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Frequency expressions


The following ESL resources are available for Frequency expressions:

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Frequency adverbs
General worksheet inc speaking and writing


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Frequency adverbials speaking
Ss ask each other questions from prompts


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Frequency expressions find someone who
Find someone who for 'how often' questions


Frequency adverbials quiz (1024)
Ten-question MC quiz



General English course books (adults)

Inside Out Student's Book Intermediate book cover 

Inside Out Student's Book Intermediate 

Susan Kay   Vaughan Jones   
Unit 2 Relax  Pages 15 - 16
Frequency abverbs and adverbial phrases
Unit 8 Review 1  Page 67 
'How often do you...?' questions

Photocopiable resource books

Elementary Grammar Games book cover 

Elementary Grammar Games 

Jill Hadfield   
27 - Frequencey adverbs: always, sometimes,etc.  Page 27 
Game 1 Small groups. Card game. Ss match people cards (My brother etc.) with frequency cards (always, on Monday mornings etc.) and form a sentence. My brother always oversleeps on Monday mornings. Game 2 Pairwork. Card game. Ss match pictures of people with their personal calenders using clues about their lifestyles in the pictures.
Grammar Games and Activities 1 book cover 

Grammar Games and Activities 1 

Peter Watcyn-Jones   
4 - What's my uncle's job?  Page 44 
Ss ask yes / no questions to find out what job is on the picture card.
Play Games with English Book 2 (1981-8) book cover 

Play Games with English Book 2 (1981-8) 

Colin Granger   John Plumb   
The word order game page 24  Page 24 
Ordering words in a sentence. Some pictures substituted for words.

General English adult course resource packs

Reward Pre-Intermediate Resource Pack  book cover 

Reward Pre-Intermediate Resource Pack  

Sue Kay   
Progress check 1 - 5 Sentences in a hat  Pages 1 - 5
Students complete present simple statements with frequency adverbs from prompts

ESL lesson plans

How Donald Trump Got Rich: A Tale of Three Trumps

US Election ESL worksheet 1 Donald Trump ESL worksheet 2 Donald Trump worksheet 3 Donald Trump ESL worksheet 4 Donald Trump ESL worksheet 5 Donald Trump ESL worksheet 6
B1 / B2 Complete lesson Skills: split reading; discussion; role play Vocabulary: business and economics

Download A Tale of Three Trumps for B1/B2 (PDF)
C1 Complete lesson Skills: split reading; discussion; Grammar: participle clauses

Download A Tale of Three Trumps for C1 (PDF)

US Election Special 2016

US Election ESL worksheet 1 US Election ESL worksheet 2 US Election ESL worksheet 3 US Election ESL worksheet 4
B2/C1 Complete lesson Vocabulary: politics, elections; skills: discussing elections and issues.

Download Politics and the US Election (PDF)

Wear high heels or go home: gender discrimination at work

Gender descrimination ESL worksheet 1 Gender descrimination ESL worksheet 2 Gender descrimination ESL worksheet 3
B2/C1 Complete lesson Vocabulary work clothes; skills: gender discrimination; grammar: reported speech.

Download Workplace gender discrimination (PDF)

English grammar notes

Comparison with as...as

Comprehensive grammar reference notes, illustrated.
Grammar notes on comparison with as..as 1 Grammar notes on comparison with as..as 2 Grammar notes on comparison with as..as 3
Download English grammar notes: comparison with as...as (PDF)