Are your students unsure what a Noun Clause is, or How to Use a Colon? In Bright Hub's Teaching ESL topic we cover explanations of grammar usage and parts of speech. In depth looks at how to use different types of clauses and tenses and look at some of the idiosyncrasies found in the English Language make English clearer for those learning it.
Whether you want a lesson plan to clear up a punctuation issue or how to explain the way some verb tenses are formed, you will find articles here to help/ We explain how a specific part of speech is used and correctly use one part of speech as another. English is a Germanic language- with half of its vocabulary coming from Latin and Greek roots. Many other languages have also contributed to make English the rich and expressive language it is today. This history can make it harder for students to learn. Activities and exercises will help you find new ways to explain concepts to your classroom. We also look at familiar and unfamiliar idioms used in English, along with advice on writing for all ages of ESL students.