Teacher Tip — Make a Game out of It

One way to make our classes more dynamic and provide for extra practice is to include game-like activities. This can easily be accomplished by using material from the book. Concentration (the Memory Game) can be played in multiple ways, and works well in both one-on-one and group situations. If you are teaching single students, you […]

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Four Fun Activities for Teaching Prepositions

Name That Preposition Define a preposition (a word that shows a relationship between a noun and another word), then have students brainstorm as many prepositions as they can think of. If the definition will be too complicated for your student, simply start them off with a couple of words that they know as prepositions (in, […]

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Using colored cards for sentence formation activities

Using colored index cards (or writing in different colored markers on white paper) can be extremely helpful in illustrating grammatical concepts. The color coding of the cards helps with keeping the parts of the sentences identifiable. For more complicated concepts, start by simply working on phrases until the student is comfortable. Then, add additional words […]

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