# Motor vehicles & Transport

## Highway Code for Motor Cyclists

Submitted by Jane Johnson on Sun, 2017-01-15 23:52

#### Resource type: Reading comprehension, Writing prompts

A short reading comprehension and writing task based on a section of the Highway Code for motorcyclists.

## Car Ferry - Functional Maths

Submitted by Laurence Fletcher on Fri, 2016-09-23 18:00

#### Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Entry level Functional Skills Maths on the theme of vehicles queuing up ready to board a ferry.
Covers many aspects of Functional Maths including: number, position & size, simple lists and charts, and time.

Editor’s note
Two versions available: E1-E2 and E2-E3.
With detailed Functional Maths mapping and teaching tips

## Ice Falling from Planes

Submitted by Marion Martin on Sun, 2016-07-03 18:02

#### Resource type: Reading comprehension, Wordsearch, Worksheet or assignment

A simplified version of a newspaper article. The reading is followed by comprehension questions, a meaning match, a word find, and a scanning for correct spelling exercise. Developed for an adult student with Asperger’s, as well as dyslexia, who needs lots of motivation and exercises easy enough for him to be able to be successful without too much help.

Adapted from a Level 1 resource What happens to Ice Falling from planes
from Dave Norgate (2010).

## Writing an email - I saw a car for sale

Submitted by Hazel Hughes on Sat, 2016-06-18 17:12

#### Resource type: Writing frame, Writing prompts

Your brother is looking for a new car. You notice a suitable car advertised in your local supermarket so you email your brother and tell him about the car.
Entry 2 Functional Skills practice writing exam – with suggested differentiation for E1 and E3.
Editor’s note
With Functional Skills mapping

## Learning to Drive - Functional English tasks

Submitted by Jane Johnson on Wed, 2016-06-01 21:19

#### Resource type: Reading comprehension, Worksheet or assignment, Writing prompts

A set of three different texts and reading comprehension activities based on the theme of learning to drive, aimed at Level 1 learners who may be working towards Level 2. Plus two related writing activities.
Editor’s note
Includes full curriculum mapping and answers.

## Car Service L2 Functional ICT

Submitted by Karen Foot on Thu, 2015-10-08 14:04

#### Resource type: Assessment material, ICT task sheet

Set of resources created by myself and colleague, David Bayne , to help students use Word, Excel and Access. We wanted students to practise for the Level 2 ICT Functional Skills exams, using a method that would be familiar to them. They all drive cars and need to get them serviced, so this seemed a suitable area to use.

## Drink driving - write a speech

Submitted by Karen Foot on Tue, 2015-03-03 22:29

#### Level: L2

One of the Level 2 Functional English Writing exam papers asked students to write a speech.

I found a speech online and showed them how to use repeated words, emphasis, subheadings and to think about their audience. I then used the Drink Aware website to create this resource to enable students to practise speech writing.

## Cars tally slideshow

Submitted by Matthew Tiller on Thu, 2013-01-24 13:07

#### Resource type: Interactive presentation, Investigation or project, Warm-up

The classic example of a tally is keeping track of how many cars of each colour go past in the street, but that is rather awkward to do in practice.

Use this presentation to save having to leave the comfort of the classroom! It is a PowerPoint slideshow of cars of various colours, to be projected onto the board. Tell learners to keep a tally of how many cars of each colour appear. Where a car has more than one colour, they should put it under the predominant colour.

## Young drivers - reading, discussion and writing

Submitted by Carrie Bray on Sun, 2012-09-09 20:45

#### Resource type: Discussion points, Reading comprehension, Writing prompts

An original resource to generate discussion, practise reading comprehension and writing skills (formal letter). Ideal for Functional Skills Motor Vehicle students. Aimed at L1-2 although the discussion is also suitable for Entry Level.

## Engine Maths

Submitted by Marion Martin on Mon, 2012-05-21 22:29

#### Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

A high interest worksheet which uses the layout of engines to reinforce some basic mathematical concepts, and to encourage reading. Lots of discussion points.
The angle of the V – right angle or acute angle?
Counting in 2s – How may cylinders – 2 rows of 3, etc.

Editor’s note: interesting mix of skills covered from E2 to L1. Focus is on angles but there is also basic doubling and counting in twos so would work well in mixed ability groups.

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