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The following ESL resources are available for Sounds:

worksheets (1)
tools (2)
reading (2)
audio (1)
video (1)
 
 
 
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Matching cards - simple sounds
Thirty two cards for matching commonly confused sounds: (1) thick - this; (2) -ed endings and (3) schwa
 
 

 

 
Reading passages
 
 
Changing native speaker pronunciation (415)
Aitch or haitch? The changing pronunciation of common words in English. Advanced.
 
 

 

The Chaos by Gerard Nolst Trenité (1376)
Text of The Chaos - a poem illustrating the irregularities of English sounds and spelling. (See video below)
 
 

 

 
Audio
 
 
 
 

 

 
Video
 
 
English Pronunciation - "The Chaos" by Dr. Gerard Nolst Trenité (1375)
Poem demonstrating many of the irregularities of English pronunciation.
 
 

 

 
Tools
 
 
MacMillan interactive phonemic chart (349)
Interactive IPA chart for English with audio recordings of the sounds and an example word for each
 
 

 

MacMillan interactive phonemic chart (349)
Interactive IPA chart for English with audio recordings of the sounds and an example word for each
 
 

 

 

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)