Tag: ESL

7 Types of Sentence Fragments and How to Use Them

This article is for beginner to advanced native and second-language English speakers and teachers. For a shortened version of this lesson, download my lesson,¬†Advanced Sentences, and feel free to use or adapt it, without copyright. This article contains the following sections, feel free to jump down to any of them: The Importance of Grammar Types…
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Most frequently used words in English

Did you know that the average person uses only 2000-5000 words on a daily basis? One of the most important tools I use as an English, ESL & Literacy teacher is a most frequently-used-words list. It is possible to make countless vocabulary exercises & games from the crucial 2000 most frequently used words, and they…
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Reading for Learning a New Language

If you are learning a new language, the most useful and pleasant thing you can do for your study is READ!!!¬† As an ESL teacher, I have noticed that my students who are regular readers, really advance more quickly than students who do not like reading.¬† Therefore it is important to foster the skill of…
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