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Past events - talking about

See also:
grammar:
narrative tenses
 
skills:
stories
 
 
 

The following ESL resources are available for Past events - talking about:

 
 
 
Past simple and continuous - anecdote - the Donkey Dog (372)
Short anecdote about a frightening experience gapped for past continuous and past simple plus 'enormous' and 'the biggest'
 
 

 

 
 
 
 

General English course books (adults)

New Cutting Edge Pre-Intermediate students' book book cover 

New Cutting Edge Pre-Intermediate students' book 

Sarah Cunningham   Peter Moore   
 
Module 2 Important firsts  Pages 20 - 21
Listening - anecdote: first day at school Telling anecdotes
 
 

Photocopiable resource books

Advanced Communication Games book cover 

Advanced Communication Games 

Jill Hadfield   
 
2 Who killed Robbin Koch?  Page 1 
Complex murder solving role-play (16 role cards) in which participants need to ask each other questions to piece together events in the dead persons life.
 
 

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)