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Auxiliaries - matching (447)
Short utterances and responses to match, each requiring an understanding of auxiliaries. (16 cards)
 
 

 

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Auxiliaries practice (243)
Pair work to practise 'so do I' Have you? (polite interest) etc
 
 

 

 

Quizzes for auxiliaries - generalPage top ↑
 
Auxiliary verbs quiz (46)
15 question multiple-choice quiz
 
 

 

Auxiliaries quiz 1 (207)
Mulitple-choice quiz. Choose the correct phrase using auxiliaries.
 
 

 



Book references for auxiliaries - generalPage top ↑
 

General English course books (adults)


English Result Pre-Intermediate Student's Book book cover English Result Pre-Intermediate Student's Book 
Mark Hancock   Annie McDonald   
Unit 1 Personal details  Page 11   be and do in questions
 

Global Upper Intermediate students' book book cover Global Upper Intermediate students' book 
Lindsay Clandfield   Rebecca Robb Benne   
Unit 1 Alive & Well  Pages 6 - 7  Auxiliary verbs
Auxiliary verbs be / do / have
 

Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate book cover Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate 
Vaughan Jones   Susan Kay   
Unit 1 Images  Pages 6 - 8
(6) Various sentences gapped for 'have', 'do' and 'be'. Can serve as part of an introduction to the uses of auxiliaries.
 

New Cutting Edge Upper Intermediate students' book book cover New Cutting Edge Upper Intermediate students' book 
Peter Moore   Sarah Cunningham   
Module 1 Past and present  Pages 14 - 15  Uses of auxiliaries
Audio dialogue + script for analysis of various uses of auxiliaries: emphases, short answers, queston tags, expressing interest.
 

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.
 


 

auxiliaries - question tagsPage top ↑

 
worksheets (3)
book references (9)
quiz (2)
audio (1)
notes (1)
 
 
Notes
Notes - question tags (1410)
Detailed notes with links to online activities.
 


Worksheets for auxiliaries - question tags
 
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Question tag dominoes (740)
12-piece dominoes game including trickier examples, Imperative + will you? Let's + shall we?
 
 

 

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Oral practice - question tags (656)
Students complete statements guessing about their partners, then check their guesses by adding a question tag
 
 

 

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Question tags extra practice (22)
Intended as a self-study extra. Students could practise reading the statements aloud and inserting the tags.
 
 

 

 

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Auxiliaries - question tags (693)
Ten-question MC quiz
 
 

 

 

Audio for auxiliaries - question tagsPage top ↑
 
Grammar Challenge - question tags (453)
Short radio BBC radio programme about question tags. MP3download available.
 
 

 


 
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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  Pages 6 - 7
Short listening (T 02) + analysis; gap-type exercises.
 

New Cutting Edge Upper Intermediate students' book book cover New Cutting Edge Upper Intermediate students' book 
Peter Moore   Sarah Cunningham   
Module 1 Past and present  Pages 14 - 15  Uses of auxiliaries
Audio dialogue + script for analysis of various uses of auxiliaries: emphases, short answers, queston tags, expressing interest.
 

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  Page 7   Grammar and pronunciation
Intonation for question tags; practice
Unit 1 Impressions  Page 7   Speaking: anecdote
Students talk about a person who made a big impression on them
 

Photocopiable resource books


Grammar Games and Activities 1 book cover Grammar Games and Activities 1 
Peter Watcyn-Jones   
30 - Group opinions  Page 86 
(1) Ss interview each other on a list of topics using question tags - 'You don't trust politicians, do you?' etc. (2) Report findings using 'most of us', 'some of us' etc.
 

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?  Page 12 
 

General English adult course resource packs


Reward Intermediate Resource Pack book cover Reward Intermediate Resource Pack 
Susan Kay   
5 Are you in tune?  Page 5 
Questionnaire activity intended to practice tag questions. Personal questions about music.
 

Reward Upper-intermediate Resource Pack book cover Reward Upper-intermediate Resource Pack 
Susan Kay   
1b I know you, don't I?  Page 1 
Ss makes a guess about their partner's lifestyle (list of prompts), then check if they are right using a question tag.
 




 

auxiliaries - so / neitherPage top ↑

 
book references (5)
quiz (1)
 
 

Quizzes for auxiliaries - so / neitherPage top ↑
 
Auxiliaries - so / neither / nor quiz (694)
Ten-question MC quiz.
 
 

 


 
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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
 




 

auxiliaries - sounding interestedPage top ↑

 


Worksheets for auxiliaries - sounding interested
 
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Converstation starters (741)
Twenty seven commonplace statements (We had a great weekend. My feet are killing me. etc.) to cue responses - Did you? etc + ways of continuing a conversation.
 
 

 

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Oral practice - auxiliaries for expressing interest (657)
Students compete sentences about themselves and then tell partners. Partners respond with short question using an auxiliary to show interst and then continue the conversation with a follow-up question or comment
 
 

 


 
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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 7 
Short listening (T04) for intonation. Pariwork practice with prompts.
 

New Cutting Edge Upper Intermediate students' book book cover New Cutting Edge Upper Intermediate students' book 
Peter Moore   Sarah Cunningham   
Module 1 Past and present  Pages 14 - 15  Uses of auxiliaries
Audio dialogue + script for analysis of various uses of auxiliaries: emphases, short answers, queston tags, expressing interest.
 

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.
 




 

auxiliaries - avoiding repetitionPage top ↑

 
worksheets (3)
 


Worksheets for auxiliaries - avoiding repetition
 
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Auxiliaries practice - split dialogue (39)
Pairs: Jumbled dialogue using auxiliary short forms.
 
 

 

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Auxiliaries - dialogue 2 (446)
Split dialogue - pair work
 
 

 

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Auxiliaries - avoiding repetition (450)
Four dialgues illustrating the use of auxiliaries to avoid repetition
 
 

 





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