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Idioms and Expressions with All
Idioms and expressions using 'all' including a definition and example sentences for English learners and ESL classes.

Idioms and Expressions with Game
Idioms and expressions using 'game' including a definition and example sentences for English learners and ESL classes.

Preposition Review - ESL Lesson Plan
This ESL lesson for intermediate level learners focuses on helping students review and expand their knowledge and correct use of prepositions.

Learn the difference between Confusing Verb Pairs
Learn the difference between commonly confused verb pairs in English for English language learners and ESL EFL classes.

Differences Between Go and Get
Learn the difference between commonly confused verb pairs in English for English language learners and ESL EFL classes.

Differences Between Bring, Take and Fetch
Learn the difference between commonly confused verb pairs in English for English language learners and ESL EFL classes.

Differences Between See and Watch
Learn the difference between commonly confused verb pairs in English for English language learners and ESL EFL classes.

Differences Between Listen and Hear
Learn the difference between commonly confused verb pairs in English for English language learners and ESL EFL classes.

Differences Between Lend and Borrow
Learn the difference between commonly confused verb pairs in English for English language learners and ESL EFL classes.

Changing Careers - Idioms in Context
Learn fifteen new idioms and expressions in English with this short story giving advice on changing careers. Each idiom is defined and there's a quiz.

Can / Be Able To
The forms 'can' and 'be able to' are used to speak about abilities and possibilities to do something in English.

Interview with a Dancer - Listening Comprehension
Here is an advanced level listening comprehension focusing on an interview with a famous ballet dancer.

Vocabulary Word Groups - Celebrations - ESL Lessons
ESL EFL English Vocabulary Word Group - Celebrations - words concerning and relating to Celebrations

[R] Halloween Special Reading Comprehension- The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe
A special collection of materials for Halloween including a reading comprehension for Halloween - the Raven by Edgar Allan Poe - vocabulary guide to difficult words and follow up comprehension quiz

Absolute Beginner English Personal Information
Course Outline and Objectives for ESL Beginning Students to Establish Basic Communication Language Functions in English Personal Information

Grammar Chants - First - Real Conditional
This grammar chant focuses on the first conditional. The grammar chant is present with grammar explanations and additional activities.

A Job Opportunity Listening Comprehension Quiz
Listening quiz with two women discussing a job opportunity for one of their friends with follow-up comprehension quiz for ESL classes and practice.

Job Likes and Dislikes Listening Comprehension Quiz
Listening quiz on a man discussing what he likes and dislikes about his job with follow-up comprehension quiz for ESL classes and practice.

Local News Listening Comprehension Quiz
Listening quiz on a man reading the evening news with follow-up comprehension quiz for ESL classes and practice.

Improve English Fluency by Learning from Mistakes
Here are some suggestions on how to Improve your fluency in English by making plenty of mistakes and paying attention to your partner's responses.

Describing a Friend
Dialogue for Intermediate Level English ESL EFL Learners and Classes - Describing a Friend - Uses of like

Christmas Traditions Explained for ESL Class
Reading comprehension based on an explanation of Christmas traditions and history for intermediate level ESL class.

Classic Christmas Carols and Songs for the ESL Classroom
Classic Christmas Carols and Songs for the ESL Classroom including definitions of difficult vocabulary to get your students singing.

'Twas The Night Before Christmas for ESL


Getting Fit - Dialogue and Reading
Here is a reading and dialogue about getting fit in English to help learners acquire vocabulary related to doing exercise and getting in shape.

Creating a Newscast ESL Lesson
ESL lesson that asks students to create a newscast to learn and practice media related vocabulary in a fun and engaging way.

Media Vocabulary for English Learners
Vocabulary list for English learners focusing on media including printed, television, and online. Follow-up quiz with answers provided.

Printable English Level Test for Business
Printable business English level test for use in English for specific purposes classes.

English as 2nd Language
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Vocabulary Word Groups - The Mind
English vocabulary about the mind and mental processes including verbs, nouns, adjectives as well as example sentences for context.

Vocabulary Word Groups - The Senses
English vocabulary words concerning and relating to senses including verbs, nouns, adjectives as well as example sentences for context.

Future Tenses - Future Forms
Quick review of future forms and tenses used for talking about the future in English.

Learn 15 of the most common buzzwords relating to the internet
Learn 15 of the most important internet buzzwords to used in advertising and marketing online with these definitions and example sentences.

English Pronunciation Exercises - U Sounding Vowels
Minimal pair exercises with 'u' sounding vowels students practice words with small changes in sound beginning with the same consonant.

Test Your Understanding: Auxiliary Verb Quiz for ESL Students
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Auxiliary Verb Usage: ESL Grammar Review
Knowing correct auxiliary verb usage is key to tense usage. Every tense takes an auxiliary form of the verb. This guide to auxiliary verb provides an overview and quiz of auxiliary verb usage in English.

Auxiliary Verb Quiz Answer Sheet
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Adverbios de Frecuencia
Lecciones Esenciales de Inglés para Principiantes. Esta lección se enfoca en el Adverbios de Frecuencia e incluye una breve prueba para evaluar su comprensión.

Modal Verbs Quiz with Answer Explanations
Quiz on the basics of modal verbs with follow-up answers and explanation of basic modal verb concepts for English learners.

Modal Verb Basics - Explanation
Guide to the basics of modal verbs with explanations and example sentences in categories to help you understand modal verbs in context.

English Listening Exercises - A Job Opportunity
English language listening comprehension quiz concerning a new job opportunity along with a transcript of the dialogue.

Learning English Idioms
This is a helpful article on learning English idioms by Mike Shelby which offers suggestions on ways of practicing idioms, as well as English idiom dictionaries.

Answer Sheet for Do, Play Go Quiz
Answer sheet to English vocabulary quiz focusing on do, play and go for intermediate English learners. Page 2.

Do, Play, or Go - Practice on Verbs to Use with Sports
When talking about sports we use the verbs do, play and go depending on the type of sport, try this quiz to see if you know when to use do, play or go

Answers for Types of Sporting Equipment Quiz for English Learners
Answers for a quiz focusing on different types of sporting equipment used with matching sports for English language learners. Page 4.

Sports Collocations - Types of Equipment
We use many different types of equipment to play various sports - decide which type of equipment is used to play which sport. Page 3.

Reported Speech and Correct Grammar Tense Quiz
Intermediate level English practice on direct and indirect or reported speech for ESL EFL students and classes.

