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The following ESL resources are available for Advice / suggestions:

 
 
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Advice topics
Ss read out problems and other students give advice.
 
 

 

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Suggestions and advice - reference
Reference table with common forms for suggestions and advice
 
 

 

 
 
 
 

General English course books (adults)

Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate book cover 

Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate 

Vaughan Jones   Susan Kay   
 
Unit 4 Body  Pages 35 - 36
(1) Listening (advice about healthy lifestyles)
(2) Gap fill focusing on key phrases
(3) Write reply letter to someone wanting to be more healthy

 
Unit 7 Review 1  Page 64 
Speaking : what would you take with you on a five-year space mission (+ prompts)
 
 
New Cutting Edge Pre-Intermediate students' book book cover 

New Cutting Edge Pre-Intermediate students' book 

Sarah Cunningham   Peter Moore   
 
Module 3 At rest, at work  Page 26 
Should for advice. Picture for presentation, Short texts -> discussion of what the people in them should do
 
Module 9 Old and new  Page 85 
Students are given a budget and have to redesign a coffee bar (illustrated)
 
Module 12 Got to have it  Page 112 
Real life section. Four conversations. Listen , complete sentences for key language. Prepare similar dialogues in pairs
 
 
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 70   Real life
Students read advice given on Internet discussion forum, then write answers to a similar question.
 
Module 6 Getting it right  Page 71   Study - practise
End-of-unit practice exercises
 
Module 6 Getting it right  Pages 64 - 65  How to
Gap fill and listening on how-tos. Students then prepare how-tos to tell others
 
 
New Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate book cover 

New Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate 

Susan Kay   Vaughan Jones   
 
Unit 4 Challenge  Page 44   Useful phrases and pronunciation
Six conversations about minor health problems (Revamp of previous edition unit 4, p34) Follow up pairwork activity: A explains problem; B responds un/ sympathetically and gives advice
 
 

Photocopiable resource books

Grammar Activities 2 - Upper Intermediate book cover 

Grammar Activities 2 - Upper Intermediate 

Will Forsyth   Sue Lavender   
 
6 - 7 Advice and suggestions  Pages 6 - 7
Chapter 6
(1) Match phrases for giving advice with examples

(2) Sentence completion (replies to problems) using picture prompts

Chapter 7
(1)Multiple choice : choose the correct caption to pictures (6)
(2) Mating : match above with explanatory stentences (meaning, register)

 
 
Intermediate Communication Games book cover 

Intermediate Communication Games 

Jill Hadfield   
 
15 - Told you so!  Page 15 
should /ought Giving advice using rold cards should have One year later follow-up
 
25 - Lifemap  Page 25 
Board game with dice and counters.
 
 

Speaking / listening skills books

Just Listening and Speaking Upper Intermediate book cover 

Just Listening and Speaking Upper Intermediate 

Jeremy Harmer   Carol Lethaby   
 
Listening 1 - Money advice  Pages 8 - 9
Fiancial adviser gives budgeting advice to a student.
 
 

General English adult course resource packs

Reward Pre-Intermediate Resource Pack  book cover 

Reward Pre-Intermediate Resource Pack  

Sue Kay   
 
29 What's the matter?  Page 29 
Health problems: cue cards with pictures. Students give negative / postive advice
 
 

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)