Practicing Grammatical Structures

Simple is Hard


It’s essential.

And it comes so easily to most. But for some it requires persistent work.

I want to say to those who are trying to learn to speak and those who are teaching them: Be of good cheer. Do not think of to-day’s failures, but of the success that may come to-morrow. You have set yourselves a difficult task, but you will succeed if you persevere, and you will find a joy in overcoming obstacles — a delight in climbing rugged paths, which you would perhaps never know if you did not sometime slip backward — if the road was always smooth and pleasant. Remember, no effort that we make to attain something beautiful is ever lost.      ~Helen Keller

 These posts provide prompts for repeated practice with specific grammatical structures. For those who need it.
The limits of my language means the limits of my world.”                      ~ Ludwig Wittgenstein

pizza 2Except, Present Perfect (& negative) and But Prompts




Would, Could, What would happen if …? A discussion of family finances and savings. 

Have you seen title Places to go and things to see are a topic that can elicit Have you ever…? and “I have seen …” and “I have never seen…”



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