Simple English ~ Nicola Prentis

Thoughts on ELT, English and whatever else comes into my head

The grammar of grammar

Do students need more grammar? No they don’t. Students don’t need more grammar, do they? Did students need more grammar yesterday?

December 30, 2012 · 1 Comment

Write – verb or noun?

I’m often preoccupied by the difference, not so much grammatically – I get that – rather which form I’ve a real claim to. I definitely write. But I’ve never felt … Continue reading

December 28, 2012 · 2 Comments

A linguistic confession

I’d consider myself quite an expert about learning languages. I’ve put in the years in the profession before realising that there are other ways to be involved in EFL than … Continue reading

December 25, 2012 · 3 Comments