Complete the following sentences using for and since. 1. I have been waiting for the guests …………….. morning. a) since b) for 2. He has… Continue reading Source: Grammar Update
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
Combine the following sentences using an infinitive. 1. Napoleon was one of the greatest generals who ever lived. He is universally acknowledged to be so.… Continue reading Source: Grammar Update
Sentences are given in direct speech. Change them into indirect speech. 1. The teacher said to the boys, ‘Have you done your homework?’ 2. The… Continue reading Source: Grammar Update
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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’ […]
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 […]
Finally! A bright sunny day in Texas.
- 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.
- 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.
“Very Hot Weather in India”
- Read and listen to the news story
- Take the quiz
Story and video from News in Levels
- One answer is incorrect
- Need Retake button
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