Strategies for How to Improve English Listening Skills
Improve you listening skills with RealAudio and these listening strategies

Listening Skills Tips for ESL Learners
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Answers to Looking for a Pen Pal Comprehension
Answers to a reading comprehension quiz on a short exercise entitled Looking for a Pen Pal for English learners. Page 2.

Quiz on Reading Comprehension
Reading Comprehension for Lower Intermediate Level Learners and Classes focusing on looking for a pen pal.

Beginning Level Basic Communicative Skills
Rubric to the four basic levels of English comprehension and competence for use in class to help place students at the right level.

Lower Intermediate ESL Level Communicative Skills Rubric
Lower intermediate level ESL communicative skills rubrics for speaking, writing, reading and listening provides a guideline for appropriate expectations for these learners. Page 2.

Upper Intermediate ESL Rubric for Communicative Skills
Communicative skills expectations and description for upper intermediate level English learners in ESL classes. Page 3.

Advanced Level Rubric for ESL Learners
Advanced level English learners rubric describing communicative capabilities of advanced level English learners. Page 4.

Using Adverb Clauses with Time Expressions
Grammar guide to using adverb clauses in English for ESL EFL TEFL or ESOL classes and learners.

Using Adverb Clauses With Time Expressions - ESL
These type of clauses show an unexpected or non self-evident result based on the dependent clause. Example: He bought the car even though it was expensive. Page 2.

English Adverb Clauses Expressing Conditions
Grammar guide to using adverb clauses to express conditions in English for ESL EFL TEFL or ESOL learners or classes. Page 3.

Adverb Clauses: How to Use Them to Express Conditions
Grammar guide to using adverb clauses to show cause and effect in English for ESL EFL TEFL or ESOL learners and classes. Page 4.

Present Perfect Exercises
Use these present perfect exercises to practice on your own or print them out for use in class. Answers provided for both exercises.

Inglés básico - 'Present Simple' o 'Present Continuous'
Lecciones Esenciales de Inglés para Principiantes. Esta lección se enfoca en el Presente Simple o Presente Continuo e incluye una breve prueba para evaluar su comprensión.

Past Tense Regular Verb Pronunciation Guide
Past Tense Regular Verb Pronunciation exhaustive list for beginning level ESL English learners.

Voiced D for the Past Simple
List of regular verbs taking a voiced D in the past tense and past participle form for English learners. Page 2.

Pronounced Ed in Past Simple
List of verbs pronouncing the final ed in the past simple and past participle form for English learners. Page 3.

English Gerund Introduction - Examples and Prepositions
Guide to use of the English gerund including which verbs combine with gerunds, adjective combinations with gerunds and phrasal verbs with gerunds.

English Gerunds Verb Combinations
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Adjective Combinations and English Gerunds
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Phrasal Verbs with English Gerunds
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Costs in Running a Business - English Vocabulary Exercise Quizzes
Advanced Business English financial vocabulary exercises focusing company costs and bookkeeping terms.

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English Listening Exercises - A Police Enquiry
Lower-intermediate to Intermediate level multiple choice listening comprehension quiz concerning a policeman who is asking questions about a robbery

Life of the Party - Idiom Story
The Life of the Party is a story about a man who gossiped a little to much. You'll learn a number of idioms in context using the definitions provided.

ESL Lesson: Evaluating Situations
ESL lesson plan focusing on evaluating situations to help students practice a wide range of forms such as the comparative, modal and conditional.

Personal Pronouns - Possessive Adjectives, Pronouns and Reflexive Forms review quiz
Quiz on personal pronouns, possessive adjectives, possessive pronouns and reflexive forms which provides a chart and examples of each form.

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Use of Time Expressions
English lesson plan aimed at understanding time expressions and their connection to tense usage in English.

Young Learner's English Fingerplay Songs
Young Learner's English fingerplay songs Resource for basic songs to help children learn English.

Present Continuous Tense for English Beginners
Present Continuous tense explained with multiple examples and follow-up quiz for beginning English learners.

Teaching ESL - Reading
Top choices of books for teaching English reading skills to English as a Second or Foreign Language classes. These books can be used to develop activities, complement class exercises or give students extra reading skills practice at home.

Children's English Learning Fun
Fun products to help children learn English recommended by About.com's guide to English as a Second Language

Cambridge Reading Proficiency Exams
Optional set texts reading materials listed by Cambridge exams for taking the First Certificate FCE, or the Proficiency CPE exams

Top English Learning Picks - Resource Books for American Idioms
Guide overview to resource books for learning American idioms, slang, and common phrases

Top 4 English Teaching Materials for Children
Guide overview to buying Teacher Resource Books for K - 12 ESL Learners

TOEFL Study Materials
Buying guide to TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) study and preparation materials

Teaching ESL - Vocabulary
Top choices of books for teaching English vocabulary to English as a Second or Foreign Language classes. These books can be used to develop activities, complement class exercises or give students extra vocabulary practice at home.

American English Pronunciation Books and Cassettes
Guide overview to buying American English pronunciation books and cassettes

Essential Learning Resources for Beginning Level English Learners
Recommendations for every beginning level American English or British English learner including course book, grammar books, exercise book, dictionary and vocabulary building resources.

Five Teacher Resource Books for ESL Adult Learners
Guide overview to buying Teacher Resource Books for ESL Adult Learners

Teaching ESL - Writing
Top choices of books for teaching English writing to English as a Second or Foreign Language classes. These books can be used to develop activities, complement class exercises or give students extra writing practice at home.

Top Eight Advanced Level English Learner Resources
Recommendations for every advanced level American English or British English learner including course book, grammar books, exercise book, dictionary and vocabulary building resources.

Top 5 First Certificate Exam Preparation Materials
a buying guide to First Certificate Exam preparation materials by your About guide to English as a second language

Business English for ESL Learners
Top business English books for English as special purposes learners and teachers. These books can help you improve your English for specific business situations.

English Grammar Workbooks for ESL EFL Learners
Recommendations of the Top Grammar workbooks for English as a Second Language Students and teachers

English Learner Dictionaries for ESL Learners & Classes
Top Recommendations for English Learner Dictionaries for English as a Second Language Learners and Classes

Four Vocabulary Building Books for ESL Students
A guide to top vocabulary building books to help you improve and expand your English vocabulary skills.

