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This milkshake's tastier than all the other drinks in the world. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Make sure you encourage students to use a mix of both countable and uncountable nouns.

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Both have a negative connotation that suggests a very small, perhaps insufficient, number or quantity. Ask students to wrrite a list of ingredients for a dish they know pizza but leave out the quantities. Stick up the food cards in the middle column to make a separate list. Have you got any money on you?

In d irect o b jects T he indirect object of a sentence is a person or thing that the action of the verb is done for or given to - but not the person or thing. Usain and Ichi are both fast - but Usain is the fastest. The park is in front of the cinema.

In this way, students will have to balance the hope of getting lots of points for a long sequence of adjectives with the risk of losing it all if the order is incorrect. It often comes directly after the verb. All adjectives with three or more syllables are this type. Crazy records For imaginative classes, show students a book of records listing longest, tallest, fastest etc.

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That said, I am glad I have Scrivener to turn to when I am struggling with my lesson plan. Students mingle and meet up in pairs. There are a few green aliens. Did she give you some money? Hand out cards with sentences for students to mime for each other to guess.

Students should not see what others contribute. Is the new classroom good? If the noun itself is a negative concept eg difficulties, headaches, obstacles, disputes, complaints, problems etc, having few of them may be good.

The toy Does it matter which one I give it? Shampoo is the most expensive. There was a chicken in the bucket. The bus left ten minutes too early and I missed it. Introduction H ow m ig h t th is exam p le b e u sed in class?

When they have made the image, ask others if it is a good illustration or not - and if useful, get others to change it. Elicit the phrase a bottle of cheese and ask the class if they think it is a good combination or not. Boasting party Students imagine that they are at a party of very rich people. In most cases, the sentence has a negative meaning.

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Solid theory and related activities. Two Does she have more than two? This is a great introductory book for English language teachers.

The man I met at the cafe is going to phone me tonight. The fish tasted just as good as it looked.

The learning is often in the struggle. That being said, this book guides you with complete honesty towards learning teaching. Some of the ideas might be challenged by more experienced teachers, hp programs but it is a great way to start asking some questions and to familiarise with some key aspects of language learning. An even simpler teaching and checking activity is to ask questions to see if students can distinguish between nouns that can be counted and those which can't. There are three books that are often cited as excellent introductions to the methodology of teaching English as a second language.

Eliciting can help to reduce the amount of unnecessary teacher talk in class. It may be best to focus on traditional pen and paper exercises, finding the correct pronoun to fill in the gap in a sentence.

Students start sentences for their partner to complete. Get students to ask questions like yours. But doubtless, I'll be coming to it again and again.

Sentence a is very pessimistic. Of course, you can never tell the truth in a job interview, but you can sometimes tell it on the Internet. We can modify the comparison with quite, almost, about, nearly etc to say that things are a similar but not quite identical or b not quite an extreme. It was the worst storm in nearly a century. We use each other or one another to say that each person does something to the other or others.

The book covers pretty all aspects of teaching, from the use of course books, planning a syllabus, getting meaning across, restricted practice and more. Jim Scrivener's approach is not just theoretical - the book is packed with practical and useable activities. Scrivener has mapped out every process you could want to explore in your teaching practice, and he grades his language for teachers entering this profession succinctly.

This may help to involve students in a lesson, as they will be doing more than simply listening to you speaking. Did he see as many policemen as he expected? My, your, his, her, its, our, their come before a noun phrase. They also allow for different perspectives, since each student in the room will see things slightly differently.

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