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Elementary Grammar Games book cover Elementary Grammar Games 
Jill Hadfield   
1 - a or an  Page 1 
Ss match food pictures with cards (a or an).
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.
17 - There is and There are: affirmative and negative  Page 17 
Ss match half sentences (There is + a fireplace etc.) to describe a picture of a room.
18 - Is there...? and Are there...?  Page 18 
Pictures. Ss have to ask questions to match lodgers with bedsits.

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 Pre-Intermediate Resource Pack  book cover Reward Pre-Intermediate Resource Pack  
Sue Kay   
3 Spot the similarities  Page 3 
Students describe pictures of similar interiors / exteriors using 'there is / there are' to find differences
10 Over the bridge...  Page 10 
Students write a description of a picture with gaps. Partners must fill the gaps and guess the picture

Graded Reading and Listening