Tag Archives: ESL grammar

Grammarly: 1 Easy Step to Improved Writing

Tara Arntsen
Tara Arntsen

Writing is one area where students tend to lack confidence, so I am always on the lookout for resources that can help them. Previously, I shared Quill and NoRedInk, which both guide students through independent practice of writing and grammar … Continue reading

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Great Grammar for TESOL Teachers

Kristen Lindahl
Kristen Lindahl

March 4th in the United States was National Grammar Day!  To be honest, I would not have known it was was National Grammar Day had Facebook not reminded me.  But still, the armchair grammarians of the world apparently celebrated; thus, this … Continue reading

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Negotiating “Acceptable” Usage

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Dr. Anne Curzan will present a keynote titled “Survey Says…: Determining What English Usage Is and Isn’t Acceptable,” at the TESOL 2016 International Convention & English Language Expo, 8 am, Friday, 8 April.  Why can’t we end a sentence with a preposition? Why … Continue reading

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Graffiti Grammar: A Four Skills Activity

Alexandra Lowe
Alexandra Lowe

I recently read that “sitting is the new smoking,” or, in other words, that a sedentary lifestyle is a serious and under-appreciated health hazard. With this in mind, I have recently made a conscious effort to incorporate activities that regularly … Continue reading

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TESOL 2015: Grammar and Writing in a Nutshell

Karissa Kilgore
Karissa Kilgore

To say that I was sad to not attend all the TESOL 2015 sessions I wanted would be an understatement. I was crushed. Grammar! Writing! Pronunciation! Research! Classroom strategies! Organizational involvement! I struggled to decide what sessions to attend, often … Continue reading

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