Hairdressing & Beauty therapy

Conversation Skills for Hair & Beauty students

Submitted by Carrie Bray on Wed, 2016-07-27 13:11

Literacy: Functional English - speaking, listening & communication

Context: Hairdressing & Beauty therapy

Level: E3, L1

Resource type: Discussion points, Interactive presentation

Aimed at Hairdressing students working towards Functional English at E3 and L1, this helps with the S&L section in a vocational context.

Conjunctions - for hairdressing students

Submitted by Carrie Bray on Sun, 2016-01-24 15:11

Literacy: Ws/E2.1, Ws/E3.1, Functional English - writing

Context: Hairdressing & Beauty therapy

Level: E2, E3

Resource type: Interactive presentation

A PPT to supplement work on this topic in the context of hairdressing.
Also includes a quick starter on punctuation.

Handling cash in a salon

Submitted by Carrie Bray on Tue, 2011-11-01 09:39

Numeracy: Functional Maths, MSS1/E2.1, MSS1/E3.1, MSS1/L1.1

Context: Hairdressing & Beauty therapy

Level: E3, L1

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

A contextualised set of Functional Maths tasks for Hairdressing or Beauty students.
Includes:

  • Counting up money and making up floats
  • Adding up prices and working out change
  • Extracting information from a table

An alternative version of this worksheet is also available (Handling cash in a garage).
Both worksheets are linked to the “Working with Decimals” lesson plan and PPT by Charlotte Gustar (listed under See also below).

Working with decimals

Submitted by Charlotte Gustar on Mon, 2011-10-31 17:37

Numeracy: Functional Maths - number, N2/E3.3, N2/E3.5, N2/L1.6

Context: Hairdressing & Beauty therapy, Motor vehicles & Transport, Retail Hospitality Customer service

Level: E3, L1

Resource type: Assessment material, Informative presentation, Lesson plan

A detailed lesson plan accompanied by a PPT and a lesson objective checker sheet. The lesson recaps place value and introduces students to decimals and using money in practical situations.

The PPT is an adaptation two other PPT resources I have used on skillsworkshop: ‘Multiplying and dividing by 10 and 100’ by Elaine Baskerville, and ‘Pounds to pence’ by Jennifer Williamson. Two contextualised worksheets (Salon and Garage), written by Carrie Bray, are also linked to the lesson plan.

Reading instructions: glass bead steriliser

Submitted by Carrie Bray on Mon, 2011-09-12 00:00

Literacy: Functional English - reading, Reading: text focus (comprehension)

Context: Hairdressing & Beauty therapy

Level: L1, L2

Resource type: Reading comprehension

A reading exercise that practises reading instructions in the context of hair and beauty. A real life text accompanied by questions to assess reading in detail, responding to a text, purpose of text, and commenting on how meaning is conveyed.
Ideal for, and fully mapped to, L1-2 Functional English.

Timings in a salon

Submitted by Carrie Bray on Sat, 2011-09-10 13:02

Numeracy: Functional Maths - data handling, Functional Maths - measures, shape, money, HD1/E2.1, MSS1/E2.4, HD1/E3.1, MSS1/E3.3

Context: Hairdressing & Beauty therapy

Level: E2, E3

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

A set of exercises to practise timings in a salon. Ideal for, and fully mapped to, embedding Entry Level Functional Maths.

Hair & Beauty Giving Advice

Submitted by Carrie Bray on Fri, 2011-09-09 12:57

Literacy: Speaking & Listening, Functional English - speaking, listening & communication, Functional English - writing

Context: Hairdressing & Beauty therapy

Level: E3, L1

Resource type: Discussion points, Worksheet or assignment, Writing prompts

This is a worksheet that can be used for discussion and /or writing. The learners can discuss the advice they would give and then practice writing it down in full sentences using correct selling and punctuation. It also helps them to start thinking about being tactful!
Ideal for, and fully mapped to, Functional English writing and discussion.

Hair and beauty: vocabulary and parts of speech

Submitted by Carrie Bray on Mon, 2011-07-04 16:14

Literacy: Recognise and understand a range of words

Context: Hairdressing & Beauty therapy

Level: E2, E3, L1

Resource type: Handout or guide

Handy 2 page handout. Page 1 explains nouns, verbs and adjectives – with vocational examples. Page three includes a table for collecting and classifying relevant vocabulary (could also be used as a spelling list).

Literacy: Functional English - reading, Rw/E2.4, Rw/E3.4

Context: Hairdressing & Beauty therapy

Level: E2, E3

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Straightforward but useful resource where a list of clients’ names must be listed alphabetically.

Measurement for hairdressing

Submitted by Karen Nelson on Thu, 2011-06-02 19:26

Context: Hairdressing & Beauty therapy

Resource type: Hands-on / practical activity, Worksheet or assignment

Level: E2, E3

Useful hands-on activity sheet for new hairdressing students.Involves choosing a suitable unit of measure, estimating and accurate measuring.

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