English Listening Quiz - Survey Information
Beginner level listening comprehension of a man answering some survey questions, including transcript.

English Listening Exercises - Trip to London
Lower-Intermediate ESL English EFL level listening comprehension about a man's trip to London

Phrases Used when Drinking in English - Phrases Used for Drinking in English
Guide to common phrases and expressions used when drinking in English for English learners and classes.

Dental English - Dialogue - Dental Receptionist
Dialogue between a dental receptionist and a patient to practice speaking English at a dentist's office for English learners and students.

On the Telephone - Practice English with Dialogues
Practice dialogue focusing on speaking on the telephone for English learners to practice and improve telephoning skills.

Beginning Level Listening Quiz - Making a Dinner Reservation
Beginning level English listening comprehension about making a dinner reservation with suggested vocabulary for making reservations

Reporting Verbs for Advanced Level ESL Learners and Classes
A reference guide to various reporting verb forms

Reporting Verbs for Advanced Level ESL Learners and Classes
A reference guide to various reporting verb forms

When to Use Make or Do - ESL Classes and Learning
Guide to using the two common verbs make and do for ESL classes and learners.

Cover Letter Example
Example letter and guide to writing cover letters for job interviews to be included with the resume or CV ESL EFL ASP Business English Classes

Expressing Numbers in English
Guide to expressing numbers in English for ESL classes giving detailed explanation about vocabulary use with numbers in both British and American English.

How to Offer Things in English as a Second Language
Guide to common phrases used to make offers in English for English learners and classes.

How to Use Adverbs - Grammar Examples
Using adverbs in English can be different if they are adverbs of time, place, manner or frequency. Learn the rules with these examples.

Sentence Type Basics for English Learners
Sentence types in English include declarative, imperative, interrogative, and exclamatory, simple, compound, complex, and compound-complex sentences.

Making Invitations Tutorial for English Learners
Making invitations in English needs the right phrase. Here are suggestions for both formal and informal invitations, as well as accepting invitations.

Expressing Sympathy (Phrases for ESL Learners)
Guide to common phrases used to express sympathy in English for a variety of situations, as well as for writing short sympathy notes.

Future Forms for English Learners
Review of future forms used in English including the simple future (will), future continuous, future perfect, and future perfect continuous.

How To Improve Your English
This guide on how to improve your English provides specific suggestions to making a plan for improving your English with specific goals in mind.

Writing Cause and Effect Essays and Paragraphs
Here is a short guide to writing cause and effect essays and para graphs prepared especially for English language learners.

Understanding Infinitive Use in English
Infinitives can function as subject, object of a verb, adjective or adverb. Learn how to use infinitives as more than just a verb.

Reading Comprehension Exercise: Dating Service - Match the Mates
Practice your English with this reading comprehension exercise concerning a dating service. Match the various people looking for partners and compare answers.

Phrasal Verbs for English Learners - H
Important phrasal verbs in English starting with the letter H. Includes examples and whether the phrasal verb is separable / inseparable, transitive / intransitive.

Phrasal Verbs for English Learners - D
Important phrasal verbs in English starting with the letter D. Includes examples and whether the phrasal verb is separable / inseparable, transitive / intransitive.

How to Use Do and Make
A guide and quiz to the verbs do and make discussing rules and exceptions for English language learners.

Comparative and Superlatives for Beginners
An explanation and overview of the use of the comparative and superlative forms for beginning level ESL EFL English students

10 Idioms with Eat
Here are 10 idioms with the verb 'eat' for English language learners. Definitions and example sentences are provided, as well as follow up exercises.

10 Idioms with Draw
Here are ten idioms with the verb 'draw' in English. Learn idioms through definitions, examples and follow-up quiz and discussion.

Countries, Nationalities and Languages in English
Guide to Countries Nationalities and Languages around the world for lower level English classes with pronunciation sound file.

Countable and Uncountable Nouns for Beginners
A guide to the basics of countable and uncountable nouns in English including a discussion of commonly confused uncountable nouns.

Social Greetings in English (For ESL Students)
Learn how to greet people in English and the differences between saying hello and saying goodbye. Practice with a few role plays.

Word Pronunciation - Hard and Soft C and G Sounds
ESL word pronunciation help focusing on hard and soft c and g sounds.

How to Ask for Something in English
Learn the best phrases to use when asking for things in English including direct forms and polite forms.

How To Tell Time in English
Learn how to telling the time in English with an introduction, explanation and follow-up quiz

Countable and Uncountable Nouns
An introduction to countable and uncountable nouns and the use of determiners such as much and many.

Eight Common Word Syllable Stress Patterns in English
This page introduces the eight most common word syllable stress patterns in English with listening examples.

Active Voice to Passive Voice Quiz
Practice changing active voice sentences into the passive voice for with this English learning quiz for intermediate level learners.

How to Write a Business Report for English Learners
Examples and discussion of how to write a business report for English language learners including an example business plan to use as a template.

How to Write a Business Memo
Examples and discussion of how to write a business memo in English that will be shared with a number of people in the office. Page 2.

How to Write a Business Email
Examples and discussion of how to write a business email in English so that you will make a professional impression on your business partners. Page 3.

Portrait of a Con Man - Idioms in Context
Learn fifteen idioms and expressions in this portrait of a con man. Practice the new expressions with a follow-up quiz.

Tom's Transformation - Idioms in Context Story
Learn fifteen new idiomatic and slang expressions by reading this short story about Tom's transformation. Practice with a follow-up quiz.

Things that Go Wrong or Right - ESL Lesson Plan
Here's a lesson that helps students acquire vocabulary to speak about things that go right or wrong. The lesson for upper level ESL classes.

Possessive Forms in English
Learn a variety of possessive forms in English besides the possessive noun followed by S. Explanation of when to use 'of' to show possession in English.

English Listening Exercises - Lower to Intermediate Level Listening Quiz
Lower to intermediate level listening comprehension concerning a man who is calling to enquire about renting a house

Job Likes and Dislikes Listening Quiz
Upper intermediate level listening comprehension concerning professional likes and dislikes

How Much does it Cost - Listening Quiz
Lower-intermediate to intermediate level English listening comprehension focusing on the price of various items.

Taking a Survey Quiz
Beginning level English listening comprehension quiz focusing on a woman taking a survey concerning her basic personal details.

English Listening Exercises - Lower to Intermediate Level Listening Quiz
Intermediate level listening comprehension about John's holiday experiences

Customer Request Listening Quiz
Customer request listening quiz for English learners focusing on a returned gift and exchange with drop down answers to check.

