The following ESL resources are available for Ability:
short business letter / email gapped for ability expressions
Notes on use of can and could for ability in past, present and future
Story with gaps - could / was able to / managed to etc
Short story gapeed for ability phrases : can / was able to / managed to etc
Photocopiable resource books
32 - can and can't Page 32 Picture cards. Grouping task. Ss must arrange themselves into teams of particular types (sports, music etc,) according to the abilities each S is given on a picture card.
Will Forsyth Sue Lavender
19 - Sales reps Page 19 2 groups: reps and buyers.
Buyers think of everyday problems; reps have cards with pics of (Heath-Robinson-ish) machines they must sell. ('You will be able to...')
General English adult course resource packs
20 Can you do it? Page 20 'Can' and 'could' for ability in the present and the past. (Mostly present)
27 Challenges Page 27 Teams must try out challenges and tick off statements (Student) can / can't (do challenge).
Challenges include saying the alhpabet in 15 seconds and other language-related tasks