Some interesting ideas on how to teach the second conditional:
This is a communicative, personalised activity for introducing defining relative clauses.
Ask your students to write the numbers 1-8 on their paper. Next to no. 1 tell them to write down a place where they like to eat. They should write the name only. You are going to read out 7 similar categories and they should similarly write down just the answer. Here’s the (suggested) list in full:
- a place where you like to eat
- someone who annoys you
- a time when you were surprised
- an activity which you hate doing
- someone whom you love
- a reason why you got up this morning
- something that you can do really well
- a place in which you feel relaxed
Now you can ask the students to look at the first one and say what you said to make them write it down. Hopefully they’ll come up with…
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A great grammar book for Advanced and Proficiency Level Students is MASTERMIND USE OF ENGLISH – REVISED published by Burlington Books. This is the Grammar book I use with my students in order to get them prepared for the Proficiency exam, either Cambridge or Michigan.
What I ‘ve just discovered is that there is some extra really helpful material here for the teacher to use when teaching some specific units of the book! I will definitely use it from now on!