Job Likes and Dislikes English Listening Quiz
Upper intermediate level listening quiz concerning professional likes and dislikes

Practice Listening for Numbers
Beginner level listening comprehension focusing on listening for numbers.

English Listening Exercises - Intermediate Level Listening Quiz
Intermediate to Upper Intermediate level listening comprehension exercise with John and Sue discussing UFOs - Unidentified Flying Objects

Basic English Key Words List 4 - ESL EFL Learning Lists and Help for English Students and Classes
List 4 of basic English list including nouns - this list comprises 850 words which can help you speak English in a well-rounded manner.

English Online Course for Beginners - Unit 1 - Learning the Basics - Numbers, ABCs and the verb "To be"
Online Course for Beginning English Learners - Unit 1 Learning the Basics - numbers, ABCs and the verb 'to be'

English Online Course for Intermediate English Learners - Unit 1 - Reviewing Basic English and Learning Concepts
Online Course for Intermediate English Learners - Unit 1 Reviewing Basic English and Learning Concepts

'Twas the Night Before Christmas Quiz
Comprehension quiz on 'Twas the Night Before Christmas by Clement C. Moore for English language learners with follow-up answers.

Vocabulary Quizzes
Quiz Repository at esl.about.com covering a number of areas

Basic English Key Words List 2 - ESL EFL Learning Lists and Help for English Students and Classes
List 2 of basic English list including nouns - this list comprises 850 words which can help you speak English in a well-rounded manner.

Voice of America Dictionary for ESL Learners and Classes
Voice of America Broadcast Dictionary to help non-native English speakers understand broadcasts of the Voice of America

High ESL EFL Job Market Demand in US
Article focusing on the high ESL EFL Job Market Demand in US due to the lack of qualified ESL teachers

English Listening Exercises - Intermediate Level Listening Quiz - A Job Opportunity - 2
Intermediate to upper-intermediate level listening comprehension quiz concerning a new job opportunity

Prices Listening Quiz
Beginner level listening comprehension about prices

Listening Quiz on Making Plans
Beginning level listening comprehension quiz focusing on making plans for the evening.

Ordering Food in a Restaurant Listening Quiz
Beginner level listening comprehension concerning two people ordering food in a restaurant

English Beginner Listening Quiz - Telling the Time
Beginner level listening comprehension about telling the time

Business English Collocations
Business English collocations are words that go together to make the right impression in business situations - for business English students.

ESL Lesson - Travel Plans
Lesson plan for ESL / EFL classes focusing on creating travel plans for different types of vacations based on group preferences.

Comma Use in Relative Clauses for English Learners
Instruction and worksheet on how to use commas in relative clauses for English language learners including quiz answers.

A Reference and Introduction to Phonetic Symbols
A Reference and Introduction to Phonetic Symbols

Creating a Scene from a Book
This ESL lesson has students create dialogues based on books they are reading. It uses Bram Stoker's Dracula as an example.

Idioms and Expressions - Put
Idioms and expressions using the verb 'put' including a definition and example sentences for English learners and ESL classes.

ABCs Song - Sing Along Version
Sing The Alphabet (ABC) song including an example recording and a pronunciation guide to the ABCs for English learners in ESL and EFL classes.

Abbreviations and Acronyms for English Learners
A guide to the use of abbreviations and acronyms for English learners including common abbreviations and a discussion of the difference between abbreviations and acronyms.

Family Tree - Relative Vocabulary for ESL Learners
Vocabulary guide to family relationships based on a family tree including descriptions and examples for each family relationship.

Examples of Using Equivalent Forms for Writing
Here are sentences written in a number of different forms called equivalencies. The use of equivalencies will help English learners vary their writing.

Phrasal Verbs for English Learners - S
Important phrasal verbs in English starting with the letter S. Includes examples and whether the phrasal verb is separable / inseparable, transitive / intransitive.

I'll meet you at / in / on Friday - ESL Preposition Help
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Phrasal Verbs for English Learners - M
Important phrasal verbs in English starting with the letter M. Includes examples and whether the phrasal verb is separable / inseparable, transitive / intransitive.

Speaking English with Your Doctor or Patient
If you are in the medical profession, or if you live in an English speaking country, you'll need to communicate effectively and understand specific questions

Phrasal Verbs for English Learners - P
Important phrasal verbs in English starting with the letter P. Includes examples and whether the phrasal verb is separable / inseparable, transitive / intransitive.

Common Business Idioms Gap Fill
This business idiom gap fill quiz tests 20 of the most common business idioms in English. Check out your English speaking business savvy.

Phrasal Verbs for English Learners - G
Important phrasal verbs in English starting with the letter G. Includes examples and whether the phrasal verb is separable / inseparable, transitive / intransitive.

Phrasal Verbs for English Learners - C
Important phrasal verbs in English starting with the letter C. Includes examples and whether the phrasal verb is separable / inseparable, transitive / intransitive.

Slang, Jargon, Idiom or Proverb Explained for English Learners
The differences between slang, jargon, idioms and proverbs explained for English language learners, including a wide variety of examples and definitions.

Rising and Falling Intonation - Pronunciation
Guide to the use of rising and falling intonation with different types of punctuation and questions to improve your English pronunciation skills.

How to Use Gerunds in English
Learn how to use the gerund in English as the subject of the sentence, the object of a verb or preposition and as the subject compliment.

Interrupting in English
Learn how to interrupt politely in English, as well as respond to interruptions by either allowing or disallowing the interruption using these phrases.

Indefinite Personal Pronouns - One You They
Use of the indefinite pronouns one, you and they explained for English language learners. Discussion includes one as a formal, but antiquated type of English.

While or When I was Studying?
The choice between 'when' and 'while' with the past continuous tense can be confusing. In this case of the title,

Focus on the Prepositions On and In
English as 2nd Language.

Do you understand me? OR Are you understanding me?
... and the correct question is:

"Would You Like a Coffee?" vs. "Do You Like Coffee?"
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I've worked here last year OR I worked here last year?
English as 2nd Language.

She enjoys to play / playing tennis?
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ESL Essay Writing Rubric
English as 2nd Language.

Gonna, Wanna, Gotta
English as 2nd Language.

