Present continuous passive photos to practise talking about what is being done.

Here is a photoset which you can use to illustrate the use of the present continuous passive, there will probably be a couple of new vocabulary items for the students Continue ReadingPresent continuous passive photos to practise talking about what is being done.

Present perfect pictures to illustrate the past with a connection to the present

Students often have a problem understanding when exactly to use the present perfect tense and often use it interchangeably with the past simple. When explaining this tense, I tend to Continue ReadingPresent perfect pictures to illustrate the past with a connection to the present

10 ESL dictation activities

Dull, lengthy dictations have long been absent from most ESL classrooms, however, there is some value in the format,  and used in moderation, dictation exercises can be a useful and stimulating Continue Reading10 ESL dictation activities