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Social trends

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modern life
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The following ESL resources are available for Social trends:

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Long-ish (730 word) article comparing life in the UK at various times between 1973 and 2006 covering wealth, health, spending, ethnicity and social mobility.


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People in the street answer three questions about trends in fashion and music. Are they interested in music and fashion? Tell me about a music trend or style that you love or hate. Tell me about a fashion trend that you love or hate.




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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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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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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