All Grammar articles – Page 8

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    Winter wonderland

    In this lesson plan, students work in pairs and discuss Harbin, China’s ice lantern festival. Through the activity, students practise their speaking skills and the present perfect continuous tense.

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    Unusual laws from around the world

    In this lesson plan, students pose questions about unusual laws and discuss which ones they think are true. The exercise focuses on reading and speaking skills.

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    Cause and effect: Geography

    Keith Kelly looks at examples of the language of cause and effect from the area of geography, covering verb phrases, noun phrases and connectors, such as adverbs and conjunctions.

  • Photo of newspapers, a radio  or a magazine to illustrate the concept of media.

    The media: Communication

    This lesson plan introduces the different types of media as well as expressions of time.

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    People and the economy

    In this lesson plan, pupils learn about different jobs while practising the present simple, singular and plural nouns and prepositions of place.

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    Comparing the planets

    In this lesson plan, pupils learn about the planets while practising vocabulary words such as ‘galaxy’ and ‘satellite’ and using commas and decimal points to write numbers as English speakers do. The worksheet also reinforces comparative adjective such as ‘longer’ and ‘hotter’.

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    Grammar focus: Plants

    In this lesson plan, young learners match phrases to items in a fun illustration, read a text and circle the correct verb form to complete sentences. The activities consolidate superlatives and subject-verb agreement, while reinforcing pupils’ understanding of the life cycle of plants.

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    Your English: Word grammar: front

    There’s good news on the Your English front as Tim Bowen dissects some more useful word grammar.

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    Grammar focus: Energy

    In this lesson plan, pupils classify countable and uncountable nouns while learning vocabulary words such as ‘solar panels’ and ‘petroleum’. The activities are suitable for pupils to complete individually or together as a class.

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    The onestopenglish e-book

    To accompany the celebrations for the 10th birthday of onestopenglish, we’ve prepared an e-book with some of our premium resources, hand-picked by our editors across all the content areas of onestopenglish.

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    In this lesson plan, young learners match Christmas words such as ‘mistletoe’ and ‘candles’ to pictures, decorate and describe a Christmas tree, and create their own Advent calendar to count down to Christmas. The activities teach about the holiday’s traditions while consolidating the singular and plural forms of the verb ’be’.

  • Photo of Carnival characters or photo of children wearing Carnival costumes.


    This lesson plan inspires creativity while consolidating important verbs such as ‘sing’, dance’ and ‘wear’. Students match phrases to pictures, learn a fun rhyme, and draw and describe a Carnival costume.

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    Finding out information from a book cover

    You can judge a book by its cover! In this lesson plan, pupils compare storybook dragons using front and back book covers. Consolidates superlatives and adjectives such as ’clever’, ’beautiful’ and ’funny’. Teacher’s notes suggest additional classroom activities to engage pupils and encourage reading.

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    Landscape transformation

    In this lesson plan, pupils learn about the effect of the wind and the sea on the landscape. They see how a cliff is formed by the pounding of waves and how stones and rocks are broken down to make the sand on a beach.

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    Nutrition: Comparing food

    Students practise comparatives in this information gap activity.

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    Experiments: Keeping an ice cube alive

    In this experiment, pupils try to prevent an ice cube from melting by insulating it. Students predict the outcome of the experiments and then record their results in a table. Gap-fill activities help students revise related vocabulary and question words. Key vocabulary and practical teacher’s notes are included.

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    Your English: Word grammar: upon

    We insist upon you reading this informative article by Tim Bowen!

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    Wild animals: Mammals, reptiles and birds

    In this lesson plan, pupils learn the characteristics of our furry, scaled and feathered friends.

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    Amazing world of animals: Lesson 6: Endangered animals

    March 3rd is World Wildlife Day. Help your students discover more about endangered animals with this project lesson for young learners.

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    Amazing world of animals: Lesson 5: Animal life cycles

    In the fifth lesson of Carol Read’s Amazing world of animals, children learn to recognize that all animals have life cycles, to understand similarities and differences between them, and to identify and describe the life cycles of two animals. Step-by-step teacher’s notes and student worksheets are included.