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Gender

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The following ESL resources are available for Gender:

book references (5)
audio (6)
reading (1)
 
 
Reading passages
 
 
Beyond 'he' and 'she': The rise of non-binary pronouns (1358)
Long 2,200 word piece - could be adapted for advanced students or mined for ideas.
 
 

 

 
Audio
 
 
Are you intelligent? (98)
Two presenters discuss a study that shows that men are more likely to overrate their ability than women.
 
 

 

The extinction of men (550)
Discussion that is both scientific (mentions chromosomes) and lighthearted - banter between presenter about male and female failings etc.
 
 

 

Women-only train carriages (551)
Discussion about female-only train carriages to avoid sexual harassment.
 
 

 

 
 

 

Being a woman (704)
Vox pops: What's the best thing about being a woman?
 
 

 

Being a man (705)
Vox pops: What's the best thing about being a man?
 
 

 

 
 
 
 

General English course books (adults)

Inside Out Student's Book Advanced book cover 

Inside Out Student's Book Advanced 

Ceri Jones   Tania Bastow   
 
Unit 1 Identity  Pages 8 - 9  The gender gap
Speaking on gender differences Reading: extracts from Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus
 
 
Inside Out Student's Book Intermediate book cover 

Inside Out Student's Book Intermediate 

Susan Kay   Vaughan Jones   
 
Unit 13 Communication  Pages 112 - 113
Discussion; questionnaire
 
 
New Cutting Edge Upper Intermediate students' book book cover 

New Cutting Edge Upper Intermediate students' book 

Peter Moore   Sarah Cunningham   
 
Module 4 The mind  Pages 40 - 41  Gender gaps on the brain
Reading on the differences between men and women's brains.
 
 
New Inside Out Student's Book Advanced book cover 

New Inside Out Student's Book Advanced 

Ceri Jones   Tania Bastow   
 
Unit 1 Conversation  Pages 6 - 7  Men are from Mars. Women are from Venus
Discussion + split reading. Vocabulary: word families - students complete a table of the different parts of speech of various items from the reading
 
 

General English adult course resource packs

Reward Upper-intermediate Resource Pack book cover 

Reward Upper-intermediate Resource Pack 

Susan Kay   
 
3c Men and women are from different planets  Page 3 
Ten statements about gender to agree / disagree with.
 
 

ESL lesson plans

How Donald Trump got rich: a tale of three Trumps

US Election ESL worksheet 1 Donald Trump ESL worksheet 2 Donald Trump worksheet 3 Donald Trump ESL worksheet 4 Donald Trump ESL worksheet 5 Donald Trump ESL worksheet 6
B1 / B2 Complete lesson Skills: split reading; discussion; role play Vocabulary: business and economics
Download A Tale of Three Trumps for B1/B2 (PDF)
C1 Complete lesson Skills: split reading; discussion; Grammar: participle clauses
Download A Tale of Three Trumps for C1 (PDF)
 

US Election Special 2016

US Election ESL worksheet 1 US Election ESL worksheet 2 US Election ESL worksheet 3 US Election ESL worksheet 4
B2/C1 Complete lesson Vocabulary: politics, elections; skills: discussing elections and issues.
Download Politics and the US Election (PDF)
 

Wear high heels or go home: gender discrimination at work

Gender descrimination ESL worksheet 1 Gender descrimination ESL worksheet 2 Gender descrimination ESL worksheet 3
B2/C1 Complete lesson Vocabulary work clothes; skills: gender discrimination; grammar: reported speech.
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)