In the first part I have explained you what vocabulary you should study and how you should do it. The next logical step is “learning grammar”. You know vocabulary and you want to create sentences and communicate with others; that’s why you need grammar.
Definitely, grammar is not the most important thing in the world but without using good grammar your English will sound bad and probably nobody will understand what you want to communicate. The question is: “How to learn grammar?” ( … read the full article)
In another article (that can be seen at http://eslvietnamzone.com/learning-english/) I wrote very generally about this topic. Now I am going to tell you what to learn and how to learn in details. The automate goal of each learner is to be able to read, listen, speak and write English. What do you need for that? You need: motivation, a good starting point, be familiar with the sound of English and learn vocabulary as I have described in this article. This guide tells you everything you have to know to study vocabulary well. It is a step by step guide that shows you what vocabulary to study and how to study more effective this vocabulary. ( … read the full article)
I have been teaching English for a kindergarten since 2010. My students are 3 to 6 years old and I have to teach them a lot of vocabulary. Besides vocabulary they have to be able to answer to simple questions such as: “What animal do you like?”, “What do you want to be when you grow up?”, “What’s your favorite food?”, etc. The best way to teach vocabulary is using cards.
I have created sets of cards according to the kindergarten requirements and I offer them for download for those who use cards in their classroom. I have divided the cards into the following categories: animals, Christmas, clothing, family, feelings, food (and drinks), fruits, funny pictures, jobs (and occupations), nature, opposites, shapes, sports (and actions), things (things in a house), things for school, transportation, vegetables. In total, there are 369 cards, all of them on white background. ( … read the full article)
New school year is starting very soon and I was thinking about my previous year. I am quite happy with what I accomplished but there could be better. Always before the new school year I make plans for the next one and I try to be a better teacher, not only for my students but also for my future as a teacher. I put together a list of 18 things that I should and I shouldn’t DO.
1. Be tough at the beginning
You don’t have to be a monster in order to be tough, but you should show to your students that you are serious about teaching them English. Young learners are masters of ( … read the full article)
A graphical representation of verb tenses is always useful for any learner of English. I have tried to create graphics for each tense use in English and I tried to keep it as simple as possible. Below you have the graphics!
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