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Describing places

 

The following ESL resources are available for Describing places:

book references (11)
quiz (1)
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 
 
 
 

General English course books (adults)

English Result Pre-Intermediate Student's Book book cover 

English Result Pre-Intermediate Student's Book 

Mark Hancock   Annie McDonald   
 
Unit 2 My region  Page 19   describing places
 
Unit 2 My region  Page 19   describing places
 
Unit 2 My region  Page 24   Writing a description of a region
 
 
Inside Out Student's Book Advanced book cover 

Inside Out Student's Book Advanced 

Ceri Jones   Tania Bastow   
 
Unit 3 City  Pages 26 - 27  Where in the world
Five travel-guide extracts. Read and guess the destination. Follow up vocabular work
 
Unit 3 City  Pages 28 - 29  Negative limiting adverbials
Examples and analysis Write a short description of a town or city Anecdote about visiting a city
 
Unit 3 City  Page 30   One big party
Guidebook-style piece on Leicester Square, London.
 
 

General English adult course resource packs

Reward Pre-Intermediate Resource Pack  book cover 

Reward Pre-Intermediate Resource Pack  

Sue Kay   
 
10 Over the bridge...  Page 10 
Students write a description of a picture with gaps. Partners must fill the gaps and guess the picture
 
33 A good place to live  Page 33 
Students describe an ideal place to live and then crticize the place they live now using 'too' , 'not enough' etc.
 
 
Reward Upper-intermediate Resource Pack book cover 

Reward Upper-intermediate Resource Pack 

Susan Kay   
 
7a Dream destinations  Page 7 
(1) Speaking : mill-type activity. Picture cards. Ss have half of a picture and find their partner who has the other half of a picture. (2) Writing : write description of picture in pairs. (3) Pictures and descriptions are then shuffled and re-matched.
 
7b Landscapes  Page 7 
Ss write descriptions of pictures; then read out descriptions and others draw.
 
5-8b Descriptions  Pages 5 - 8
Ss write descriptions using words taken from two texts. Then compare with original texts.
 
 

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)