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Saturday, 1 September 2012

Present perfect simple

We are the champions - Queen

Done as a jumbled lines activity and then the grammar extracted and analysed.

Blue Collar Man - Styx

Although not strictly for grammar. I use this song to introduce the topic of work/unemployment.

Would suggest a line mix or end match for common collocations. 'give me a job give me .....'

Possible worksheet  here

Tuesday, 17 July 2012

End of year - just for fun! (schools out)

Schools out
Note - may note be suitable for students from/in war zones - "School's been blown to pieces"!

Worksheet link here

Higher level reported speech.

Love potion number 9

or a heavier version

Lots of past perfect backshift practice with reported speech.

Get the students to report the lyrics.

Simple Reported Speech

Summer Lovin' - John Travolta and Olivia Newton John

Report the phrases - he said, she said, he replied, she replied, she told him, he told her ...