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Vowel sounds - single

 

The following ESL resources are available for Vowel sounds - single:

 
 
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IPA word rush
Students in teams of 3/4. Make one copy of sheet per team. Cut IPA sentences into strips. Each team sends a runner to the front to collect a strip. Return to groups. Group must follow instructions on sheet.
 
 

 

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IPA single vowel sounds
List of single vowel sounds (including final 'y') + example words + four columns for exercises
 
 

 

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IPA chart
45-sound IPA chart arranged as a list: IPA symbol; example word in Latin alphabet; example word in phonetic script.
 
 

 

 
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Tools
 
 
MacMillan interactive phonemic chart (349)
Interactive IPA chart for English with audio recordings of the sounds and an example word for each
 
 

 

 
 
 
 

General English course books (adults)

Inside Out Student's Book Intermediate book cover 

Inside Out Student's Book Intermediate 

Susan Kay   Vaughan Jones   
 
Unit 7 party  Page 59 
Follows from reading on page 58.
 
Unit 8 Review 1  Page 68 

 
 
Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate book cover 

Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate 

Vaughan Jones   Susan Kay   
 
Unit 2 Family  Pages 18 - 143
Ss read and listen to sentences and match vowel sound with underlined sound in the sentence.
 
 
New Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate book cover 

New Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate 

Susan Kay   Vaughan Jones   
 
Unit 2 Generations  Page 18   Single vowel sounds
Listen and repeat. Match phonetic symbols to examples in sentences
 
 

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)