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skills: films
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skills: stories

Worksheets for books
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The ten most popular books of all time (948)
Ten short descriptions of the world's most popular books of all time. (Information from Wikipedia.) Students take turns to read out the descriptions. Others have to guess the book.


Book references for booksPage top ↑

General English course books (adults)

Inside Out Student's Book Intermediate book cover Inside Out Student's Book Intermediate 
Susan Kay   Vaughan Jones   
Unit 2 Relax  Pages 20 - 21
(20) Listening (21) Anecdote - talk about a book or film you have seen or read recently.

Speaking / listening skills books

Just Listening and Speaking Upper Intermediate book cover Just Listening and Speaking Upper Intermediate 
Jeremy Harmer   Carol Lethaby   
Listening 5 - A story about wolves  Pages 16 - 17
Extract from Little House on the Prairie
Listening 15 - White teeth  Pages 39 - 40
Extract from the book White Teeth by Zadie Smith.

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Politics and the US Election
Complete lesson Vocabulary: politics, elections; skills: political issues.
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Receptionist told to wear high heels or go home
Complete lesson Vocabulary: work clothes; skills: gender discrimination; grammar: reported speech.
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Grammar notes: Comparison with
Comprehensive grammar reference notes, illustrated.
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Grammar notes pdf