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EnglishLearner.com

EnglishLearner.com

This site provides resources for teachers, from lesson plans to writing, speaking and warm-up activities. Interactive practice for learners of English is also available, including tests, quizzes, crosswords, a mailing list and more.

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Kathleen Flatley
Kathleen Flatley (Faculty)
18 years ago
I found the activities here very useful, especially the "Warmer" using the
question "What was the first thing you did today?" My class of high-beginner,
low-intermediate students enjoyed personalizing the responses. They at first
guessed at some of the past tenses of irregular verbs, and looked them up when
necessary. What started out as a warmup activity turned into a grammar lesson on
the past tense, and later, the future. The students got involved in the lesson
and enjoyed it more because it had relevance in their lives. Later, we used a
variation on the question to study the present continuous tense: It is 3 p.m.
and I am (driving my children home).