Tenses worksheet

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate verb form. 1. By next Christmas we …………………… here for eight years. a) will be b) will have… Continue reading Source: Grammar Update

Class 16 September, 2015

We started off in an unplanned direction.  I found out the yesterday was Mexico Indepence Day.  So I had the students look up info online about their country’s independence day dates.  History and reference practice. When is independence day? What is the year of indepence? Was there a war? Who fought in the war? From […]

Class 29july, ,2015

Last week we went out to celebrate J’s birthday.  It was blazing hot, just like today. Quote Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors where three were walls. – Joseph Campbell  We discussed what bliss is – “the highest happiness” We discussed what the quotes means.  I did ask and lead, but I […]

Class prep 8july, 2015

Reading Introduce students to Voice of America  “Listen and Read Along News” http://toni-esl.com/read/easier-global-news/voa-read-along-news/   Grammar Future:  will vs. will be   1). Review: Base form of verb = not conjugated Action verbs Nouns Adjectives   2). [ Future with “will” and “will be” | Quiz | Practice Your English   http://toni-esl.com/quiz/future-with-will-and-will-be/    From my post:  “Future […]

Class 15 June, 2015

Today there were 2 of us in class.  One student, S, was taking the placement exam.  Y and I  reviewed last week’s work with possessive pronouns and determiners.  Wen went through several verbal exercises together. See last week’s post. I created online exercises for this as well. Post link here.   FORGOT PLURAL POSSESSIVE – s’ […]

Class 8june, 2015

Today was bright, sunny, and a bit hot.  It was not bad for June in Texas.  We talked for a moment about the weather.  I asked them to describe it and say whether or not they liked it. Grammar  Pronouns take the place of nouns in different ways. Pronouns are used instead of some nouns […]

Class 1 June, 2015

Finally!  A bright sunny day in Texas.



To have 

  • means to possess
  • this is used with nouns.  
  • to have something.  There must be a thing.
  • Examples:  I have 3 children.  I don’t have children. He has a new car.  

To have to

  • means must do, obligated   
  • this is used with verbs.  
  • to do something.  There must be another verb.
  • Examples: I have to work.  I don’t have to work.  They have to go.

To like

  • means something that you think is good, it makes you happy.
  • must be used with a noun.
  • to like something
  • Examples: I like ice cream.  I don’t like ice cream.

To like to

  • means something you like to do
  • must be used with another verb
  • to like to do something
  • Examples: I like to read.  I don’t like to read.

Computer Lab

“Very Hot Weather in India”

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