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“Stressed” Spelled Backwards is Just “Desserts”—After Healthy Helpings of Syllables, Emphasis, & Rhythm.

“Stressed” Spelled Backwards is Just “Desserts”—After Healthy Helpings of Syllables, Emphasis, & Rhythm.

Competency Puzzle “Listen & Speak with Understanding” Pieces E-02.01 to E-02.11: Numbers of Syllables, Stress Patterns, Meaning Focus, & Re...
Make Pauses for Clauses

Make Pauses for Clauses

   Competency Puzzle “Apply Grammar” Pieces D-15.01 to 15.05: Join Co-ordinate & Subordinate (Independent & Dependent) Clauses in Compound ...
Keep a Masked Distance But Don’t Stop Laughing, Listening, Learning, & Linking

Keep a Masked Distance But Don’t Stop Laughing, Listening, Learning, & Linking

Competency Puzzle “Listen & Speak with Understanding” E-00.01a & b: Get & Assert Meaning with Body Language Remember when we used to tr...
Active or Passive, Perfect Usage of Verb Tenses, Aspects, Voices, & Moods

Active or Passive, Perfect Usage of Verb Tenses, Aspects, Voices, & Moods

Competency Puzzle “Apply Grammar” Pieces D-13.01 to D-14.04: (Present, Past, Future, & Modal) Perfect Verb Tenses & Aspects + the Passive V...
Verb Tenses Making You Tense? How to ReVerberate with Verbiage on Other Aspects of Verbs & Verbals

Verb Tenses Making You Tense? How to ReVerberate with Verbiage on Other Aspects of Verbs & Verbals

[CLICK ON ANY BLUE UNDERLINED link to see all the grammar tools. Just scroll down to what you want.] So far, Verb Tenses (Past, Present, Future) &...
How to Put Together the Parts & Pieces That Make Language Work: Grammar Competencies Part 4

How to Put Together the Parts & Pieces That Make Language Work: Grammar Competencies Part 4

Competency Puzzle “Apply Grammar” Pieces D-08 through D-09: Use the Simple Past; Relate to the Past Time Frame  At the Present time, it still feels...
How to Put Together the Parts & Pieces That Make Language Work: Grammar Competencies Part 3

How to Put Together the Parts & Pieces That Make Language Work: Grammar Competencies Part 3

Why and how we can/could, will/would, may/might/must, should/shall go out to teaching/learning grammar in an unprecedented, weird new world... Comp...
Lessons and Books for Teaching at Home (V3)

Lessons and Books for Teaching at Home (V3)

Puzzle Parts & Pieces G, H, I, J = Coordinate Language Skills, Cover Content in Context, Refer to Resources, Enjoy Extras Media broadcasts co...