Worksheet: ‘An Overview of English Tenses’

The BusyTeacher team has published a new worksheet titled, 'An Overview of English Tenses' My students said they were getting a bit lost in English tenses and asked me if I could put all English tenses into one table. I did my best to fit them all … [Continue reading]

Worksheet: ‘St Patrick’s Day’

The BusyTeacher team has published a new worksheet titled, ‘St Patrick's Day’ Students are asked to match some pictures with some words related to St Patrick’s Day, find some other words in the wordsearch, and complete the text about this holiday. … [Continue reading]

Worksheet: ‘Saint Patrick’

The BusyTeacher team has published a new worksheet titled, ‘Saint Patrick’ This worksheet is about Irish Leprechauns. There are three activities, the first one is a filling-gap exercise, pupils have to look at the small images and write the … [Continue reading]

‘Accountability: the teacher and the learner’ by Henrick Oprea

Henrick Oprea's latest blog post is titled "Accountability: the teacher and the learner". Henrick says, "The educational success students achieve is only partly under their own control, and only partly under the control of their teachers. This is … [Continue reading]

‘A Cool Tool for #Flipped Literature Classes’ by Eva Büyüksimkeşyan

Eva Büyüksimkeşyan's latest blog post is titled "A Cool Tool for #Flipped Literature Classes ". Eva says, "I believe we are pretty lucky because we have so many online resources and texts that we can recommend our students to read. To tell the … [Continue reading]

‘On ‘I would have liked to have studied” by David Crystal

David Crystal's latest blog post is titled "On 'I would have liked to have studied". David says, "We can feel the speaker's focus shifting from one time-frame to another, and dragging the 'have' along with it. I've talked about this sort of thing … [Continue reading]

‘100 words’ by Ceri Jones

Ceri Jones' latest blog post is titled "100 words". Ceri says, "I know that we’ve focused on the use of the preposition to with go time and time again. It’s somehow satisfying to see it used here. And the same goes for the preposition at.  The … [Continue reading]

‘ETWION Twitterathon’ by Arjana Blazic

Arjana Blazic's latest blog post is titled "ETWION Twitterathon". Arjana says, "eTwinning and Social Media, the learning event that Bart and I are running is in the full swing and tomorrow we're organizing a Twitterathon - a 3-hour Twitter chat … [Continue reading]

‘SAVING GRACE’ by Kieran Donaghy

Kieran Donaghy's latest blog post is titled "SAVING GRACE". Kieran says, "EFL lesson is designed around a short film called Saving Grace by Toad’s Caravan commissioned by the charity Mary’s Meals which provides 860,000 free meals every school day to … [Continue reading]

‘As Long As We’re on This Topic: Using “as long as” with multiple meanings’ by Jennifer Marten

Jennifer Marten's latest blog post is titled "As Long As We’re on This Topic: Using “as long as” with multiple meanings". Jennifer says, "The learner heard the line “as long as you love me” in a song and asked about the meaning. Was it really part … [Continue reading]

‘Is it best to teach pronunciation during early childhood?’ by Adrian Underhill

Adrian Underhill's  latest blog post is title "Is it best to teach pronunciation during early childhood?". Adrian says, "The chart is not something to teach. It is a help for the process of learning. The chart is to pron what the white board is to … [Continue reading]

Worksheet: ‘Interesting Personality Types’

The BusyTeacher team has published a new worksheet titled,‘Interesting Personality Types’ This is an introductory worksheet about different interesting personality types such as a home lover or a daredevil etc. Give the words to the ss and ask … [Continue reading]

Worksheet: ‘Carnival’

The BusyTeacher team has published a new worksheet titled, ‘Carnival’ It is Carnival time.This worksheet is about Carnival. Ten children are going to a fancy-dress party. Students have to look at the pictures and choose the correct answer. They … [Continue reading]

Worksheet: ‘Fruits’

The BusyTeacher team has published a new worksheet titled, ‘Fruits’ This worksheet is planned for a lesson with the theme of food and drinks vocabulary. The teacher uses this worksheet to recollect  colors and teach food and drinks. Download … [Continue reading]

Worksheet: ‘Song Worksheet: Ode to My Family’

The BusyTeacher team has published a new worksheet titled, ‘Song Worksheet: Ode to My Family’ With this song you can reinforce personal pronouns and present simple auxiliaries. First discuss with them some warming up questions related to family, … [Continue reading]

Worksheet: ‘Describing Pictures (Based on Optical Illusions)’

The BusyTeacher team has published a new worksheet titled, ‘Describing Pictures (Based on Optical Illusions)’ This worksheet can be used for introducing or revising phrases of pictures description (e.g. in the foreground, in the left upper corner … [Continue reading]

‘Come What May’ by Barrie England

Barrie England's latest blog post is title"Come What May". Barrie says, "The user of the language is constrained only by the hundreds of millions of their fellow speakers, who unwittingly negotiate every day about how to set the conventions of … [Continue reading]

‘How to Add Free Apps to Your Edmodo Group’ by Richard Byrne

Richard Byrne's latest blog post is titled "How to Add Free Apps to Your Edmodo Group". Richard says, "I recently received an email from a someone who has just started to explore possibly using Edmodo with her students next fall. One of the aspects … [Continue reading]