How much / many money does it cost?
The correct choice is: How much money does it cost? The noun money is an example of an uncountable, or non-count, noun. Many nouns such as liquids, materials,

Tense Tables - All 12 Tenses on One Page
The other day during class I wrote a table of the conjugation of four tenses in positive, negative and question forms on the board. The students enjoyed the

Should I Do Business or Make Business?
The choice between the verbs make and do can be confusing. In general, use make with something that you physically make, and do with activities. However, there

Rhetorical Questions for English Learners
Explanation of rhetorical questions for English language learners providing situations in which rhetorical questions are used to express the obvious.

Business Buzzwords for English Learners
Learn some of the most common buzzwords used in business English today. Each buzzword is defined and includes two example sentences for context.

Bingo Cards for Past Tense English Learning
Use these past forms bingo cards to play games in class encouraging students to practice and improve their knowledge of the English past and past participle.

Phrasal Verb Gap Fill Exercise
Two phrasal verb exercises including a gap fill and synonym matching exercise to help upper level students learn 15 new phrasal verbs.

Label Sentences with Parts of Speech - Beginner Lesson Plan
This beginning level lesson encourages students to label parts of speech in order to better understand structure and context.

Confusing Preposition Pairs
There are a number of confusing preposition pairs in English such as among - between, or like - as. Learn the differences between prepositions.

Encouraging Others
What should you say to encourage others in English. Here are helpful phrases and suggestions for how to help others succeed and give compliments.

Confusing Time Words
Time expressions such as when, while and during can be confused in English. Here are confusing time expressions to recognize the difference.

Types of Reduced Relative Clauses - Examples
How to use reduced relative clauses explained and examples provided taking you step by step through reducing relative clauses to a modified noun.

Comparing and Contrasting in English
Learn how to compare and contrast ideas, events and people in English by using the correct words, forms and phrases to express yourself.

Dysfunctional Family Gap Fill Activity
This gap fill quiz focuses on family problems and provides definitions for new English vocabulary presented in the quiz, as well a writing exercise.

Equivalency Chart
Use this equivalency chart to write the same idea using different forms. Equivalencies are used to vary writing structures for good writing style.

Agreeing in English
Agreeing in English can be as simple as saying

How to Teach English Using Newspapers
Ideas on how to use newspapers in ESL class to help with English teaching including exercises for reading, grammar, pronunciation and writing.

How to Pay Someone a Compliment in English
Learn how to compliment someone in English on their abilities, looks or things they have in both formal and informal situations.

An Unpleasant Colleague - Idioms in Context
An Unpleasant Colleague is a story about a man was not liked at work due to his success. Read this story to learn a number of idioms in context which are included with definitions at the end of the story.

Advice from a Content Grandfather - Learning Idioms through Reading for ESL
Advice from a Content Grandfather is a story about a man who has hit rock bottom and visits his grandfather for some advice. Read this story to learn a number of idioms in context which are included with definitions at the end of the story.

Understanding English Pronunciation
Correct English pronunciation includes not only knowing how to pronounce a word, but also understanding concepts that help with pronunciation

Creating Reading Lessons for English Learners
Reading lesson outline and ideas to teach reading skills to English learners beyond focusing just on comprehension activities.

Discussing Friendship Lesson for English Learners
Use this ESL lesson to encourage students to discuss friendship using quotes to get the conversation going. Lesson includes point by point plan.

Great Vacations Gap Fill Quiz
Test your knowledge of English vocabulary related to travel with this gap fill exercise including definitions of related terms.

Gonna and Wanna
Discussion of how gonna and wanna and other reductions are used in the pronunciation of American English for ESL students.

Asking for Information in English
Learn how to ask for information in English, as well as providing information with these common phrases and role play examples.

How to Use Dialogues in Class
Focus on how to use dialogues in the ESL classroom beyond just reading and understanding the text. These suggestions will help your students make the English learning experience more active.

Reviewing the Twelve Tenses as a Class
Use this lesson plan to provide a global review and exploration of all twelve tenses in English in upper level ESL EFL classes.

"Must" and "Have To" Modal Forms for ESL/EFL
Must and have to are very similar modal forms in English. This guide to the use of these forms also points out the differences between the negative mustn't and don't have to which are very different in meaning.

Complaining in English
Sometimes it's necessary to complain. Use these phrases and forms to complain in English about products and people.

The Economy is Tough - Idioms and Expressions Story
Learn idioms and expressions in context in this short story about the difficult economic times. Each idiom or expression is defined.

ESL: Worksheets for Creating Sentences
Sentences worksheets to help English learners generate correct sentences while learning important sentence structure.

ESL: Nonreversible Word Pairs, Examples
A List of English-language phrases whose order cannot be changed: Law and order can never be order and law. Other examples:bacon and eggs;bread and water.

English for the Food Service Industry
English for the food service industry introduction to essential English grammar for this profession.

English Skills for Information Technology
Overview of information technology jobs and requirements related to English usage for specific tasks in information technology jobs for computer specialists.

A Flea and a Fly - Practice the F Sound
Recording and text of A Flea and a Fly a tongue twister used to work on voiceless F pronunciation for English students.

Teaching ESL / EFL - A Beginner's Guide
An advice guide to non-English ESL EFL teachers who volunteer to teach English for charity, to friends, on a part time basis or as a hobby

So and Such - Differences in Grammar for ESL Learners
This guide to the differences between usage in so and such to provide reasons for doing something for English learners.

Practice for the IELTS Online
Guide to free IELTS practice materials online for English language learners. Page 2.

Commonly Confused Words - For ESL Students and Classes
This list of commonly confused words has been specifically developed for ESL learners and contains the most commonly confused words.

Basic English Conversations
Basic English conversations help beginning learners build basic English skills. Each conversation group includes a few short conversations introducing basic English phrases.

i-to-i Online TEFL Course - Review
The i-to-i Online TEFL Course is top notch and delivers everything a new teacher of EFL or ESL needs to know.

Using YouTube Videos in the ESL Classroom
YouTube offers authentic examples of everyday English used by everyday people. These videos are perfect for use in the ESL classroom.

Plural Nouns Forms
This plural noun forms guide lists the rules of regular and irregular plural noun spellings in distinct categories with examples to help English learners.

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Singular and Plural Forms - Regular and Irregular Forms
How to form the singular and plural in English including irregular forms such as women and children for Beginning learners

Visual Chart of Tenses for ESL learners and classes
Tenses chart for English language learners and classes. Each picture provides visual clues for all major tenses in English, as well as an example sentence to help illustrate. A quick conjugation and grammar explanation is also provided.

