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Zero conditional

 

The following ESL resources are available for Zero conditional:

 
 
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Conditional dominoes I
Sixteen dominoes matching for zero, first and second conditionals.
 
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Conditional dominoes III - Advanced
Challenging conditionals dominoes matching activity for all conditionals - zero, second and third + conditional structures without 'if'.
 
 

 

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

 

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Conditionals sentence assembly II
Cut-up sentences: first, second 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)
 
 

 

 
 
 
 

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
 
 

Grammar

Comparison with as...as...

Comparison with <i>as</i>...</i>as...</as>: picture
 
Detailed grammar reference notes on comparison with as....
Three pages, illustrated. Includes positive and negative forms, modifiers and common similes.
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Download Comparison with as...as - grammar notes (PDF)
 
 

ESL lesson plans

Reading and vocabulary: workplace discrimination

Reading and vocabulary: workplace discrimination: picture
 
Work clothing vocabulary.
News story in graded English about woman who was sent home for refusing to wear high-heeled shoes.
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Download Dress code (PDF)
 
 

ESL lesson plans

Reading and vocabulary: How Donald Trump got rich: a tale of three Trumps

Reading and vocabulary: How Donald Trump got rich: a tale of three Trumps: picture
 
Three articles in graded English on the Trump family, charting the creation of the Trump fortune.
Pre-reading section on well-known business leaders. (PDF version)
Lead-in on the Trump family. (PDF version)
Jigsaw reading for groups of three on Donald Trump, his father and grandfather.
Grammar follow-up on participle clauses (PDF advanced version)
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Download A Tale of Three Trumps (PDF)
 
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Download A Tale of Three Trumps (Advanced) (PDF)