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Leisure activities

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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
 
 

 

Related material from other sources

 
 
 
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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.
 
 

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 with lead-in and comprehension tasks.
Jigsaw reading for groups of three.
Grammar follow-up on participle clauses (PDF advanced version)
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Download Intermediate (PDF)
 
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Download Advanced (PDF)