Visual Chart of Tenses for ESL learners and classes
Tenses chart for English language learners and classes. Each picture provides visual clues for all major tenses in English, as well as an example sentence to help illustrate. A quick conjugation and grammar explanation is also provided.

Future Continuous
Usage, examples and structure of the future continuous tense in English for ESL learners.

Past Perfect
Usage, examples and structure of the past perfect tense in English for ESL learners.

Past Perfect Continuous
Usage, examples and structure of the past perfect continuous tense in English for ESL learners.

Printable Present Perfect Worksheets
Printable present perfect worksheets for online and in-class use. These present perfect worksheets begin with a quick review of the present perfect and common time expressions used with the present perfect.

Answers to Worksheets on Present Perfect
Answers to worksheets focusing on present perfect for English language learners. Page 2.

Present Simple for Beginners - What Do You Do Every Day?
Beginners guide to basic questions about everyday life using present simple and adverbs of frequency

Language Terminology for English Learners- A - E
Language terminology for learning the English language with definitions, examples and links to more in-depth content for terms A - E.

Language Terminology for English Learners - P - Q
Language terminology for learning the English language with definitions, examples and links to more in-depth content for terms P - Q.

Language Terminology for English Learners - R - Z
Language terminology for learning the English language with definitions, examples and links to more in-depth content for terms R to Z.

Language Terminology for English Learners - F - O
Language terminology for learning the English language with definitions, examples and links to more in-depth content for terms F - O.

Group Reading Review
This ESL lesson focuses on improving reading skills through a group reading comprehension review exercise.

Going out for Dinner - Idioms in Context
Learn 15 new idioms and expressions in context with this short dialogue about a couple going out for dinner for advanced level English learners.

'As ... As' - Quiz
Quiz focusing on

Christmas Traditions Quiz
ESL EFL English reading comprehension concering Christmas traditions.

Choosing words to use with Countable and Uncountable Nouns
Quiz focusing on words used with countable and uncountable nouns.

Using Music in the ESL Classroom
A look at how to use music as a learning aid in the ESL EFL classroom as an affective way to improve long term memory through the use of multiple intelligence types, whole brain learning, suggestopedia and NLP

Drawing it the Classroom : Expressions
A quick sketch can help students focu and generate language related to the sketches

Children's Games for Use in ESL and EFL Classes
These games are for use in class. Each game includes an outline of how to go about using the games in class to achieve effective ESL instruction.

English for Medical Purposes Dialogue Comprehension - A Prescription
English for medical purposes reading comprehension multiple choice quiz about 'A Prescription'

The Media - Advanced Vocabulary Gap Fill
Advanced level vocabulary gap fill exercise about the media for English learners with definitions of terms used.

How to Use an Apostrophe
This guide on how to use an apostrophe explores the use of apostrophes to show possession and in contractions with both singular and plural nouns.

Real English Interactive Video On-Line - Free Online English VIdeos
Review pointing to Real English interactive video online course

ESL Quiz: Cooking Questions
Printable ESL quiz on a a reading comprehension about questions on how to cook something.

Activating New Vocabulary for English Learners
10 tips for helping English learners start using a wider range of vocabulary for ESL and EFL classes.

10 Tips for Leading a Classroom Discussion
Ten tips for leading classroom discussions in English language learning classrooms including tips on how to get and keep students involved.

A Standard Lesson Plan Format Guide
Guide to standard lesson plan format for teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language.

Lesson Plan Auctioning Sentences Game
Hold a sentence auction to help your ESL EFL TESOL TEFL TOEFL English students at review their English while playing a fun game.

Working in a Tough Environment
This idioms in context selection discusses working in today's economy. The story is full of common idioms that are defined for English learners.

Phrasal Verbs for English Learners Q - R
Important phrasal verbs in English starting with the letters Q and R. Includes examples and whether the phrasal verb is separable / inseparable, transitive / intransitive.

Pair Work for English Learning
Pair work for English learning is one of the key techniques used in any ESL or EFL classroom. Learn the dos and don'ts of successful pair work.

Common Prepositional Phrases for English Learners
List and explanation of the most common prepositional phrases for English language learners.

Phrasal Verbs for English Learners - B
Important phrasal verbs in English starting with the letter B. Includes examples and whether the phrasal verb is separable / inseparable, transitive / intransitive.

Phrasal Verbs for English Learners - U, V, and W
Important phrasal verbs in English starting with the letters U, V, and W. Includes examples and whether the phrasal verb is separable / inseparable, transitive / intransitive.

Phrasal Verbs for English Learners E - F
Important phrasal verbs in English starting with the letters E and F. Includes examples and whether the phrasal verb is separable / inseparable, transitive / intransitive.

My Cousin Crazy Eddy - Idioms in Context for English Learners
My Cousin Crazy Eddy is a story full of idioms and expressions in context for English language learners and classes.

Adverbs or Adjectives? Confusing English
Confusing adjectives and adverbs that have the same or similar forms in English including a list of the most common adjectives ending in ly.

Using a Smart Phone to Teach English
These ten tips on using smart phones in English class will help you provide activities that will keep students engaged.

Answers to Fill in on Weekend Trip
Answers to an English fill-in activity focusing on writing out a conversation and then acting it out in class based on a teenager's conversation with his parents. Page 2.

Conversation Fill-In Activity: Asking to Go to Seattle
Fill in the parts and act out this English dialogue focusing on a teenager asking his parents to spend the weekend with his friends.

Pop the Question - Idioms
Here is an idioms in context story about a man who's going to pop the question on the to of a mountain with follow up quiz.

Licensing a Car - Idioms in Context
Learn 15 new idioms and expressions with a story about a man who tells of his experiences licensing his car with follow-up quiz

Modal Verb Types
Overview and guide of modal verbs of advice, permission, obligation and ability with can, have to, should, had better, must, etc. in English.

Make or Do Quiz
The difference between make and do is very minimal and causes a lot of problems, try this quiz to see if you know when to use make or do.>
Grammar Quizzes - Learning Grammar - Testing Quizzes
Quiz Repository at esl.about.com covering a number of areas

Comparing Holidays - ESL Lesson Plan
Here's a lesson plan that provides a quick overview of the most common holidays in the United States and asks students to compare their own holidays.

