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The following ESL resources are available for Comparing:

book references (3)
quiz (1)
Comparison quiz 1 (721)
Twelve-question MC quiz covering various ways of comparing. Upper-int / Advanced.



Photocopiable resource books

Advanced Communication Games book cover 

Advanced Communication Games 

Jill Hadfield   
6 Try it out!  Page 6 
Students discuss the relative advantages of various pictured objects for performing tasks and choose one object for each task (e.g. a coat hanger for unblocking a sink etc.)
Intermediate Communication Games book cover 

Intermediate Communication Games 

Jill Hadfield   
32 - Yuppies  Page 32 
One S lays a card. Second S lays another card and compares it with the first.
38 - Boiled eggs  Page 38 
Arranging and guessing. Ss arrange themselves in order according to a question such as, 'How do you like your boiled eggs, runny or hard?' Other Ss have to guess the question.

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)