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Homes / houses

See also:
furniture / furnishings

The following ESL resources are available for Homes / houses:

Homes - exteriors
19 slides showing mainly British homes ranging from a high-rise block through cottages, semi-detached houses to castles and palaces



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 13 Home  Page 120 
Types of homes and rooms in a home.

Photocopiable resource books

Advanced Communication Games book cover 

Advanced Communication Games

Jill Hadfield   
5 Find the occupants  Page 5 
Complex mill-type activity where students have to match buildings with their occupants. (These associations are somewhat limited culturally - elederly couple with bungalow etc.)

Speaking / listening skills books

Real Listening & Speaking 3 book cover 

Real Listening & Speaking 3

Miles Craven   
Unit 3 I'm looking for a flat  Page 18 
Rather skimpy picture matching exercise


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)