Sometimes Language teachers want to pack some fun into the last ten minutes of class...but they don't want to waste it.
Does Grammar suck the fun out of learning a language? Grammar - the toughest part of learning a second language? Isn't it strange how kids often start learning a second language with gusto. They come home singing songs in Spanish or French, counting numbers and asking how you are in cute accents. But then something happens. The fun stops, the language becomes difficult and all this usually starts with the introduction of grammar. It is as if the sunny world of language learning is clouded by the introduction of strange new concepts: pronouns, conjunctions, tenses, gerund, gender agreement, [...]