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Relative clauses

 

Relative clauses contain information about nouns. There are two main types: defining and non-defining. The form and usage of each is quite different.Read more

 

The following ESL resources are available for Relative clauses:

 
 
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Relative clauses - matching dominoes
Twenty-four matching dominoes focusing on the difference between defining and non-defining clauses and the use of prepositions in relative clauses.
 
 

 

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Relative clauses snakes and ladders
Twenty-four card correction / multiple choice game. Includes more advanced points such as prepositions in relative clauses (five people, three of whom I had met before etc.)
 
 

 

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Relative clauses
General intro worksheet for defining and non-defining relative clauses / adding information to nouns. Examples from SB unit 11 / general business theme
 
 

 

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Error slips - relative clauses - defining and non-defining
Ten sentences, some containing errors. Students have to say whether sentence in correct or incorrect, and if incorrect, correct it.
 
 

 

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Relative clauses practice - Titanic
Note expansion exercise to make sentences with defining and non-defning RCs
 
 

 

 
 
 
Relative clauses and pronouns (1398)
Ten-question multiple-choice quiz testing both defining and non-defining clauses
 
 

 

 
 
 
 

General English course books (adults)

Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate book cover 

Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate 

Vaughan Jones   Susan Kay   
 
Unit 11 Sell  Page 0 
 
 

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
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