Hedging and generalising games/ worksheets

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Article on teaching hedging/ generalising

How to teach hedging/ generalising

Lists of useful hedging/ generalising language

See the article above and the brainstorming activities below

Photocopiable hedging/ generalising classroom materials

Environmental generalisations and recommendations (including ranking quantifiers, adverbs of frequency, and strong and weak recommendations) – NEW LINK

Health and exercise generalisations and recommendations (ditto) – NEW LINK

Hedging and quoting sources

Agree on sentences using the hedging/ generalising language

Generalising/ hedging key words and collocations game

Hedging/ generalising phrases brainstorm into the gaps

Academic Word List hedging/ generalising practice

Hedging/ generalising academic speaking and writing practice

Academic Writing tips generalising practice

Change the statements about the media with hedging language

A report on weekends

Cultural generalisations

Add hedging language to the tips on presentations

Travel and transport avoiding absolute statements (for IELTS Graduation, but adaptable)

Transport around the world discussion, listening and generalising (ditto)

Korean cultural codewords

Related pages

Quantifers – NEW LINK

Modals of probability/ possibility – NEW LINK


Adverbs of frequency

Academic English

Supporting your arguments


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