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The following ESL resources are available for politics:

 
Reading passages
 
 
Why rednecks may rule the world (135)
Article by author Joe Bageant about the culture and politics of the white American working class. Amusing with plenty of useful language and concepts. Advanced levels only 900 words
 
 

 

 
 
 
 

General English course books (adults)

New Cutting Edge Upper Intermediate students' book book cover 

New Cutting Edge Upper Intermediate students' book 

Peter Moore   Sarah Cunningham   
 
Module 5 Unusual achievements  Page 57   Speaking Task
Students listen to people talking about achievements and then work in groups to prepare a short talk on an achievement (invention / political advance etc.) they consider significant.
 
 
Straightforward Advanced Student's Book book cover 

Straightforward Advanced Student's Book 

Roy Norris   
 
1A A fresh start  Pages 6 - 7  Reading: change
Four short texts dealing with different kinds of change.
 
 

ESL lesson plans

Politics and the US Election

Complete lesson Vocabulary: politics, elections; skills: political issues.
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Download Politics and the US Election (PDF)
 

Gender discrimination at work

Complete lesson Vocabulary: work clothes; skills: gender discrimination; grammar: reported speech.
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Download Workplace gender discrimination (PDF)
 

ESL grammar notes

Comparison with as...as

Comprehensive grammar reference notes, illustrated.
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