Past Simple and Past Continuous
Target Structure: Past Simple and Past Continuous
Use crazy stories about strange dreams to help your students understand exactly how to use these two common tenses together. They are going to remember this lesson.
Future – Will
Target Structure: Future – Will
Plan a dinner party and get into some fun hypotheticals to practice using the modal verb, will, for decisions, offers, and promises.
Past Continuous – Introduction
Teach your class to use the past continuous tense to talk about what they were doing at different points in time. Follow a character named Mark through his morning routine, then talk about your own.
Present Perfect – Introduction
Target Structure: Present Perfect Tense
Introduce the present perfect tense by talking about the things your students have already accomplished in their careers (real or imaginary).
Target Structure: Modals of Deduction (present)
Teach your students how to make deductions based on things they see by taking them to their 10-year university reunion. Teach them to use modals of deduction: must, might, may, could, and can’t.
There is / There are
Target Structure: There is / There are
Teach your beginner students to talk about the things on their desk using there is and there are with office and classroom vocabulary.
Future – Going To
Target Structure: Future – Going to
There is a three-day weekend next week. What are you going to do? Teach your students to make plans using the expression, going to!
Past Tense – Information Questions
Target Structure: Past tense information questions
When did Columbus discover the Americas? Use this lesson to help your students begin asking questions like this the right way.
Target Structure: Adverbs of Frequency
How often do your students shower, go hiking, or drink tea? Teach them to ask these questions to each other and answer using adverbs of frequency.
Past Tense – Irregular
Target Structure: Past Tense – Irregular
What did you do last weekend? Use this lesson to introduce irregular verbs in the past and to practice forming past tense questions.
Great Debates: Athlete Salaries
Do professional athletes deserve the salaries they get, or do you think they are overpaid? Find out what your students think in this engaging Great Debates lesson!
Past Tense – Regular
Target Structure: Past Tense – Regular
In this intriguing lesson, you will introduce your students to the past simple tense positive and negative while talking about holidays and vacations.
Target Structure: Zero Conditional
How do we talk about cause and effect? Use this lesson to show your students how to talk about things that are always true using the zero conditional.
Can and Could
Target Structure – Can and Could for Ability
What can your students do now? What could they do when they were younger? Use this engaging lesson to learn a bit more about their abilities.
Was and Were
Target Structure: Was and Were
Where were you? Who were you with? Why were you there? You’d better have a good alibi!
Target Structure: First Conditional
Use superstitions to introduce and practice the first conditional.
Great Debates: Social Media
Does social media simply allow us to connect with people around the world or are there side effects that come with it? Let your students have it out in this Great Debates lesson.
Target Structure: Second Conditional
How would you survive if there were a zombie apocalypse? Use this engaging topic to introduce your students to the second conditional.
Target Structure: Make, Have, Get, Let
We use causative verbs to show that one person wants something and another person does it. Introduce causative verbs in this lesson!