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These 89 worksheets are designed to help students practice correcting mistakes in a variety of fun and creative ways. Let’s take a look at one of the great worksheets you can find on Busy Teacher. This worksheet is called “Mistakes That Everybody Makes” and has been used by a number of teachers. It is for elementary learners who need some practice correcting simple grammar mistakes. Unfortunately no answer key is provided but perhaps it will be added later on. Similar worksheets are available and cover a range of topics so choose something that your students will enjoy, need practice on, or both.
Some people believe that being able to recognize mistakes and make corrections is an important part of learning a language. On the other hand, there is a school of thought that maintains that students should not be exposed to intentionally incorrect material as that will only confuse them and hinder their learning. The idea is that if you hear something said incorrectly enough times, it will start to sound correct. Having said that, it is important to have a variety of practice activities so that students do not become bored with the material and classes do not become repetitive. Your approach to teaching and your opinion on this topic will determine whether or not you include this type of activity in your ESL courses.

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"The Greatest Show" from The Greatest Showman Song Worksheet

Elia
Inspired by other worksheets I have seen here, I created this one based on the song "The Greatest Show"  from the movie The Greatest Showman. Hope its useful! It also contains some quick ques ...
1 Views 5,312 Pre-IntInt
Music Scramble

Music Scramble

Anabella
•Correcting Mistakes, , ,
Find the musical instruments. This is an exercise for beginners that focuses on vocabulary seach. This exercise can be used as a warm up activity. Then students can describe the musical instrumen ...
1 Views 3,658 Beg
SAT Practice Identifying Sentence Errors

SAT Practice Identifying Sentence Errors

•Correcting Mistakes,
Many ESL students take the SAT and/or ACT to be admitted into American colleges and universities. Help them prepare to master the language portion of the exam with this worksheet which has them id ...
2 Views 17,217 Exam
Spelling Rules: Simple Present (3rd person he-she-it)

Spelling Rules: Simple Present (3rd person he-she-it)

Diana
•Correcting Mistakes, , ,
This activity requires students to identify the correct spelling of the verbs for the Present Simple for 3rd person singular (he/she/it) and match the verb to its respective spelling rule. Some in ...
6 Views 24,009 ElemPre-Int
Daily Grammar: Rio de Janeiro

Daily Grammar: Rio de Janeiro

• » Correcting Mistakes
Learn about Rio de Janeiro and practice building grammar skills at the same. Each sentence in this passage contains an error. In the accompanying multiple choice questions, students must identify ...
2 Views 14,221 ElemInt
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Song Worksheet: Castle on the Hill

Song Worksheet: Castle on the Hill

Bethania
•Correcting Mistakes,
After listening to the song "Castle on the Hill," students must complete activities related to the song. Activities include filling in the blanks with the correct words and verb tenses, as well as ...
6 Views 12,307 Int
Do I Have To? (Chores, Responsible For and Have to/Has To)

Do I Have To? (Chores, Responsible For and Have to/Has To)

suhedabektas
•Correcting Mistakes, ,
This worksheet includes fill in the blanks activity with a wordcloud which is about household chores. Also, it provides a sentence level activity, in that part learners use 'have to/has to' and 'r ...
5 Views 13,761 Pre-Int
Song Worksheet: Galway Girl by Ed Sheeran

Song Worksheet: Galway Girl by Ed Sheeran

Patricia Arlt
Listening to songs is a nice way to improve listening skills and pronunciation plus you can learn about cultural backgrounds. This is a song worksheet based on "Galway Girl" by Ed Sheeran. Student ...
14 Views 27,652 Pre-IntInt
Editing: Giant Panda

Editing: Giant Panda

•Correcting Mistakes, , ,
Editing and proofreading are essential aspects of effective writing. Students read the passages carefully and thoroughly and rewrite the passages correctly on the lines provided. This is great pra ...
9 Views 24,517 Elem
Error Correction Worksheet

Error Correction Worksheet

• » Correcting Mistakes
I have created this worksheet for my year 8 class to tackle their common spelling, punctuation and grammar mistakes. For motivation, I am planning to divide the class into two teams and have a com ...
9 Views 25,078 Pre-IntInt
Commonly Confused Words

