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grammar: cleft sentences
pronunciation: emphasizing

Worksheets for emphasizing
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Emphasizing - situation cards (943)


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Emphasizing dominoes (563)
Dominoes matching focusing on language for emphasis: cleft sentences, so / such etc



Ordering exercises for emphasizingPage top ↑
Cleft sentences ordering exercises (366)
Set of five linked segment ordering exercises using cleft sentences for empahasis: what I need is...etc / It wasn't me who... etc


Book references for emphasizingPage top ↑

General English course books (adults)

Global Upper Intermediate students' book book cover Global Upper Intermediate students' book 
Lindsay Clandfield   Rebecca Robb Benne   
Unit 1 Alive & Well  Page 7   Pronunciation and speaking
Pronunciation of auxiliary verbs for emphasis

Inside Out Student's Book Advanced book cover Inside Out Student's Book Advanced 
Ceri Jones   Tania Bastow   
Unit 3 City  Page 31   City life
Two people discuss the city they live in. Follow-up discussion on safety in students' home towns

Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate book cover Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate 
Vaughan Jones   Susan Kay   
Unit 11 Sell  Pages 105 - 106
(cleft sentences)
Unit 14 Review 2  Page 133 

New Cutting Edge Upper Intermediate students' book book cover New Cutting Edge Upper Intermediate students' book 
Peter Moore   Sarah Cunningham   
Module 6 Getting it right  Page 71   Study - practise
End-of-unit practice exercises
Module 6 Getting it right  Page 68   Giving emphasis
Text comparison - dialogue . Students listen and add empahsis expressions. Follow-up matchin exercise.

Grammar books with exercises

Developing Grammar in Context book cover Developing Grammar in Context 
Mark Nettle   Diana Hopkins   
15 Do and other auxiliaries for emphasis  Pages 83 - 88

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