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humour / comedy

 

The following ESL resources are available for humour / comedy:

book references (2)
reading (1)
audio (1)
 
 
Reading passages
 
 
'Funniest' jokes at Edinburgh Festival (544)
Report on the ten 'funniest' jokes at Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Mostly puns, mostly dreadful - but illustrative of some useful and interesting language.
 
 

 

 
Audio
 
 
Embarrassment (691)
Vox pops: What is your most embarrassing moment?
 
 

 

 
 
 
 

Photocopiable resource books

Grammar Games and Activities 1 book cover 

Grammar Games and Activities 1 

Peter Watcyn-Jones   
 
34 - Two funny stories  Pages 92 - 94
Ss sort and order story fragments to make two 'funny' stories.
 
 

Speaking / listening skills books

Just Listening and Speaking Upper Intermediate book cover 

Just Listening and Speaking Upper Intermediate 

Jeremy Harmer   Carol Lethaby   
 
Listening 2 - Telling a joke  Pages 10 - 11
Listening: Long (funny?) story.
 
 

ESL lesson plans

Politics and the US Election

Complete lesson Vocabulary: politics, elections; skills: political issues.
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Download Politics and the US Election (PDF)
 

Gender discrimination at work

Complete lesson Vocabulary: work clothes; skills: gender discrimination; grammar: reported speech.
Gender descrimination ESL worksheet thumbnail 1 Gender descrimination ESL worksheet 2 thumbnail Gender descrimination ESL worksheet 3 thumbnail
Download Workplace gender discrimination (PDF)
 

ESL grammar notes

Comparison with as...as

Comprehensive grammar reference notes, illustrated.
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Download Grammar notes: comparison with as...as (PDF)