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The following ESL resources are available for Should:

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You be the judge
Six crime cases. Student's take it in turns to read out their case. The group must decide on sentences for each case in turn. Can also be used to practice criticism, should have etc.



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 3 At rest, at work  Page 26 
Should for advice. Picture for presentation, Short texts -> discussion of what the people in them should do

Photocopiable resource books

Intermediate Communication Games book cover 

Intermediate Communication Games

Jill Hadfield   
15 - Told you so!  Page 15 
should /ought Giving advice using rold cards should have One year later follow-up
25 - Lifemap  Page 25 
Board game with dice and counters.
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 2 page 7  Page 7 
Two kitchen pics. Things in the wrong place. 'The towel should be behind the door etc.

General English adult course resource packs

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Reward Pre-Intermediate Resource Pack

Sue Kay   
29 What's the matter?  Page 29 
Health problems: cue cards with pictures. Students give negative / postive advice
Progress check 26 - 30 The game of chance  Pages 26 - 30
Odd board game


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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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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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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