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The following ESL resources are available for children / childhood:

 
 
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Verb patterns - questions
Questions about child rearing using make / let and other verbs on page 16
 
 

 

 
Reading passages
 
 
Children 'damaged' by materialism (80)
BBC News article. 26 February 2008
 
 

 

 
 
 
 

General English course books (adults)

Inside Out Student's Book Intermediate book cover 

Inside Out Student's Book Intermediate 

Susan Kay   Vaughan Jones   
 
Unit 5 Kids  Pages 42 - 48
(1) p42 - children's definitions of 'a mother'. (2) p43 - listening: children defining various things. (3) p47 - 48 - Reading & listening: Roald Dahl's childhood memories.
 
 
Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate book cover 

Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate 

Vaughan Jones   Susan Kay   
 
Unit 11 Sell  Pages 98 - 99
Listening : 'The Playground Pound' -advertising to children - moral issues
 
 
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  Pages 14 - 15  Vice La Difference
Vocabulary: stages of life Reading text on overseas exchange visits and how people grow apart.
 
 
Straightforward Advanced Student's Book book cover 

Straightforward Advanced Student's Book 

Roy Norris   
 
1B First day  Page 8   Listening: starting at a new school
 
 

Photocopiable resource books

Intermediate Communication Games book cover 

Intermediate Communication Games 

Jill Hadfield   
 
20 - Parent power  Page 20 
Fill in questionnaires ubout upbrining. Find out who had the strictest.
 
 

Speaking / listening skills books

Just Listening and Speaking Upper Intermediate book cover 

Just Listening and Speaking Upper Intermediate 

Jeremy Harmer   Carol Lethaby   
 
Listening 3 - What photographs remind us of  Pages 12 - 13
Four pictures (3 of them abroad), four speakers. Match picture with speaker. Vocabulary matching activity - disparate words and phrases.
 
 

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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ESL grammar notes

Comparison with as...as

Comprehensive grammar reference notes, illustrated.
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