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The following ESL resources are available for Art:

 
 
 
Paintings
Set of 8 paintings: (1) Leonardo da Vinci (1452 - 1519) - Mona Lisa (2) Pablo Picasso (1881 - 1973) - Three Musicians (3) Vincent van Gogh (1853 - 1890) - Vase with Twelve Sunflowers (4) Pierre Auguste Renoir (1841 - 1919) - Luncheon of the Boating Party (5) Leonardo da Vinci (1452 - 1519) - The Last Supper (6) Salvadore Dali (1904 - 1989) - The Persistence of Memory (7) (artist unknown) - example of collage (8) (artist unknown) - example of abstract paining
 
 

 

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General English course books (adults)

Inside Out Student's Book Advanced book cover 

Inside Out Student's Book Advanced

Ceri Jones   Tania Bastow   
 
Unit 3 City  Page 33   Discussion
Students discuss Edward Hoppers New York Movie (1939)
 
 
Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate book cover 

Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate

Vaughan Jones   Susan Kay   
 
Unit 10 Genius  Pages 88 - 92
(1) Discussion / reading on the Guggenheim museum in Bilbao. (2) Describing paintings. (3) Reading and listening : Frida Kalho.
 
 

Speaking / listening skills books

Just Listening and Speaking Upper Intermediate book cover 

Just Listening and Speaking Upper Intermediate

Jeremy Harmer   Carol Lethaby   
 
Listening 18 - In an art museum  Pages 47 - 48
Soundtrack for self-guided tour of the Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam. Includes (1) short biography of Van Gogh and (2) descriptions of two exhibits - self portraits.
 
 

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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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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