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The following ESL resources are available for Frequency expressions:

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Frequency adverbials speaking
Ss ask each other questions from prompts


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Frequency adverbs
General worksheet inc speaking and writing


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


Frequency adverbials quiz
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

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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


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 with lead-in and comprehension tasks.
Jigsaw reading for groups of three.
Grammar follow-up on participle clauses (PDF advanced version)
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Download Intermediate (PDF)
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