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was going to

Was going to


The following ESL resources are available for Was going to:


Photocopiable resource books

Intermediate Communication Games book cover 

Intermediate Communication Games

Jill Hadfield   
13 - Good intentions or The road to hell  Page 13 
present intentions: Mill type activity comparing good intentions. past intentions: one year later follow-up.

General English adult course resource packs

Reward Upper-intermediate Resource Pack book cover 

Reward Upper-intermediate Resource Pack

Susan Kay   
6b I was going to but  Page 6 
Speaking, Card game. Small groups. Ss turn over two picture cards and use their imagination to make a sentence following the patterns such as, I was going to but (something happened) so I (did something else).


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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Download Comparison with as...as - grammar notes (PDF)

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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Download Dress code (PDF)

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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Download Advanced (PDF)