Teaching Grammar In The Target Language: Part 7 – “To Go” (Future, Present & Past Tenses)

In this PART 7 post you’ll find a list of ideas to help you develop lesson plans for teaching…: …the verb “TO GO” (in the future, present & past tenses). …the question word: “Where?” …the days of the week. Don’t feel limited … Continue reading

Teaching Grammar In The Target Language: Part 6 – “To Listen” & “To Like”

In this PART 6 post you’ll find a list of ideas to help you develop lesson plans for teaching the verb “TO LISTEN” and some “Statements of Preference” (TO LIKE/LOVE/ENJOY).  For step-by-step examples of how to teach these types of … Continue reading

Step-By-Step Guide for Teaching Grammar In The Target Language: Part 5 | “To Eat” | Past Tense

So far in this series entitled, “Teaching Grammar In The Target Language,” we’ve discussed: Teaching “To Want” and “To Have” Verbs – Part 1 Focusing on “To NOT Want” and “To NOT Have” Verbs – Part 2 Teaching subject pronouns Part 1 & Part 2 Numbers review – … Continue reading

Step-By-Step Guide for Teaching Grammar In The Target Language: Part 4 | “To Eat” Future Tense

So far in this series entitled, “Teaching Grammar In The Target Language,” we’ve discussed: Teaching “To Want” and “To Have” Verbs – Part 1 Focusing on “To NOT Want” and “To NOT Have” Verbs – Part 2 Teaching subject pronouns Part 1 & Part 2 Numbers review – … Continue reading

Step-By-Step Guide for Teaching Grammar In The Target Language: Part 3 – Teaching How Change in Quantity Affects The L2 Sentence

So far in this series entitled, “Teaching Grammar In The Target Language,” we’ve discussed: Teaching “To Want” and “To Have” Verbs – Part 1 Focusing on “To NOT Want” and “To NOT Have” Verbs – Part 2 Teaching subject pronouns Part 1 & Part 2 In this post … Continue reading

Step-By-Step Guide for Teaching Grammar In The Target Language: Part 2 – Introducing “To (NOT) Want”

It’s not that hard to teach grammar while staying in the target language.  Additionally, learning grammar doesn’t have to be a headache for your students. In PART 1, of this “Teaching Grammar In The Target Language” series, we discussed how … Continue reading

Step-By-Step Guide for Teaching Grammar In The Target Language: “To Have” & “To Want” Verbs

Goodbye memorization.  Adiós drills.  Auf Wiedersehen worksheet packets. Say hello, bonjour and 您好 to students beginning to say, “I forgot I was learning a language,” “I learned it without even trying,” and “I can’t believe that was so easy.” Read the following transcript … Continue reading

Top 10 Lists…

To commemorate 100 posts published on Tuesday’s Tips For Staying In The Target Language, here are some Top 10 (and 15) Lists. In other news, I’ll be taking some time off from publishing these posts every Tuesday. Click here if … Continue reading