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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

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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.
 
 
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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

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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.
 
 

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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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 on the Trump family, charting the creation of the Trump fortune.
Pre-reading section on well-known business leaders. (PDF version)
Lead-in on the Trump family. (PDF version)
Jigsaw reading for groups of three on Donald Trump, his father and grandfather.
Grammar follow-up on participle clauses (PDF advanced version)
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Download A Tale of Three Trumps (PDF)
 
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Download A Tale of Three Trumps (Advanced) (PDF)