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The following ESL resources are available for Comparing:

book references (3)
quiz (1)
Comparison quiz 1
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.


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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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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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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