The Present Continuous – Part 3

This video for adult beginning ESL students shows the three most common uses of the present continuous tense.

The Present Continuous Tense Form for Adult English Learners, Part 2

The Present Continuous Tense Form for Adult English Learners, Part 1

“To Be or Not To Be” for Adult English Learners

My Family’s Thanksgiving

(A tweaked reprint of a 2016 post.)

For beginning level students, this is a Google Slide presentation of regular verb activities we do to celebrate Thanksgiving as a family. (You might want to add a slide, “We watch football games!) Use the language prompts to generate conversation. (Who cooks at your house? Do you cook? What do you cook? Does your husband cook? What does he cook? Do your children cook, too? What do they cook? What time do you cook? Etc. Don’t forget to have your students ask you questions.  (Be sure to include negative questions and responses as well as short answers to the students’ questions.)


Using Regular Simple Present Tense Verbs for ESL

Here’s a short video I made to help my beginning adult ESL students (and perhaps yours) understand and use the pattern of regular simple present tense verb conjugations to improve their ability to comprehend and communicate in English.

“To Be” Simple Present Questions and Answers on YouTube for Adult ESL

Here are some basics for using the “to be” verb in the simple present tense, questions, and short answers, affirmative and negative. I hope this can help your adult students.