Although I said that Aula Virtual was functional, apparently not all my students have access to it.
Since we are revising basic aspects -tenses, word order, spelling rules…- I’ll use this blog as a launcher for online activities.
Click here and look for exercises labelled Simple Present, Present Progressive, Simple Past and Past Progressive.
If you want to practise conditional clauses, then look for Conditional sentences (if-clauses and main clauses).
Finally, if you are looking for exercises to practise word order, look for Word order.
Hint: When using a web browser, if you want to find something on a website quickly, press Cmd+F on Mac OS X or Ctrl+F 🙂
I hope this gives you plenty of practice before we go on to the next topic.
An updated theme and some bold and italics details for last year’s Relative Clauses slide-show. I hope this is a bit clearer.
Edit: Had some difficulties to see this full-screen mode, so here goes another try…
And another one…
One more handout for non-native speakers of English. It may come in handy.
New grammar point to deal with in the classroom. Some day I will have the time to prepare a nice handout or an outstanding presentation. Until that day arrives, I can as well refer my student to this website where they can have a clear explanation and a variety of online exercises. I hope it helps…
This is by no means an extremely accurate rendering of Passive Voice in English, but I did manage to put together information, examples and tips from various sources which I hope may be useful for anyone trying to understand this grammar point.
Another way to view it 🙂