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The following ESL resources are available for Indirect questions:

 
 
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Indirect questions - notes for reference
Simple reference sheet for the formation of indirect questions
 
 

 

 
 
 
Indirect questions 1
Indirect questions about clothing
 
 

 

Indirect questions 2
Indirect questions about clothing
 
 

 

Indirect questions 3
Indirect questions about clothing
 
 

 

Indirect questions 4
Indirect questions about clothing
 
 

 

Indirect questions 5
Indirect questions about clothing
 
 

 

Indirect questions 6
Indirect questions about clothing
 
 

 

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Ten-question multiple-choice quiz (includes some indirect statements).
 
 

 

 
 
 
 

General English course books (adults)

Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate book cover 

Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate

Vaughan Jones   Susan Kay   
 
Unit 1 Images  Pages 11 - 12
Listening : interviewing men about self-image and clothes. Bookwork : order words in interviewer's questions. Speaking practice ; error corrections exercise ; pairwork : info-gap type activity on the Beckhams
 
Unit 7 Review 1  Page 62 
Bookwork : make indirect questions from direct questions (Interview with Madonna) ; match questions and replies.
 
 
New Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate book cover 

New Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate

Susan Kay   Vaughan Jones   
 
Unit 1 Impressions  Page 11   Grammar: indirect questions
Indirect question exercises following on from listening
 
 

Photocopiable resource books

Grammar Activities 2 - Upper Intermediate book cover 

Grammar Activities 2 - Upper Intermediate

Will Forsyth   Sue Lavender   
 
21 - 22 Indirect questions  Pages 21 - 22
(21) Sentence completion; gap fill for question words. (22)Transformation exercise; concept questions for usage (register)
 
 

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)