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Marriage / weddings

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The following ESL resources are available for Marriage / weddings:

 
 
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Agony aunts
Eight 'Dear Sue' letters that can be read out in a radio phone-in role play and advice given. Role cards can be made for the panel if requried - 'the priest', 'the libertine', 'the misogynist' etc.
 
 

 

 
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Why do people get married? (159)
Man and woman discuss marriage
 
 

 

International marriage (161)
Man (New Zealand accent) married to a Japanese woman talks about marriage.
 
 

 

Wedding vows (674)
Vox pops: What would you promise in your wedding vows?
 
 

 

 
 
 
 

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 5 Ritual  Pages 49 - 50
(1) Listening ; wedding rituals in different countries; (2) Speaking : Ss prepare and tell wedding anecdote; (3) Ss make statements beginning Marriage is... Page of words as prompts.
 
 
New Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate book cover 

New Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate 

Susan Kay   Vaughan Jones   
 
Unit 5 Ritual  Page 50   The King and I
Reading about a modern Las Vegas wedding ceremony conducted by an Elvis Presley impersonator Follow-up comprehension and vocabulary work
 
Unit 5 Ritual  Page 51   Wedding rituals
Listening passage about wedding rituals in different countries Vocab work on weddings Students talk about a wedding they have been to
 
Unit 5 Ritual  Page 52   Wedding anniversary
Students discuss quotes on marriage Split reading / grammar exercise about a couple celebrating their wedding anniversary
 
Unit 5 Ritual  Page 55   writing extra
Analysis of short essay giving an opinion on traditional weddings
 
 

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)