Teaching English is like Jazz
A look at how teaching English as a second or foreign language is a lot like jazz in using improvisation to move learning forward.

Reflections on the Pros and Cons of Internet Use for English Learning
Reflections from Kenneth Beare long time ESL - EFL teacher on the use of the internet to learn English including his top pros and cons.

Advanced
Two dark themed gap fill exercises for advanced English language learners. Words used to complete the gap fill are defined.

English Verbs - Example Sentences of the Verb Lose
Example sentences of the verb

Example Sentences of the Verb Learn (In All Tenses)
ESL. Example sentences of the verb learn with follow up quiz testing your knowledge of tenses in English.

Example Sentences With the Verb "Meet" for ESL Learners
Example sentences of the verb for 'meet' in all tenses with a follow-up quiz.

English Verbs - Example Sentences of the Verb Put
Example sentences of the verb

English Verbs - Example Sentences of the Verb Ride
Example sentences of the verb

Example Sentences of the Verb Run
Example sentences of the verb 'run' in all tenses and a follow up quiz to test your knowledge.

Example Sentences of the English Verb "See"
View sample sentences of the English language verb using

Example Sentences of the Verb "Hold" - ESL
This page provides example sentences of the verb

Have - Example Sentences of the Verb for ESL
This page provides example sentences of the verb

English Verbs - Example Sentences of the Verb Hit
Example sentences of the verb

English Verbs - Example Sentences of the Verb Know
Example sentences of the verb

English Verbs - Example Sentences of the Verb Give
Example sentences of the verb

The Verb "Make" - Example Sentences for ESL Learners
Example sentences of the verb make with follow-up quiz testing all the tenses of English.

Grow - Verb Example Sentences for ESL
Example sentences of the verb Grow with follow-up quiz to test your knowledge of tenses in English.

The Verb Go - Example Sentences for ESL
Example sentences of the verb go with follow up quiz to test your knowledge of English tenses.

English Verbs - Example Sentences of the Verb Pay
Example sentences of the verb

Example Sentences of the English Verb Keep
Example sentences of the verb 'keep' with a follow-up quiz testing your knowledge of tenses in English.

English Verbs - Example Sentences of the Verb Forget
Example sentences of the verb

Ten Reasons to Learn English
Ten reasons why you should learn English - or continue to learn English. These are reasons that have nothing to do with getting a good grade on a test.

Good Working Habits
Learn idioms and expressions in English in context with this story and quiz on good working habits including 16 expressions with definitions.

Example Sentences of the Verb Eat for ESL Learners
Example sentences of the verb eat in all tenses and in both the active and passive voice with follow-up quiz to test your knowledge.

Example Sentences of the Verb Fly for ESL Learners
Example sentences of the verb fly in all tenses and in both the active and passive voice with follow-up quiz to test your knowledge.

English Verbs - Example Sentences of the Verb Find
Example sentences of the verb

Verb "Drive" - Example Sentences for ESL
Example sentences of the verb drive in all tenses and in both the active and passive voice with follow-up quiz to test your knowledge.

Example Sentences of the Verb Drink for ESL
Example sentences of the verb drink in all tenses and in both the active and passive voice with follow-up quiz to test your knowledge.

The Verb "To Draw" - Example Sentences in All Tenses
Example sentences of the verb draw in all tenses and in both the active and passive voice with follow-up quiz to test your knowledge.

Example Sentences of the Verb Cut - English Verbs
Example sentences of the verb cut.

Example Sentences of the Verb Break
Example sentences of the verb break in all tenses and in both the active and passive voice with follow-up quiz to test your knowledge.

English Verbs - Example Sentences of the Verb Beat
Example sentences of the verb to beat in English in all tenses including a follow-up quiz to test your knowledge.

To Buy: Tenses and Forms (English Grammar) - ESL
Example sentences of the verb buy in all tenses and in both the active and passive voice with follow-up quiz to test your knowledge.

English Verbs - Example Sentences of the Verb Bend
Example sentences of the verb

English Verbs - Example Sentences of the Verb Begin
Example sentences of the verb. English as 2nd Language.

English Verbs - Example Sentences of the Verb Become
Example sentences of the verb

Pitch Your Product - Business English Lesson
A business English lesson in which students pitch their business ideas to other students.

Verb Combinations in English
Learn how to combine two verbs in English using the gerund, infinitive and base form of the second verb.

Difference between Conjunction and Coordinating Conjunction
Learn the differences between conjunctions and coordinating conjunctions in these examples with 'and', 'but' and 'or' for English learners.

Creating a Multimedia Presentation as an ESL Project - Example Project
In depth feature on how to create a multimedia presentation as an ESL project for English learning classes. Page 2.

Creating a Multimedia Presentation as an ESL Project - Choosing Materials
In depth feature on how to create a multimedia presentation as an ESL project for English learning classes. Page 3.

Creating a Multimedia Presentation as an ESL EFL Project
In depth feature on how to create a multimedia presentation as an ESL project for English learning classes.

Modal Verbs of Deductions for English Learners
Learn how to use modal verbs of deductions to state what you think is true. This lesson is for English learners and explains each form.

The Road to Success - Idioms in Context
Read this short essay on the road to success to learn a wide variety of advanced level English idioms by reading in context with definitions handy.

Wise Guy - Idioms in Context
Story about a wise guy who bothers others to use as a way to learn idioms in context in a short story for English learners.

A Night on the Town
Learn English idioms in context in this story about a night on the town with friends each idiom defined to help you understand and learn new idioms.

My Successful Friend
Learn 15 idioms in context related to business by reading this story about a friend with a successful career. Idioms definitions are provided to help.

Young and Free - Idioms Story
Young and Free is a story about what it takes to succeed in a startup. Read this story to learn a number of idioms in context.

Party Animal - Idioms in Context
Learn idioms in context by reading this dialogue with three friends who haven't seen each other and decide to go drinking. Definitions provided.

John's Keys to Success - Idiomatic Story
John's Keys to Success is a story about a man who loves to give advice on success in business. Read this story to learn a number of idioms in context which are included with definitions at the end of the story.

English Teaching Abbreviations Explained
You might be a bit confused by the all the abbreviations you see connected with teaching English. To start off with here are the most common abbreviations that you will need to know.

Writing about the Home - Lesson Plan
This beginning level writing lesson focuses on helping students write sentences about the home using a simple formula while learning new vocabulary.

