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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

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