Class Plan

Lists and Examples of Adverbs

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A very long list of adverbs, not all of which end in -ly.  A list of adverbs, plus definitions and examples of how to use different types of adverbs in a sentence. 1. What is an adverb? An adverb refers to any element in a sentence used to modify a verb, adjective, another adverb, or […]

Activity

Class Activities Using Much and Many

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Using much and many is very confusing.  Many Americans are confused too!  We will learn how and when to use each word correctly. Grammar Things can be counted. We call them Countable Nouns. Examples: students, books, pencils, dogs, flowers, kites, bananas, cars, apples, teachers, and etc. Things cannot be counted. We call them Uncountable Nouns. […]

Class Plan

Class Activities for Any and Some

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Using some and any can be confusing!  It is not difficult to learn how and when to use them.  The rules are simple, see below.  It just takes practice to use some and any correctly. Grammar Things can be counted. We call them Countable Nouns. Examples: students, books, pencils, dogs, flowers, kites, bananas, cars, apples, teachers, […]

Grammar

Parts of Sentences Rhyme

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An easy way to learn or remember parts of speech.  You say it like a poem.  Practice until you know it by heart. Three little words you often see Are ARTICLES: a, an, and the.A NOUN‘s the name of anything, As: school or garden, toy, or swing. A PRONOUN replaces any noun:  he, she, it, […]

Grammar

30 Most Popular Verbs to Learn

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These are the verbs that are used the most in English.  Each verb is a link to full conjugation and use. Most popular Verbs you should know go remember be eat have run see do can read play write think get say buy take speak come work know lie ride sing sleep study talk make […]

Grammar

Emphatic and reflexive pronouns

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Read the following sentences and state whether the pronouns are emphatic or reflexive. Who painted this portrait? I did it myself. I myself went to the post office to post the letter. The captain himself led the attack. We did it ourselves. Don’t touch that wire. You will hurt yourself. I will give myself five […]