The simple past is a fundamental building block of English grammar that young learners should learn early on. We’ve recently developed a third version of our popular Simple Past lesson with more explanations, illustrations, and engaging exercises! (more…)
Nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs—English sentences are formed from various parts of speech. It might help young learners to think of parts of speech as building blocks for sentences. Our NEW Parts of Speech lesson breaks down each part of speech, describing the function and giving examples in a way that is easy to understand. (more…)
Young learners need to be able to describe things and say how they are feeling. Our Adjectives lesson has now been completely redone to include grammar notes and colorful exercises that make it easier for students to learn and use adjectives in English! (more…)
The city is a big place, and explaining the location of a building and how to get to it can seem quite challenging to English learners. Our new Prepositions of Direction lesson makes it easier with picture dictionaries, maps, and lots of practice exercises. (more…)
Talking about likes and dislikes is a great way to practice the simple present tense. This week’s Spotlight lesson, Frida – Simple Present Reading, introduces your young learners to a girl who likes school, swimming, and basketball.
How do we show possession in English? Students will learn how to tell the difference between your and yours (and even you’re!) in our NEW lesson on Possessive Adjectives & Pronouns. (more…)
Are your students setting New Year’s goals this month? Why not challenge them to come up with a Word of the Year instead? You can use this month’s grammar target, Modals of Possibility, to talk about possibilities in the future that relate to the words your students choose.
Sprout English’s featured Fun Grammar Lesson on Modals of Possibility is a simple introduction to these common modals. After you use this ready-made lesson, try this follow-up listening activity. Then challenge your students to choose their own Word of the Year and practice using might, could, and may in relation to their words. (more…)
We have news! What could it be? Why, it’s a NEW grammar lesson on Modals of Possibility! Teach young learners when to use could, might, and may with this colorful lesson. (more…)
Are your young learners familiar with the past progressive? Show them this tense (also known as the past continuous) in context in our anti-bullying story about a fighter called Souljah31. (more…)
What are you doing right now? Are you studying? Are you learning? We’ve completely redone our Present Progressive lesson to give your kids even more practice with this very common verb tense! (more…)