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Zero conditional


The following ESL resources are available for Zero conditional:

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Conditionals dominoes II
More challenging conditionals dominoes matching activity for all conditionals (zero - third) + conditional structures without 'if'.


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Conditionals sentence assembly II
Cut-up sentences: first, second and open conditionals.


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Conditionals - sentence assembly
Cut-up sentences: first, second, third and open conditionals.


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Zero conditional vs first conditional
(1) Seven pairs of sentences. Ss have to differentiate between those that are generally true and those that refer to a probable sitution in the future. (2) Personalization. Five questions with prompts that produce first or zero conditional answers. (Some HK references)


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Conditional dominoes 2
Similar to Conditional dominoes 1 (the first and second conditional examples are the same) but with zero conditional substituted for third.



General English course books (adults)

Inside Out Student's Book Intermediate book cover 

Inside Out Student's Book Intermediate 

Susan Kay   Vaughan Jones   
Unit 13 Communication  Pages 110 - 111


Grammar books with exercises

Developing Grammar in Context book cover 

Developing Grammar in Context 

Mark Nettle   Diana Hopkins   
24 First, second and zero conditionals  Pages 139 - 144

ESL lesson plans

Politics and the US Election

Complete lesson Vocabulary: politics, elections; skills: political issues.
US Election ESL worksheet 1 US Election ESL worksheet 2 US Election ESL worksheet 3 US Election ESL worksheet 4
Download Politics and the US Election (PDF)

Gender discrimination at work

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