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Leisure activities

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skills:
eating out / restaurants
 
skills:
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skills:
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vocabulary:
leisure activities
 
skills:
exercise and fitness
 
skills:
computer games
 
skills:
tourism
 
 
 

The following ESL resources are available for Leisure activities:

 
 
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Leisure activities
Set of 24 (mostly) outdoor activity cards. Can be grouped or used for guessing games etc
 
 

 

 
Audio
 
 
Spare time (690)
Vox pops: What do you do in your spare time?
 
 

 

 
 
 
 

General English course books (adults)

New Cutting Edge Pre-Intermediate students' book book cover 

New Cutting Edge Pre-Intermediate students' book 

Sarah Cunningham   Peter Moore   
 
Module 1 Leisure and lifestyle  Pages 6 - 7
Match pictues with leisure activities. Listen to survey of leisure activities and fill in table. Classify activites according to collocating verbs: do go, play etc
 
Module 11 The best things in life  Pages 98 - 99
Reading: When an interest becomes an obsession. People who take interests to extremes - collectors etc
 
 

Speaking / listening skills books

Just Listening and Speaking Upper Intermediate book cover 

Just Listening and Speaking Upper Intermediate 

Jeremy Harmer   Carol Lethaby   
 
Listening 6 - Things people do for fun  Pages 18 - 19
Pictures of five leisure activities, five people. Guess, listen, match pictures. Exercises on vocab / phrases from the scripts.
 
Listening 7 - Leisure centre  Pages 20 - 21
Recorded telephone information about a leisure centre : opening times, facilities etc.
 
 

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.
Grammar notes on comparison with as..as 1 Grammar notes on comparison with as..as 2 Grammar notes on comparison with as..as 3
Download English grammar notes: comparison with as...as (PDF)