Build-your-own Nutty Tilez Hall of Fame: the grammar edit!

by Holly Meehan
October 10, 2017

Grammar edit

Since the launch of build-your-own Nutty Tilez in April, we’ve seen custom vocab lists being used to supercharge vocab learning in all manner of wonderful ways! We’ve had a peek at the lists that have been created so far and rounded up some interesting and creative ideas that might come in handy this term.
Get your students back in the zone with some key structures! Here are our favorite lists with a grammar twist:

Comparisons/conjunctions (German), Nicola Cossburn, The Wavell School
With the help of Nicola’s list, your students will be joining and juxtaposing all over their written work – much to the delight of the examiners, no doubt!

ähnlich
gleich
hoch
da
mehr
es kommt darauf an
bis
während
viel
vor
höchst
anders
damit
am meisten
das Gegenteil
seitdem
obwohl
als
ob
am meisten
weil

 

Verben 1 (German) – Marco Foz, St George’s International Luxembourg.
Infinite infinitives and no idea where to start? How about this nicely curated set of essentials from Marco Foz?

bekommen
laufen
machen
lesen
schwimmen
singen
zeichnen
warten
trinken
schreiben
essen
sprechen
denken
kommen
sehen
lernen
fahren
lernen
werden
malen
warten

 

Time Phrases (Spanish), Ailsa Gray, Sheffield High School
Time is of the essence in this list of useful adverbials from Ailsa Gray.

luego
a menudo
siempre
pues
lunes
sábado
viernes
después
ayer
hoy
ahora
nunca
esta noche
por la tarde
después
esta semana
raramente
antes
tarde
mañana

 

Little Words (Spanish), Emma Gilmore, Brigshaw High School
Though they be but little, they are fierce…ly useful for writing exercises!

en
por favor
porque
pero
ya que
si

para
sin
gracias
mi
un
su
ella
tengo
el
es
son
a
hay

 

Tricky Spellings (French), Simon Leader, The Leys
This formidable list from Mr Leader is all awkward accents and difficult double letters…see if your students can kep their orthographic col!

le problème
le théâtre
la terrasse
le métier
la matière
la vaisselle
à l’étranger
peut-être
très
carrément
récemment
amitiés
bientôt
espérer
étudier
je préfère
je m’appelle
drôle
ennuyeux
passionnant
génial
américain
merveilleux
énormément

 

Irregular Verbs Present Tense (French), Tanya Kincaid, La Mare De Carteret High School
Rules were made to be broken, right? This list from Tanya Kincaid will help students get a handle on some of the most recurrent rebels of the verb world.

je bois
ils ont
je veux
je peux
tu veux
je fais
il fait
tu fais
tu es
je vais
il est
je dis
il a
j’ai
je suis
je prends
elle a
ils sont
je pars
on est

Final Nutty!

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