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Auxiliary verbs - avoiding repetition

 

In the examples above, the auxiliaries are used to make the sentences shorter. If we didn't use auxiliaries in this way we would have to repeat some words:I don't like action movies but Andy likes action movies. I'm not going to the party but Mandy is going to the party. She thought she 'd locke...Read more

 

The following ESL resources are available for Auxiliary verbs - avoiding repetition:

worksheets (3)
 
 
 
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Auxiliaries practice - split dialogue
Pairs: Jumbled dialogue using auxiliary short forms.
 
 

 

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Auxiliaries - dialogue 2
Split dialogue - pair work
 
 

 

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Auxiliaries - avoiding repetition
Four dialgues illustrating the use of auxiliaries to avoid repetition
 
 

 

 

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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