Numbers Galore!

December 8, 2008

Ever thought about giving a lesson around the topic of numbers?

numbers

       It can be great fun.

        Download the plan/materials from:

      www.culturainglesa-pe.com/numbers.zip

You will  also need to download a listening from:

 http://www.culturainglesa-pe.com/number_dictation2.zip

And a bonus video (great fun) from:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FQCCF0gmswI

 

 

Steve

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Save our Past Participles

December 6, 2008

I know its the end of the semester. I know you probably don’t want to read anything more related to the English language, but…

I can’t recommend enough the site http://www.dailywritingtips.com. This post really caught my eye. The writer is noticing that, at least on the web, native speakers are beginning to drop irregular past particples in favour of past simple contructions. For example, “I had wrote a letter”. “It was took for granted”…

I think soon Cultura Inglesa should start internet classes for Americans and Brits with bad grammar. Click here for the rest of the article.