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by Brian
Tue Feb 15, 2011 3:50 pm
Forum: Activities and Games
Topic: No words ... Nothing is Forgotten
Replies: 1
Views: 1177

No words ... Nothing is Forgotten

Hi Teachers I've just added a new comic to my site. It´s by Ryan Andrews and it´s worth checking out just for his beautiful illustrations. Also - there are no words. No speech balloons, thought balloons, captions, sound effects. The whole story is told only through pictures, which means that ANY lev...
by Brian
Mon Jan 31, 2011 5:00 pm
Forum: Activities and Games
Topic: Valentine's day - same old, same old?
Replies: 0
Views: 958

Valentine's day - same old, same old?

Hi Teachers Why not give wordsearches a break this Valentine's day? Maybe your students would enjoy Romeo and Juliet in comic book form? How about some amazing trivia facts with a romantic theme? It's all free, including worksheets and teaching notes: www.grammarmancomic.com Share the love - Happy V...
by Brian
Thu Dec 09, 2010 8:27 am
Forum: Activities and Games
Topic: Christmas trivia
Replies: 0
Views: 1325

Christmas trivia

Hi Teachers

I've just updated my trivia section with fun, festive facts about Santa Claus, snow and Christmas itself. Teaching notes are included. Free.

Here's the link

http://www.grammarmancomic.com/factsmenu3.html

Merry Christmas to you and your students

Brian
by Brian
Sun Oct 17, 2010 12:19 am
Forum: Activities and Games
Topic: Halloween resources - Twilight
Replies: 0
Views: 965

Halloween resources - Twilight

Hi Teachers

I've just added three Twilight comics to my website (read online or download), along with teaching notes, seven worksheets and answer keys.

www.grammarmancomic.com/twilight.html

It's free. Hope your students enjoy the resources.

Brian
by Brian
Sat May 22, 2010 4:54 am
Forum: Activities and Games
Topic: Football Crazy
Replies: 0
Views: 1140

Football Crazy

Hi All Football Crazy is a 52 page book with colourful illustrations. There are 12 short texts, each about different aspects of football (umm ... that's 'soccer' to our American cousins). The book also has 24 exercises for developing various reading skills and vocabulary. With the football World Cup...
by Brian
Sat May 22, 2010 4:52 am
Forum: Activities and Games
Topic: A teaching idea with 'non-standard' English
Replies: 2
Views: 1701

Those are great - I think my intermediate students would enjoy them as an end-of-lesson filler.
by Brian
Mon Apr 26, 2010 2:39 pm
Forum: Activities and Games
Topic: Launched: www.mingtheminibus.com
Replies: 2
Views: 1665

Hi Nomadxx

Slick little cartoon. Were you involved in producing it? Can you tell me more background ... where is it made? How many people are involved?

Brian


*** COMICS *** for ESL students www.grammarmancomic.com


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by Brian
Wed Mar 03, 2010 4:42 am
Forum: Activities and Games
Topic: New comic
Replies: 0
Views: 888

New comic

Hi Teachers

I've just added a new Grammarman comic to my site.

www.grammarmancomic.com/grammarman54.html

Hope you and your students enjoy it (it's free).

Brian
by Brian
Sat Feb 06, 2010 7:23 am
Forum: Activities and Games
Topic: Valentine's Day
Replies: 1
Views: 1427

Valentine's Day

Hi Teachers

For Valentine's Day I've got a new comic ... Romeo and Juliet.

It's free to download and there's also a study pack of activities to help students enjoy the comic and practise their English.

www.grammarmancomic.com/romeo.html

Hope it's useful to you.

Brian
by Brian
Thu Dec 03, 2009 7:39 am
Forum: Activities and Games
Topic: The Grinch - Christmas play for starter level students
Replies: 0
Views: 2735

The Grinch - Christmas play for starter level students

Hi teachers I've written a play script for 'How the Grinch Stole Christmas' by Dr. Seuss. I think it's suitable for very low level students. I've made a pack you can download (free) which includes a story, flash cards, a song and the play script. It's at www.grammarmancomic.com/grinch.html I'm using...
by Brian
Wed Oct 21, 2009 2:32 pm
Forum: Activities and Games
Topic: Halloween resources
Replies: 2
Views: 1121

Hi Mark

Thanks - and thanks for the plug on the ESL HQ forums too. Much appreciated.

If you (or your students) come up with any ideas for exploiting the 'fearsome facts', can you let me know?

Brian
by Brian
Tue Oct 13, 2009 1:37 pm
Forum: Activities and Games
Topic: Halloween resources
Replies: 2
Views: 1121

Halloween resources

Hi all

I've just updated www.grammarmancomic.com for Halloween.

Included is a beautifully illustrated comic version of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. Study notes too.

Cheers!

Brian
by Brian
Mon Sep 14, 2009 7:46 am
Forum: Activities and Games
Topic: Polar Bears
Replies: 0
Views: 893

Polar Bears

These polar bear poems ...

www.grammarmancomic.com/poems.html

... are the work of some creative grade 9 students from Japan.

I've also included a lesson plan and resources for other teachers who might like to try the same activity with their own students.

Cheers

Brian
by Brian
Sun Sep 06, 2009 12:35 pm
Forum: Activities and Games
Topic: Drilling
Replies: 2
Views: 1369

Drilling

How many people on here use drilling regularly?

Is it now considered an outdated technique? Is there one prescribed method of drilling that I ought to be using?

Brian
by Brian
Sun Sep 06, 2009 12:32 pm
Forum: Activities and Games
Topic: Rookie Teacher in Desperate Need of Help
Replies: 7
Views: 2978

Hi again, BK Prince You don't need to emulate the other teachers - just pick out some things that they do which seem to be successful with the students. Borrow some of their ideas for games, activities, classroom management, presenting new vocabulary etc. If you can hang in there for another month o...