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The following ESL resources are available for Imperative:

 
 
 
 

Photocopiable resource books

Advanced Communication Games book cover 

Advanced Communication Games

Jill Hadfield   
 
7 Domino intstructions  Page 7 
Students have to put four sets of pictures showing instructions into the correct sequence.
 
 
Elementary Grammar Games book cover 

Elementary Grammar Games

Jill Hadfield   
 
20 - Imperatives  Page 20 
Small groups. Board game involving the following and making of instructions (imperatives) involving different parts of the body. 'Pat your head and rub your stomach' etc. (when you land on a certain square)
 
 
Grammar Games and Activities 1 book cover 

Grammar Games and Activities 1

Peter Watcyn-Jones   
 
31 - Arrange the furniture  Pages 87 - 89
Prepositions of place One S 'dictates' a room plan to the other members of his / her group.
 
 
Play Games with English Book 3 Teacher's Resource Book book cover 

Play Games with English Book 3 Teacher's Resource Book

John Plumb   Colin Granger   
 
Instructions quiz  Pages 6 - 7
Match instructions with instructors. Extension: (guessing game / teams) - write instructions and guess who would give them.
 
 

Grammar books with exercises

Developing Grammar in Context book cover 

Developing Grammar in Context

Mark Nettle   Diana Hopkins   
 
14 The imperative and instructions  Pages 78 - 82
 
 

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)