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Can

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The following ESL resources are available for Can:

 
 
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Error slips - can and could
Error slips from authentic examples of student's work relating to the use of can and could
 
 

 

 
 
 
 

General English adult course resource packs

Reward Pre-Intermediate Resource Pack  book cover 

Reward Pre-Intermediate Resource Pack

Sue Kay   
 
27 Challenges  Page 27 
Teams must try out challenges and tick off statements (Student) can / can't (do challenge). Challenges include saying the alhpabet in 15 seconds and other language-related tasks
 
28 Written and unwritten rules around the world  Page 29 
Students have to decide whether various statements about what people can and can't do in various parts of the world are true or false. e.g. In England you can't leave school until you are 16.
 
Progress check 26 - 30 The game of chance  Pages 26 - 30
Odd board game
 
 

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)