Intensive English at Pratt


Accuracy & Grammar Links

March 04, 2010 By: Nada Category: Grammar, Uncategorized

Help students GET IT RIGHT with these accuracy and grammar resources.

Direct/Indirect Objects: explanation and worksheet

March 02, 2010 By: Nada Category: Grammar, Uncategorized

Contributed by Rachid.

Mixed constructions/dangling modifiers from Hacker’s Rules for Writers

March 02, 2010 By: Nada Category: Grammar, Writing

These are some of the explanations and exercises I have found most useful for dealing with mixed constructions, dangling modifiers, and tangled logic in sentences.  Source:  Diana Hacker’s Rules for Writers.

lesson plan for teaching adjective clauses using art

March 02, 2010 By: Nada Category: Grammar, Speaking, Uncategorized, Writing

This lesson aims to teach adjective clauses in a fun and engaging way; to eliminate short, choppy sentences and encourage longer, more complex sentences; to help students eliminate misplaced modifiers and correct general word order problems within a sentence. Contributed by Jennifer Ostrega.

Sentence Variety Worksheet

February 19, 2010 By: Nada Category: Uncategorized, Writing

Scroll down to the bottom of this web page to find a very handy worksheet (Taken from THE LIVELY ART OF WRITING by Lucile Vaughan Payne) for helping students with sentence variety. The worksheet also addresses subjects and predicates, fragments, and major sentence errors.