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Present continuous for actions now

 

The following ESL resources are available for Present continuous for actions now:

 
 
 
 

General English course books (adults)

Global Intermediate Coursebook book cover 

Global Intermediate Coursebook 

Lindsay Clandfield   Rebecca Robb Benne   
 
Unit 1 Language & Culture  Page 9   Present simple and present continuous
 
 

Photocopiable resource books

Elementary Grammar Games book cover 

Elementary Grammar Games 

Jill Hadfield   
 
28 - Present continuous: affirmative and negative  Page 28 
Small groups. Matching game. Ss arrange sentence fragments and match them to complete sentences to pictures to make descriptive captions.
 
29 - Present continuous: yes / no questions  Page 29 
Small groups. Lotto board game. Ss have to match small pictures in a pile with the same pictures on a board without seeing them. One S makes 3 present continuous negative statements about his / her picture. She isn't dancing etc. Other Ss then ask yes / no questions (Is she eating?etc.) until a match is found
 
30 - Present continuous: wh- questions  Page 30 
Small groups. Ordering and matching game. 2 sets of pic cards: picture questions; picture answers. 1 set of word cards. (1) Ss arrange words to form questions and match them with the picture questions. (2) Ss match complete questions with picture answer and make verbal answer.
 
31 - Present simple or present continuous  Page 31 
Small groups. Matching game with picture cards. Ss match action cards with job cards based on picture clues.
 
 
Grammar Games and Activities 1 book cover 

Grammar Games and Activities 1 

Peter Watcyn-Jones   
 
10 - Neighbours  Pages 52 - 53
Ss find the differences between two sets of pictures showing activities.
 
 
Play Games with English Book 2 (1981-8) book cover 

Play Games with English Book 2 (1981-8) 

Colin Granger   John Plumb   
 
Memory 1 page 1  Page 1 
Ss describe ongoing activities in a hospital ward.
 
 

Grammar books with exercises

Developing Grammar in Context book cover 

Developing Grammar in Context 

Mark Nettle   Diana Hopkins   
 
3 The present continuous  Pages 12 - 17
 
 

General English adult course resource packs

Reward Pre-Intermediate Resource Pack  book cover 

Reward Pre-Intermediate Resource Pack  

Sue Kay   
 
5 But what are they doing now?  Page 5 
Five pairs of pictures showing a person's permanent job (what s/he does) and their present activity (what s/he is doing now)
 
 
Reward Upper-intermediate Resource Pack book cover 

Reward Upper-intermediate Resource Pack 

Susan Kay   
 
2b Spot the differences  Page 2 
Describing actions, positions etc. of peope in an airport departure lounge
 
 

ESL lesson plans

Politics and the US Election

Complete lesson Vocabulary: politics, elections; skills: political issues.
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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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