Articles on Teaching English (Page 1)

How to teach the zero article New

Category: Teaching English Topic: Articles
Teaching tips and classroom activities for no article before nouns, including zero article games.

How to teach indefinite articles

Category: Teaching English Topic: Articles
How to present and practise a and an, including indefinite article games

How to teach used to, be used to and get used to

Category: Teaching English Topic: General
How to contrast the past verb and adjective meanings of "used to", including used to, be used to and get used to games/ practice activities.

How to teach be used to and get used to

Category: Teaching English Topic: Verbs and Tenses
How to present and practise be and get used to for easy and difficult things to be accustomed to, including common student errors/ confusions and be/ get used to games.

How to teach silent letters to EFL learners

Category: Teaching English Topic: Spelling and Punctuation
Teaching tips and classroom activities for letters which are written but not pronounced in listen, island, knife, etc

How to teach English greetings

Category: Teaching English Topic: Functions & Text
Teaching tips, games and songs for teaching different ways to say hello and goodbye

How to teach question formation

Category: Teaching English Topic: Questions
Tips on presenting and practising making questions in English, including wh- questions, yes/ no questions, subject questions and indirect questions/ embedded questions

How to teach verb plus gerund and infinitive

Category: Teaching English Topic: Gerunds and Infinitives
Verb plus -ing and infinitive with to presentation and practice tips, including gerund or infinitive games

How to teach conversational reactions

Category: Teaching English Topic: Functions & Text
Teaching students how to react with sympathy, shock, interest, etc, including conversational reactions games.

How to teach reporting verbs

Category: Teaching English Topic: Verbs and Tenses
How to teach the meaning and grammar of verbs for reporting what other people said, including reporting verb games

How to teach starting and ending conversations in English

Category: Teaching English Topic: General
Teaching tips and classroom activities for the tricky beginnings and endings of conversations.

How to teach the imperative

Category: Teaching English Topic: Articles
Teaching tips and classroom activities for imperatives for offers, emailing, telephoning, presentations, instructions, commands/ orders (and not requests!)

How to teach subject questions

Category: Teaching English Topic: Questions
Teaching tips and classroom activities for wh word + main verb questions, including subject question games.

How to teach Social English

Category: Teaching English Topic: General
Teaching tips and classroom activities for the language needed to meet people, socialise, and smoothly start and finish conversations.

How to teach indirect questions

Category: Teaching English Topic: Questions
Embedded questions games and teaching tips

How to teach restaurant language

Category: Teaching English Topic: Vocabulary
A guide to teaching language for hosts, guests and staff in restaurants.

How to teach positive and negative connotations

Category: Teaching English Topic: Collocation
Teaching tips for presenting and practicing positive and negative words and expressions

How to teach advice, recommendations and suggestions

Category: Teaching English Topic: Functions & Text
Teaching tips, games and other classroom activities for "should", "If I were you", "I would suggest", etc.

How to teach making and responding to invitations

Category: Teaching English Topic: Functions & Text
Teaching tips and classroom activities for making, accepting and politely rejecting invitations.

How to teach small talk

Category: Teaching English Topic: Discourse
Teaching tips and classroom activities for the difficult skills of smoothly chatting when meeting people, starting phone calls, ending meetings, etc.

How to teach small talk questions with how

Category: Teaching English Topic: General
Teaching how to ask, respond to and extend conversations with "How are you?", "How was your weekend?" etc.

How to use body language and gestures in EFL classes

Category: Teaching English Topic: General
An overview of gestures and other body language in English classes, including games and other teaching activities

How to teach international body language and gestures

Category: Teaching English Topic: General
A guide to presenting and practising variations in body language and gestures around the world

Aptis Speaking Part One- Preparation Tips

Category: Teaching English Topic: Exam Traps and Tricks
How to prepare for and teach Aptis Speaking Part One personal questions

Teaching pronunciation through body language and gestures

Category: Teaching English Topic: Phonetics
How teachers and students can use their bodies to make English sounds easier to pronounce and remember.