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2 More Books with Examples of English Second Conditional

Hello! I recently wrote a post with an example of a kids’ book that uses first conditional. That book is The Runaway Bunny, and you can read the post (including a video of a person reading the book) here. Today I wanted to share two more books that have excellent examples of the first conditional in English. I just noticed them a few nights ago, even...

English Song for Learning Second Conditional: “If I Were A Boy” by Beyoncé

Hi! Recently I’ve been trying to share lots of English songs with activities, and today I want to give you an activity to help learn and practice the second conditional in English. This activity works for students, of course, but it’s also great for teachers because it’s downloadable and printable. If you’re a teacher, there’s a note at the end of this post with some...

English Song and Activity: ‘September’ by Earth, Wind & Fire

Happy “Earth, Wind & Fire Day”! Wait, you’ve not heard about Earth, Wind & Fire Day? That’s OK, it’s not a major holiday. It’s just a fun thing that some weird people (like me) celebrate on September 21st. In that sense, it’s kind of like Elvis Week or Star Wars Day. Earth, Wind & Fire is a musical group that was most popular in the...

A Perfect Example of the First Conditional in English

Hello! Right now, I’m teaching an intermediate English class and we’ve been learning about conditionals. I’ve written other articles about the first, second, and third conditional, as well as article about how to talk about hopes and wishes in English. I’m planning on sharing more activities that you can use to practice all of those things, but today I want to share a video that...

English Activity: Two Songs About “Wishes”

Hi! Tonight I want to share another activity that I recently made for my classes. In fact, I even used this activity earlier this evening in class! It’s a downloadable, printable page that has the lyrics for two different English songs that are all about wishes. There are also a few discussion questions. A while back, I also wrote two other posts about how to...

Level 10 Homework Assignment

Hi everyone! This is an assignment for a class that I’m currently teaching (but I guess anyone can participate if they’d like and are really bored). To do the assignment, write your answers in the comments section below. You don’t need to give it to me on a piece of paper or anything like that. THE ASSIGNMENT: Don’t forget that you chose this assignment instead...

‘Wasted Years’ by Iron Maiden – English Song and Printable Activity for Teachers

Hello! As I mentioned recently, I’m trying to share more of the learning resources that I’ve made. You can download and use them if you’re a student or a teacher, or even if you’re just bored and want something to distract you for a few minutes. I get a lot of the activities that I use in my class from sites like Busy Teacher or...

English Song With Activity: ‘Let It Be’

Hello! I’ve been pretty busy with life in general so I’ve not had much time to write lately. But I wanted to share a few resources with both English learners and English teachers out there. Sadly, about a week ago, the musical legend Aretha Franklin died. I really liked her music, but I have to admit that I had trouble understanding some of the lyrics...

Homework Assignment – 2018 3rd Bimester Level 9

In class today we were talking about the wonders of the world. Each of you chose a wonder for this assignment. Now that you know what wonder you have, you need to: Find more information about your wonder, and Interview someone who has visited your wonder You need to write a comment in the comments section below to complete this assignment. You should write a...

2018 2nd Bimester Level 10 Homework Assignment

Hi everyone! Here’s your homework assignment for this course. To do the assignment, write your answers in the comments section below. You don’t need to give it to me on a piece of paper or anything like that. THE ASSIGNMENT: Interview a person who has learned another language. The person can have learned any language (not necessarily English). But if possible, try to do the...