All Grammar articles – Page 4

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    The Prince and the Pauper: Chapter 1

    An audio serialization of the elementary-level Macmillan Reader, The Prince and the Pauper , is told in sixteen chapters. Each chapter is accompanied by a comprehensive lesson plan written by Adrian Tennant, including teacher’s notes, with suggestions for extension activities, plus student worksheets and a full transcript and glossary. ...

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    Grammarman: Episode 28: The Return of King Wrong

    In this episode, King Wrong’s attitude improves as he agrees to help our heroes but his English still has some way to go! Can you help Grammarman correct King Wrong’s errors as they try to save Verbo City? The answers can be found in the downloadable worksheet.

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    Macmillan Life Skills: Know Yourself – Have you ever ... ?

    In this Macmillan Life Skills lesson, students play a speaking board game developing the following life skills: analysing information, creativity and imagination.

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    Grammarman: Episode 27: Grammarman versus Auxilla

    In this episode, Auxilla tries to destroy Verbo City, but he destroys some sentences in the process! Can you help our grammar-loving heroes correct Auxilla’s auxiliary verbs? The answers can be found in the downloadable worksheet.

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    Macmillan Life Skills: Know Yourself – Phobias

    In this Macmillan Life Skills lesson, students explore phobias developing the following life skills: self-knowledge, communication and respecting diversity.

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    Grammarman: Episode 26: Enter Auxilla

    In this episode, Grammarman responds to one emergency and finds himself in another! Can you help him to find the four-syllable words hidden in the story? The answers can be found in the downloadable worksheet.

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    Grammarman: Episode 25: The Statue of Literary

    In this episode, Grammarman is honoured with his very own statue but it seems like someone forgot to check the inscription! Can you help the team to correct the statue’s errors? The answers can be found in the downloadable worksheet.

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    Grammarman: Episode 24: Forget, Forgot, Forgotten

    In this episode, it’s a special day for Syntax and everyone is feeling a bit forgetful! Can you help Grammarman and friends fill in the blanks to complete the story? The answers can be found in the downloadable worksheet.

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    Grammarman: Episode 23: Nam-Ramm-Arg

    In this episode, Grammarman opens a door to a back-to-front universe and meets someone quite familiar. Can you understand what is said to our heroes? The answers can be found in the downloadable worksheet.

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    Grammarman: Episode 22: Communicant

    In this episode, Grammarman and his friends need to find a way of returning the article ant to his spaceship. Can you fill the gaps with the correct article to help Grammarman restore order? The answers can be found in the downloadable worksheet.

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    Grammarman: Episode 21: Grammarman in London

    In this episode, Grammarman and his friends go on a relaxing trip to London but an unexpected guest tags along. Can you find and replace the incorrect articles to help Grammarman and his friends? The answers can be found in the downloadable worksheet.

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    Business Top Trumps: Lesson 1: Playing the game

    In the first lesson, students get to know the Top Trumps cards, find out about the categories and learn how to play the game.

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    Grammarman: Episode 8: Going to extremes

    In this episode, our hero becomes entangled with a man-eating octopus whilst performing a daredevil stunt. Can you identify the extreme adjectives that describe his dramatic feat? The answers can be found in the downloadable worksheet.

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    Grammarman: Episode 3: Never say never

    In this episode, Grammarman’s TV appearance is sabotaged by rogue editor Wrongo. Put the adverbs of frequency back into the correct places before Verbo City’s viewing public loses faith in its helpful hero. The answers can be found in the downloadable worksheet.

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    Grammarman: Episode 1: Introducing Grammarman

    In this first episode, we are introduced to Grammarman and his friends. Help our correction-crusading hero by finding the eight mistakes in the story. 

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    Conclusions and findings: Geography

    Keith Kelly looks at examples of language used in making conclusions and findings from the area of geography, categorized by nouns, verbs, word groups and prepositions.

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    Generalizations: Science

    Keith Kelly looks at examples of language used in making generalizations from the area of science; these can be split into three broad groups: quantity, frequency and certainty.

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    Generalizations: Geography

    Keith Kelly looks at examples of language used in making generalizations from the area of geography; these can be split into three broad groups: quantity, frequency and certainty.

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    Experiments: Pay-me game

    Students complete exercises on related vocabulary, sentence order and where to use the infinitive / gerund, and design a poster. Key vocabulary and practical teacher’s notes are included.

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    Experiments: Water purifier

    In this experiment, pupils observe how dirty water can become clean using a few simple pieces of equipment. Students complete gap-fill exercises to practise related vocabulary and identify mistakes in a series of images relating to the experiment. Key vocabulary and practical teacher’s notes are included.