper Intermediate and Advanced
Defining and Non-Defining Relative Clauses

Defining and Non-Defining Relative Clauses

This power point explains the differences between defining and non-defining relative clauses with the help of well-chosen examples. It makes it even more comprehensible through exercises. I hope t ...
2 Intermediate
Reduction Of Relative Clauses / Participles

Reduction Of Relative Clauses / Participles

This power point explains how relative clauses could be reduced together with suitable examples. As students get confused about this grammar subject, it shows them clear ways to understand it bett ...
1 Upper Intermediate and Advanced
Rock and Roll Trivia - Loop Card Game

Rock and Roll Trivia - Loop Card Game

Students practice asking questions (interrogative pronouns) while having fun.   It's a class activity. One student asks a question on the top of the card (with the correct question word) and ...
1 Elementary
Verb Tenses

Verb Tenses

Rania Foka
Pre-Intermediate stdents tend to get confused with the use of the verb tenses in Eglish. This worksheet aims at facilitating them to practise tenses in the past . They are asked to fill in the gap ...
1 Pre-Intermediate
Countries Recognition Speaking Activity

Countries Recognition Speaking Activity

In this Powerpoint presentation you will have some images that represent a country. Students must create sentences (or describe what they see) in order of guessing the country. After a few images ...
3 Elementary
Emotional States

Emotional States

Roberta Rohen
This is a both fun and challenging word search puzzle, where students must find the adjectives regarding emotional states on the grid. It can be used to teach and/or revise vocabulary. Before the ...
1 Upper Intermediate and Advanced
Christmas Carol Reading

Christmas Carol Reading

I've used this when reading the story "Christmas Carol" By Charles Dickens with my students. It was useful to help retelling and also to remember details about the story. Although there is a movi ...
1 ElementaryPre-Intermediate
Present Simple vc Present Continuous

Present Simple vc Present Continuous

This is an excellent activity for practicing the difference between present simple and continuous. They also practice everyday activities (go to work, wake up, watch TV...) and the difference betw ...
5 Complete BeginnerElementaryPre-Intermediate
Numbers

Numbers

Shaghayegh
A simple worksheet about numbers from one to twenty. Exercises to review numbers; count and write each numbers; write missing letters of numbers, and learn numbers. This is good for those who have ...
2 Elementary
Song Worksheet: Up by Olly Murs & Demi Lovato

Song Worksheet: Up by Olly Murs & Demi Lovato

This is a very simple activity with the song "Up" to practice simple past of irregular verbs. The worksheet can be used as a warmer to review simple past irregular verbs. The worksheet provid ...
1 Elementary
Past Habbits( Used to or Would)

Past Habbits( Used to or Would)

It is a very useful worksheet about past habits in the past.  It tells you the correct way when you use  used to and  would. Also you can learn how to use it in negative and questions.
2 Intermediate
Passive Voice: Introduction and Practice Work

Passive Voice: Introduction and Practice Work

This ws is useful with the introduction and first steps in passive voice. Especially it is useful for the not doing well students. The tasks are easy. This will give the class as a whole some prac ...
3 Elementary
Grammar Worksheet:Review for Unit III, Enjoy English, 6th Form

Grammar Worksheet:Review for Unit III, Enjoy English, 6th Form

This is a ws to review some grammar points at the end of school term III, which can also help you summarize what they have learned in this unit. The format of the tasks is simple and includes the ...
2 Elementary
Toys

Toys

Flashcards Toys. I designed these flashcards to teach 11-year-old kids. You may practice- what is this? and This is a ... . I decided to share with you this worksheet, because it's really hard for ...
1 Complete BeginnerElementary
Song Worksheet: Today My Life Begins by Bruno Mars

Song Worksheet: Today My Life Begins by Bruno Mars

Guncha
This is lyrics for Today My Life Begins song by Bruno Mars, I am using it for my pre-intermediate level students to revise present simple, continuous tenses. I am using it at the beginning of the ...
1 ElementaryPre-Intermediate
Practicing Past Forms

Practicing Past Forms

This presentation is an exercise for students to practice past forms (simple past, past perfect or past continuous), they have already learned. The presentation has slides with pictures, and sent ...
1 Pre-IntermediateIntermediateUpper Intermediate and AdvancedExam Level
Usually/ Used to/ Be Used to / Get Used to - for Spanish Speakers

Usually/ Used to/ Be Used to / Get Used to - for Spanish Speakers

This worksheet is intended to be used as a reference sheet for Spanish speakers. There are practical examples of these structures translated into Spanish so that the students can relate clearly on ...
2 IntermediateUpper Intermediate and AdvancedExam Level
Imperatives Formation

Imperatives Formation

This powerpoint presentation is a short presentation of the rules for using the imperative form in English. It is very easy to use as an explanation for the topic. I made it for teenagers but you ...
1 Complete BeginnerElementary
Listening about Madame Walker and Interview Her

Listening about Madame Walker and Interview Her

This worksheet contains 2 listening tasks based on the VOA programme about Madame C.J. Walker, the first Afro-American woman to be successful in business. After listening, students can think of qu ...
3 IntermediateUpper Intermediate and AdvancedExam Level
Hedbanz Cards

Hedbanz Cards

These are 45 printable and editable Hedbanz(R) cards. This game provides a lot of fun while allowing kids to practise question forms.For this game you will also need headbands, some chips and prob ...
9 ElementaryPre-IntermediateIntermediate

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Grammar can be a challenging subject to teach. It is often difficult to explain when and why certain rules apply. Busy Teacher has 9,989 worksheets to help you teach your students grammar. This grammar worksheet 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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