Author Archives: Douglas Perkins
There are dozens of topics and grammar points that can be studied using activities where students say or write things about pictures. Here are some slide shows and worksheets that I’ve used. Describe the Pictures: Animals. ODP & PDF. An … Continue reading
Here are some passive voice practice worksheets. In Japan, passive voice is taught at the beginning of ninth grade. One of the best ways to practice passive voice is converting between active voice and passive voice sentences while maintaining the … Continue reading
Here are some occupation flash cards. Occupations (jobs) are a topic that first comes up in my eighth grade textbook. Students are asked about their dream job, why they are interested in it, and what steps they can take towards … Continue reading
Every summer, several dozen students from my high school go to Adelaide, Australia, for a three-week study abroad session. In preparation, several teachers and I teach three Homestay English lessons to them. (There are several other prep sessions run by … Continue reading
Basic question and answer practice is a staple of foreign language study. Here is a set of questions designed for two-sentence or three-sentence answers. I use these worksheets in pairs. One student asks twelve questions, the other student answers, then … Continue reading
Here’s a new package of Literature Done in English on Archive.org. Written by Douglas Perkins and Adam Pearson, last updated 2017-03-06. If you haven’t seen the book before, check out the PDF or ODT first.