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Cleft sentences

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The following ESL resources are available for Cleft sentences:

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Cleft sentences - board game
 Board game with 15 squares, each with a cleft sentence prompt for a personal response. e.g. What I like most about my home town is...
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Cleft sentences ordering exercises
Set of five linked segment ordering exercises using cleft sentences for empahasis: what I need is...etc / It wasn't me who... etc


Cleft sentences - ordering exercises 2
Set of ten sentences. Drag words and phrases into correct order.




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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Download Advanced (PDF)