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by flyeogh
Fri Jun 02, 2017 7:22 am
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: method for teaching simple past
Replies: 3
Views: 5070

Re: method for teaching simple past

Tx Susan. Pity this place is rather void of participants but your input is very welcome. Personally, based on my spanish adult students I'm going to go for: Show timeline with present (already covered) and past. Teach 'to be', 'to go' and 'to do' past. [My thought is that is where I started with sim...
by flyeogh
Tue May 30, 2017 7:55 am
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: method for teaching simple past
Replies: 3
Views: 5070

method for teaching simple past

As I'm sure everyone here is aware there are quite a lot of steps and rules relating to Simple Past. 1. Regular simple past creation (rules: ed, d, consonant+y, vowel+y) 2. Exceptions: double the last letter (e.g. control + led) and additional 'k' (e.g. picnic -> picnicked) and associated rules. 3. ...
by flyeogh
Wed May 24, 2017 7:55 pm
Forum: Grammar and Usage
Topic: suffix or not?
Replies: 3
Views: 6453

Re: suffix or not?

Just in case anyone comes here I have an answer from else where. It is

ablu + tion + s root + derivational suffix + inflectional suffix

Cheers
by flyeogh
Tue May 23, 2017 3:44 pm
Forum: Grammar and Usage
Topic: suffix or not?
Replies: 3
Views: 6453

suffix or not?

As I understand it a derivational suffix changes the meaning of the word. So with agreement I see the verb ‘ agree ’ (root) turned into a noun by adding the suffix ‘ ment ’ . But if I look at ' ablutions ' I see the non-word ‘ ablu ’ (root) plus two suffixes ‘ tion ’ and ‘ s ’ (the latter being an i...
by flyeogh
Sun May 14, 2017 7:23 am
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: Using comercial websites
Replies: 0
Views: 9151

Using comercial websites

Hi all. Just wondered if anyone had any views on the use of commercial sites as part of lessons. For example I have a lesson plan relating to UK travel. The free practice consists of planning a business trip using easyjet.com, trainline.com, .......... Obviously one could say: It is good publicity f...
by flyeogh
Sun May 14, 2017 7:16 am
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: TEFL task help
Replies: 3
Views: 13623

Re: TEFL task help

myselfraf a bit late I guess but you need to look at B and E again. E says autonomous and 1 says students work together so that cannot be right. Personally I think these types of question give an ego trip to the developer of the course material and add little benefit to the student. They end up bein...