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How Donald Trump got rich - a tale of three Trumps

2  Frederick Trump

3  Fred Trump

4  Donald Trump
 

How Donald Trump got rich - a tale of three Trumps

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Printable lesson (PDF)

Download A Tale of Three Trumps (Intermediate) mini-unit

Three articles in graded English on the Trump family charting their rise to wealth.
Pre-reading section on well-known business leaders.
Lead-in on the Trump family.
Jigsaw reading for groups of three on Donald Trump, his father and grandfather.

Web-based lesson

Frederick Trump
Donald Trump's grandfather, Frederick Trump, emigrated to America in the late 19th century and made a fortune in the Yukon gold rush.
 

 

Fred Trump
Donald Trump's father, Fred, built solid middle-class housing in the New York suburbs, learned how use government housing schemes to his advantage, and turned his father's gold rush profits into a fortune.
 

 

Donald Trump
As much a media figure as a businessman, Donald Trump's controversial career has seen him move from the New York property market to entertainment, the media and finally politics.
 

 

 

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.
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