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The following ESL resources are available for Age:

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When does adulthood start? external link icon
Two presenters discuss the question and focus on language areas that arise.
 
 

 

 
 
 
 

General English course books (adults)

Inside Out Student's Book Intermediate book cover 

Inside Out Student's Book Intermediate

Susan Kay   Vaughan Jones   
 
Unit 15 Age  Pages 126 - 127
 
 
New Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate book cover 

New Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate

Susan Kay   Vaughan Jones   
 
Unit 2 Generations  Pages 14 - 15  Vice La Difference
Vocabulary: stages of life Reading text on overseas exchange visits and how people grow apart.
 
 
Straightforward Advanced Student's Book book cover 

Straightforward Advanced Student's Book

Roy Norris   
 
1C Growing Up  Page 10   Expressing age
 
1C Growing Up  Pages 10 - 11  Growing up on television
Longer piece on Granada Television's 7-up programme following the lives of 14 seven-year-olds from 1964 to the present.
 
1D The quarterlife crisis  Page 12   The quarterlife crisis
 
 

General English adult course resource packs

Reward Pre-Intermediate Resource Pack  book cover 

Reward Pre-Intermediate Resource Pack

Sue Kay   
 
18 Age matters  Page 18 
categorizing words - activities, personality adjectives etc by age group
 
 

Grammar

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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Download Comparison with as...as - grammar notes (PDF)
 
 

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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Download Dress code (PDF)
 
 

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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Download Intermediate (PDF)
 
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Download Advanced (PDF)