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Sounds and spelling

 

The following ESL resources are available for Sounds and spelling:

 
 
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Sounds and spelling
Students answer questions about sounds and spelling and look at example words. The aim is to highlight the mismatch between English vowel sounds and the Latin alphabet.
 
 

 

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Difficult spellings
Eight words chosen for their phonetically opaque spellings. Students match with phonetic transcriptions and approximate meanings.
 
 

 

 
 
 
 

Photocopiable resource books

Play Games with English Book 2 (1981-8) book cover 

Play Games with English Book 2 (1981-8) 

Colin Granger   John Plumb   
 
Pronunciation page 47  Page 47 
(1) Ss punctuate short passage and then read it aloud. (2) Silent letters. Picture prompts. (3) Rhyming words. Match from list.
 
 

ESL lesson plans

Politics and the US Election

Complete lesson Vocabulary: politics, elections; skills: political issues.
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Gender discrimination at work

Complete lesson Vocabulary: work clothes; skills: gender discrimination; grammar: reported speech.
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Download Workplace gender discrimination (PDF)
 

English grammar notes

Comparison with as...as

Comprehensive grammar reference notes, illustrated.
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