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The following ESL resources are available for urban myths:

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Urban myth - Spider bite!
Eighteen-line shocker about a girl who gets bitten by a spider. Story ordering: 18 strips - can be reduced to12 by removing those marked*, or expanded to around 25 by cutting longer sentences. Paired dictation.
 
 

 

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Urban myth - madman on the loose
Rather gruesome urban myth about a madman with a knife. Not for the faint-hearted. Cut-up story ordering task + gap fill.
 
 

 

 
Reading passages
 
 
Urban legends reference pages (421)
Large and well-organized collection of short urban legends on wide range of topics. Carefully categorized and rated for veracity. Easy to use. Texts are genearally short and easily-adapted for classroom use.
 
 

 

 

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.
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Download Workplace gender discrimination (PDF)
 

ESL grammar notes

Comparison with as...as

Comprehensive grammar reference notes, illustrated.
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