Classroom Materials

We are pleased to share these free materials to download and use in your classroom, including worksheets contributed by fellow teachers and the full text of Fun with Grammar by Suzanne Woodward.

Fun With Grammar

Fun with Grammar

Download PDFs of each chapter of Fun with Grammar.




Why I am not a fan of the Communicative Approach:

Commenting on David Barker's Teacher Talk post, The Shapal Method, a reader asks David Barker why he is not a fan of the Communicative Approach. We love David's response.

Video Lessons:

Understanding Spoken English with

Stacy Hagen


Linking with Vowels: Linking can make American English sound very fast. This lesson on linking with vowels will explain why the speech sounds so fast.

Can/Can't: In American English, "can" and "can't" can be confusing. They are not pronounced the way they are written. This lesson will help you better understand "can" and "can't" in spoken English.