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Leisure activities

See also:
eating out / restaurants
leisure activities
exercise and fitness
computer games

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


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

Politics and the US Election

Complete lesson Vocabulary: politics, elections; skills: political issues.
US Election ESL worksheet 1 US Election ESL worksheet 2 US Election ESL worksheet 3 US Election ESL worksheet 4
Download Politics and the US Election (PDF)

Gender discrimination at work

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