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The following ESL resources are available for Request:

book references (5)
quiz (1)
 
 
 
 
Permission and requests quiz
Twelve-question multiple choice quiz focusing on degrees of politeness: Could you.../I don't suppose you could... etc.
 
 

 

 
 
 
 

General English course books (adults)

New Cutting Edge Pre-Intermediate students' book book cover 

New Cutting Edge Pre-Intermediate students' book

Sarah Cunningham   Peter Moore   
 
Module 3 At rest, at work  Page 30 
Gapped dialogues
 
 

Grammar books with exercises

Developing Grammar in Context book cover 

Developing Grammar in Context

Mark Nettle   Diana Hopkins   
 
39 Requests, permission and offers  Pages 233 - 236
 
 

Speaking / listening skills books

Real Listening & Speaking 3 book cover 

Real Listening & Speaking 3

Miles Craven   
 
Unit 3 I'm looking for a flat  Page 20 
Tenant / Landlord dialogue. (Tenant wants to make changes to flat.}
 
 

General English adult course resource packs

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Reward Intermediate Resource Pack

Susan Kay   
 
10 One of those days  Page 10 
Picture card cues for shop, restaurant, hotel etc complaints and requests.
 
 
Reward Pre-Intermediate Resource Pack  book cover 

Reward Pre-Intermediate Resource Pack

Sue Kay   
 
30 Would you mind?  Page 30 
Twelve cue cards with picture and prompt 'close the window' etc. Tick or cross on back of card. Students mill, make request etc. Response depends on cross or tick.
 
 

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 on the Trump family, charting the creation of the Trump fortune.
Pre-reading section on well-known business leaders. (PDF version)
Lead-in on the Trump family. (PDF version)
Jigsaw reading for groups of three on Donald Trump, his father and grandfather.
Grammar follow-up on participle clauses (PDF advanced version)
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Download A Tale of Three Trumps (PDF)
 
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Download A Tale of Three Trumps (Advanced) (PDF)