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Register (spoken)

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vocabulary:
informal words and phrases
 
 
 

The following ESL resources are available for Register (spoken):

 
 
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Formal and less formal language
Ss match formal and less mormal lines from two similar dialogues.
 
 

 

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Formal and informal language - making announcements
Two ways of making a number of simple announcements
 
 

 

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Connotation and register
Explanation and examples of these two concepts with a short (7-question) multiple-choice exercise on register.
 
 

 

 
 
 
 

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 2 Family  Page 22 
(1) Ss read and listen to 2 short dialogues with different register. (2) Compare words and phrases. (3) Role play (choice of two situations)
 
 
New Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate book cover 

New Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate 

Susan Kay   Vaughan Jones   
 
Unit 2 Generations  Page 20   Reading and listening
Two dialogues in different register following on from previous material: 1 - boyfriend / girlfriend (informal) 2 - boyfriend / girlfriend's parents (more formal)
 
 

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)
 

English grammar notes

Comparison with as...as

Comprehensive grammar reference notes, illustrated.
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