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skills:
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The following ESL resources are available for survival:

 
Reading passages
 
 
Juliane Koepcke: How I survived a plane crash (520)
1000-word piece on Juliana's Koepke's 1971 survival experience in the Peruvian rain forest. Suitable for Upper-int without much editing.
Flesch reading ease: 80
30-minute podcast interview with Koepke also available for a limited time.
 
 

 

 
 
 
 

General English course books (adults)

New Cutting Edge Pre-Intermediate students' book book cover 

New Cutting Edge Pre-Intermediate students' book 

Sarah Cunningham   Peter Moore   
 
Module 12 Got to have it  Pages 110 - 111
Reality show role play - students select items to help them survive 24 hours on a jungle island. Follow-up listening: survival expert talks about essential items
 
 
New Cutting Edge Upper Intermediate students' book book cover 

New Cutting Edge Upper Intermediate students' book 

Peter Moore   Sarah Cunningham   
 
Module 6 Getting it right  Pages 62 - 63  Worst case scenarios
Article on how to deal with various emergency situations
 
 
New Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate book cover 

New Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate 

Susan Kay   Vaughan Jones   
 
Unit 4 Challenge  Page 38   Listening and vocabulary
Listening passage about an encounter with a polar bear following on from the reading
 
 

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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