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Introducing The Present Simple For The First Time

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Warm-up Activity Or (Given that the present progressive hasn’t been presented yet) Revising the adjective pronouns: I, you, we, they, he, she, and it with the verb to be Introduction Tell students that we use the present simple to describe general truths, routines, habits and daily activities with...
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Should Grammar Be Taught Explicitly Or Implicitly?

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In this article, I’m going to discuss the main two approaches to teaching grammar points; explicit and implicit. This discussion will be ended by suggesting which approach you should use to teach grammar rules. Traditionally, most teachers begin their grammar lessons by stating the grammar point and explaining...
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Here’s How To Teach Verb Tenses Using Timelines

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Timelines are useful tools in teaching verb tenses. Being visual aids, they attract students’ attention and help to introduce and practice verb tenses with ease. Timelines can illustrate situations and allow a pretty efficient drill of many tenses: Simple past, Present perfect, Past perfect, Simple future, Future perfect,...
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