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Auxiliary verbs - so / neither

 

We can use so / neither / nor + auxiliary to show that people have something in common (i.e. something is the same about them). This can be in the form of a short answer:'I feel tired.' 'So do I.'Or in a statement comparing people:Tim wants to go and so does Janet....Read more

 

The following ESL resources are available for Auxiliary verbs - so / neither:

book references (5)
quiz (1)
 
 
 
 
so / neither / nor quiz (694)
Ten-question MC quiz.
 
 

 

 
 
 
 

General English course books (adults)

Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate book cover 

Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate 

Vaughan Jones   Susan Kay   
 
Unit 1 Images  Page 6 
Short listening (T02)to introduce the structure ; pairwork : Os and Xs game.
 
 
New Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate book cover 

New Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate 

Susan Kay   Vaughan Jones   
 
Unit 1 Impressions  Pages 6 - 7  Listening - Grammar
Short dialogue featuring 'so / neither + auxiliary' Follow-up practice exerices
 
 

Photocopiable resource books

Play Games with English Book 2 (1981-8) book cover 

Play Games with English Book 2 (1981-8) 

Colin Granger   John Plumb   
 
Connections 2 page 21  Page 21 
Match utterances with 'So do I', 'Do you' etc.
 
 

Speaking / listening skills books

Real Listening & Speaking 3 book cover 

Real Listening & Speaking 3 

Miles Craven   
 
Unit 1 How are things?  Pages 10 - 12
Starting, maintaining and ending coversations. Includes language for responses - so / neither etc. Includes 3 listening passages
 
 

General English adult course resource packs

Reward Pre-Intermediate Resource Pack  book cover 

Reward Pre-Intermediate Resource Pack  

Sue Kay   
 
4 Likes and dislikes  Page 4 
30 pictures showing activities. One pic per student. They mill asking 'do you like...' + so do I / neither do I
 
 

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)