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countable and uncountable nouns

Countable and uncountable nouns

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The following ESL resources are available for Countable and uncountable nouns:

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Quantity - healthy eating
Worksheet on quantity expressions on the topic of food and health (links to New Cutting Edge Upper Int page 80)



General English course books (adults)

Inside Out Student's Book Intermediate book cover 

Inside Out Student's Book Intermediate 

Susan Kay   Vaughan Jones   
Unit 12 Basics  Pages 101 - 102

Photocopiable resource books

Elementary Grammar Games book cover 

Elementary Grammar Games 

Jill Hadfield   
4 - Countable and uncountable nouns  Page 4 
(1) Ss arrange food cards into pilesL C and U. (2)Ss arrange food items in a kitchen picture, then describe picture to partner who has to replicate the arrangement.
Grammar Activities 2 - Upper Intermediate book cover 

Grammar Activities 2 - Upper Intermediate 

Will Forsyth   Sue Lavender   
11 - 13 Countable and uncountable  Pages 11 - 13
Chapter 11
Gapped sentences. Focuses on countable and uncountable uses of : time, glass, light, hope, lamb, experience, belief

Chapter 12
(1) Mulitple choice picture captions focusing on coutable / uncounbable uses of : lamb, cake, emotion, iron
(2) Matching and gap fill : countable and uncountable uses of hair

Chapter 13
Put words into lists of either countable of uncoutable. Over 30 examples of commonly confused words.

Play Games with English Book 2 (1981-8) book cover 

Play Games with English Book 2 (1981-8) 

Colin Granger   John Plumb   
Spot the difference 1 page 2  Page 2 
Spot the difference with food pictures - countable and uncountable

General English adult course resource packs

Reward Upper-intermediate Resource Pack book cover 

Reward Upper-intermediate Resource Pack 

Susan Kay   
17a How's your haggling?  Page 17 
Ss interview each other to complete a questionnaire on haggling skills.

ESL lesson plans

How Donald Trump got rich: a tale of three Trumps

US Election ESL worksheet 1 Donald Trump ESL worksheet 2 Donald Trump worksheet 3 Donald Trump ESL worksheet 4 Donald Trump ESL worksheet 5 Donald Trump ESL worksheet 6
B1 / B2 Complete lesson Skills: split reading; discussion; role play Vocabulary: business and economics

Download A Tale of Three Trumps for B1/B2 (PDF)
C1 Complete lesson Skills: split reading; discussion; Grammar: participle clauses

Download A Tale of Three Trumps for C1 (PDF)

US Election Special 2016

US Election ESL worksheet 1 US Election ESL worksheet 2 US Election ESL worksheet 3 US Election ESL worksheet 4
B2/C1 Complete lesson Vocabulary: politics, elections; skills: discussing elections and issues.

Download Politics and the US Election (PDF)

Wear high heels or go home: gender discrimination at work

Gender descrimination ESL worksheet 1 Gender descrimination ESL worksheet 2 Gender descrimination ESL worksheet 3
B2/C1 Complete lesson Vocabulary work clothes; skills: gender discrimination; grammar: reported speech.

Download Workplace gender discrimination (PDF)

English grammar notes

Comparison with as...as

Comprehensive grammar reference notes, illustrated.
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