Commonly Confused Words

BusyTeacher Contributor
• » Correcting Mistakes
Commonly confused words. The following worksheet provide students with the opportunity to distinguish between commonly confused words. This in turn allows teachers to work closely with students an ...
6 Views 22,453 Elem
B2 Level Writing Correction Feedback

B2 Level Writing Correction Feedback

ευτυχι^
•Correcting Mistakes,
This is a ppt file helping students of B2 level of English to understand basic mistakes when writing. I used mistakes that students usually make in order to make them realise basic differences in ...
2 Views 13,318 Exam
Quote Grammar Message

Quote Grammar Message

ΰλεννκΰ
My point is grammar. I love creating different grammar tasks. This time I’ve decided to come up with something special for checking my students’ grammar. There are 45 sentences, some ...
13 Views 22,414 IntAdv
Editing Practice: Present Simple, Third Person Singular

Editing Practice: Present Simple, Third Person Singular

•Correcting Mistakes,
236-word paragraph with 20 Third Person Singular (present simple) grammar mistakes: 'Jon's Daily Routine' with answer key on page 2. Approximate time: 15 minutes. Use this activity to lead into ...
11 Views 27,647 Pre-IntInt
Halloween Fun

Halloween Fun

dotty
•Correcting Mistakes, ,
A fun worksheet to help learners use prior knowledge of Halloween, whilst embedding vocabulary by means of spelling exercises, word search and a crossword. There are answer sheets also provided fo ...
9 Views 14,599 BegElem
Correction Symbols

Correction Symbols

• » Correcting Mistakes
This PowerPoint includes different correction symbols. You can teach these symbols to your students and then correct your students' writings in this way. So, they can rewrite their writing and co ...
7 Views 7,634 ElemPre-IntInt
Song Worksheet: Baby Love by Petite Meller

Song Worksheet: Baby Love by Petite Meller

A listening set of exercises based on the Song "Baby Love" (2015). This activity includes ordering sentences, discriminating words, correcting spelling and reviewing some gerunds. [youtube=http:// ...
2 Views 10,833 ElemPre-Int
Robert Frost

Robert Frost

Nadya
• » Correcting Mistakes
This exercise is for intermediate students to practice correction of the mistakes. It can be used as a class exercise or students can do it themselves. Tis exercise can be used when the topic "Fam ...
7 Views 10,524 Int
Rules and Regulations

Rules and Regulations

•Correcting Mistakes,
Students can identify some signs and write sentences. It also contains some incorrect school rules and they have to correct the mistakes and rewrite the rules. If you want, you can ask the student ...
7 Views 20,121 ElemPre-Int
Find and Correct Mistakes (A Recount Text)

Find and Correct Mistakes (A Recount Text)

• » Correcting Mistakes
This find-the-mistake worksheet is intended for advanced students who are eager to better their proofreading skills. It covers common mistakes students often make when writing an essay. This recou ...
19 Views 44,612 Adv
Believe It or Not

Believe It or Not

• » Correcting Mistakes
A series of incredible facts from 'Ripley's Believe It or Not' series have been divided into phrases and chunks, which students must organize in order to form coherent, grammatically correct sente ...
9 Views 16,123 Pre-IntIntAdv
First Steps in English

First Steps in English

•Correcting Mistakes,
This worksheet helps a student in his first steps in English. He can practice the basic abc order and he can practice a very simple writing of a correct word order in a sentence structure.You can ...
4 Views 12,421 BegElem
JC's Common Errors Bankrupt

JC's Common Errors Bankrupt

•Correcting Mistakes,
Tired of basic mistakes produced by my "advanced" students, I decided to take advantage of Busy Teacher's "warmer of the day: Bankrupt". I was hoping that turning these mistakes into a competition ...
6 Views 11,593 IntAdv
Song Worksheet: Gone Gone Gone by Phillip Phillips

Song Worksheet: Gone Gone Gone by Phillip Phillips

I've prepared this song for mi pre-Cambridge students, i.e, advanced level but it can also be used with other levels. It's a nice song that they can listen while practising  wordformation, fi ...
6 Views 13,554 IntAdv
Editing an Essay

Editing an Essay

• » Correcting Mistakes
How to edit an essay. Including practical tips for review. How to revise the content, structure and layout of the essay. How to proofread an essay. The importance of citing sources. This is for b ...
8 Views 11,585 ElemPre-IntInt

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