Telling others about the News
This lesson plan focuses on helping English students find new stories to tell to others. It focuses on communication and expanding vocabulary skills.

Grammar Chants Resources for English Learners
English learning chants are fun to use in class and help beginning level English learn basic grammar and vocabulary through the music of English.

Contraction Grammar Chant
This contraction grammar chant helps you learn the most common contractions in English through the sing song of a grammar chant.

Speed Dating Lesson Plan
This lesson encourages students to participate in a wide variety of role plays to help them practice various language functions. It uses a speed dating approach so that students have fun, and speak with a number of different partners.

Use a Computer in Class
How to use a computer effectively to teach English in the ESL EFL TEFL TESOL or TOEFL classroom. Used effectively Computer Assisted Language Learning can be of great assistance to English learners.

Dating and Marriage Vocabulary in English
Study English vocabulary concerning dating and marriage with these commonly used expressions explained in easy English with examples for each term.

In At and On - Prepositions of Place
Explanation of common prepositions of place use in English including in on and at for movement, surface, cities, and places with example sentences.

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Writing Descriptive Sentences
Article focusing on writing descriptive sentences in English for English essays, as well as to make your English much more descriptive.

ESL Lesson on Writing Descriptive Essays
ESL lesson plan focusing on how to write a descriptive essay through first building knowledge of descriptive sentences with hand-out resources.

How to Use a Thesaurus for English Learners
This article on how to use a thesaurus for English learners discusses exercises and ideas for improving vocabulary, writing and speaking skills.

Passive Voice Usage and Examples for ESL/EFL
This reference guide to the passive voice provides usage, structure and examples to explain the use of the passive voice in English.

Debate Lessons to Improve Conversational Skills- ESL
Advanced level lesson plans for classroom debate concerning a wide variety of subjects.

English-Learning Podcasts for Teachers and Students
Overview of podcasting for English teachers and learners including an introduction to podcasting and recommended sites with English learning podcasts.

Idioms and Expressions With the Word 'Time'
Idioms and expressions using 'time' including a definition and example sentences for English learners and ESL classes.

English Tips for Job Interview Questions and Answers
Tips on how to prepare for job interview questions and answers in English and important vocabulary to use when speaking about skills.

Vocabulary for Use in Job Interviews
List of descriptive action verbs perfect for use in job interviews and resumes for English language learners. Page 2.

Conditional Forms and Sentences in English
The English conditional structure and usage including example sentences for the real, unreal and past unreal conditional.

Practice With Proper Workplace Communication
Register use in the workplace practice and comprehension exercises for English learners. Page 2.

Workplace Communication Skills for ESL Classes
Guide to developing proper workplace communication skills and register use for English learners and ESL EFL classes.

Find the Mistake - Present Simple or Present Continuous
Each sentence contains one mistake in either the present simple or present continuous. Find the mistake and check your answers.

Reported Speech Reading Comprehension Answers
Answers to the reported speech reading comprehension for upper level English ESL classes and learners. Page 2.

Phrasal Verb Gap Fill Listening Exercise
Advanced level listening quiz phrasal verb gap fill exercise for in-class use. Listen to the selection a number of times, and choose from the list of provided phrasal verbs.

Answers to Quiz on Superlative Forms
Answers to a quiz for intermediate level English learners focusing on superlative forms. Page 3.

Adjective Placement Patterns for English Learners
Learn how to place adjectives into the correct order when a noun is preceded by three or more adjectives.

Teaching English to Absolute and False Beginners
A discussion of the differences between teaching absolute and false beginners including pointers on how to teach absolute and false beginners

Teaching Absolute Beginners
General techniques for teaching English to absolute beginners. This guide helps teachers limit English language input so that learners can focus on building their language skills gradually. Page 2.

Teaching False Beginners
Overview of teaching false beginners English. False beginners come to class with some basic knowledge of the language and can more quickly forward through the basics. Page 3.

Irregular Verbs - Example Sentences in All Tenses
English learning resource providing example sentences of irregular verbs in all tenses including active and passive forms, as well as conditional and modal forms.

Starting a Conversation for Beginners
Here are ten questions that will help beginning level learners of English when starting a conversation. Each question is followed by a number of questions to continue the conversation.

How to Teach Grammar in an ESL Class
An overview to teaching grammar in an ESL / EFL setting. This article discusses the questions that need to be asked before beginning to teach the class as well as an explaination of the importance of a bottom up style of teaching.

Future with Going to and Will - ESL Lesson Plan
Lesson plan and exercises for ESL classes focusing on the future with will and going to.

How to Make Suggestions in English for ESL Students
How to make suggestions in English for upper level ESL EFL TESL TOEFL English students

Present and Past Participles Explained
This guide to participles discusses the various uses of the present and past participles in easy English with multiple examples of each learning point.

How to Form Questions in English
Basic guide to question forms in English including examples of questions in present, past and future forms for English language learners, as well as ESL / EFL classes.

Introducing Phrasal Verbs - ESL Lesson Plan
Lesson focusing on developing and solidifying phrasal verb vocabulary skills

How to Use Adjectives in English
Grammar guide to using Adjectives in English for ESL EFL TEFL or ESOL learners

Present Simple Tense Uses & Examples - English Learners
Examples, grammar and usage of the present simple tense in English.

Future With Will and Going to in English
Guide to learning Future with Will and Going to for students and teachers. This guide includes a brief description, links to detailed explanations, quizzes, free lesson plans, related activities and worksheets.

Guide to Past Simple and Past Continuous Verb Tenses
Comparison of the past simple and past continuous in English showing differences in usage and offering practice exercises and answers.

Possessive Nouns and Adjectives - Definitions and Examples
Guide to possessive forms - including nouns, adjectives (my, your, our, his/her, its, their) and pronouns - for English learners.

English Verb Tenses and Forms Examples
Grammar guide to verb formation and conjugations in English for English learners and classes.

Adjectives and Prepositions in Sentences
Explanation of various usage of adjectives plus prepositions for English language learners.

Simple or Progressive Perfect Forms
A review of and comparison between simple perfect and perfect progressive tenses.

When to Use and Adjective or Adverb
Rules for when to use an adjective or an adverb for ESL classes and teachers

English Contractions for ESL
English contractions are used to shorten the helping verb in most tenses. There are both positive and negative contractions.

Telling Stories - Sequencing Your Ideas
One of the most important ways to link ideas is to sequence them. Sequencing refers to the order in which events happened.