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audio (6)
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Reading passages for genderPage top ↑
 
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 for genderPage top ↑
 
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?
 
 

 



Book references for genderPage top ↑
 

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.
 


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