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participle clause

Participle clause

See also:
reduced relative clauses

The following ESL resources are available for Participle clause:

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Burglary story with participle clauses
(1) Dominoes matching task to make a story about a break in. (2) Same text gapped for verb forms


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Participle clauses
Matching - sentence segments + transformatin exercises. Sentences contain participle clauses showing time relationshi and 'reason and result'. Present and past time.


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Participle clauses - speaking activity
Eight questions on general topics (personalization), each using a participle clause, to be read out and answered in groups. 'Having studied English for a number of years, what advice would you give a beginner?' etc.



General English adult course resource packs

Reward Upper-intermediate Resource Pack book cover 

Reward Upper-intermediate Resource Pack

Susan Kay   
8b Encounters of a spooky kind  Page 8 
Ss in pairs dictate their half of a spooky story to make a complete text.


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)