What’s the difference between a tense and an aspect in English, and what are the different tenses and aspects?
This is a one hour lesson suitable for intermediate level learners. It uses a listening text to set the context for eliciting the target language.
Use this activity at elementary level upwards, either as a warmer or as a practice activity for forming yes/no questions, reported questions or narrative tenses.
Here’s an intermediate level Bond-based lesson plan using scenes from Casino Royale, focusing on ‘so that…’ and ‘infinitives of purpose’.
A list of some of the more common irregular verbs in English.
Should we be teaching grammar implicitly, in context and communicatively, or explicitly, with rules-based grammar lessons? Or is a combination of the two the most effective way?
Grammar rules & explanations
Be Used To
Comparatives / Superlatives
Demonstrative pronoun or determiner?
Few and Little
Get Used To
Have and Have Got
Lend and Borrow
Nouns - concrete, abstract, proper and common
Present Perfect Continuous
Present Perfect Simple
Say and Tell
Small and Little
Too and Enough
Will and Going to