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The following ESL resources are available for Intonation:

book references (3)
quiz (1)
 
 
 
 
Intonation audio quiz 1 (939)
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.
 
 

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)