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Intonation

 

The following ESL resources are available for Intonation:

book references (3)
quiz (1)
 
 
 
 
Intonation audio quiz 1
Sixteen-question MC quiz with audio. Indicate if intonation rises or falls at end of sentences. Includes question tags and statement-questions.
 
 

 

 
 
 
 

General English course books (adults)

New Cutting Edge Upper Intermediate students' book book cover 

New Cutting Edge Upper Intermediate students' book

Peter Moore   Sarah Cunningham   
 
Module 1 Past and present  Page 16   Pronunciation
Ss listen and mark sentences as polite, casual or rude depending on intonation.
 
 
New Inside Out Student's Book Advanced book cover 

New Inside Out Student's Book Advanced

Ceri Jones   Tania Bastow   
 
Unit 1 Conversation  Page 8   Speaking and Listening
Students talk about areas of contention in relationships. Role play telephone conversation between boyfriend and girlfriend, then listen to similar conversation Pron: intonation when angry
 
Unit 2 Taste  Page 20   describing dishes
Four speakers talk about food in countries they've visited. Intonation for expressing enthusiasm and reservation.
 
 

Grammar

Comparison with as...as...

Comparison with <i>as</i>...</i>as...</as>: picture
 
Detailed grammar reference notes on comparison with as....
Three pages, illustrated. Includes positive and negative forms, modifiers and common similes.
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ESL lesson plans

Reading and vocabulary: workplace discrimination

Reading and vocabulary: workplace discrimination: picture
 
Work clothing vocabulary.
News story in graded English about woman who was sent home for refusing to wear high-heeled shoes.
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ESL lesson plans

Reading and vocabulary: How Donald Trump got rich: a tale of three Trumps

Reading and vocabulary: How Donald Trump got rich: a tale of three Trumps: picture
 
Three articles in graded English with lead-in and comprehension tasks.
Jigsaw reading for groups of three.
Grammar follow-up on participle clauses (PDF advanced version)
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Download Intermediate (PDF)
 
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