ESOL Rs/E2.1b

Use knowledge of simple and compound sentence structure to work out meaning (i) Recognise that word order in English may be different from word order in other languages (ii) Understand that sentences follow grammatical patterns, and that certain types of word are more likely to recur in some places than others, i.e. the subject of the sentence is placed before the main verb; prepositional phrases of time can come at the beginning or end of sentences; the object of the verb follows the verb; the main clause or most important action usually precedes subordinate clauses (iii) Use knowledge of the word order of simple and compound sentence patterns to work out meaning and confirm understanding (iv) Understand the use of common conjunctions such as and, but, or to join clauses in compound sentences with the same or a different subject (v) Use knowledge of simple present and past tenses and future forms to work out meaning and aid understanding (vi) Recognise use of pronoun referencing to refer to items already introduc

Colour match activities

Submitted by Paola Zurawska on Mon, 2012-04-23 21:47

Pre-entry: Rw/M6.1, Rw/M6.2, Rw/M7.3, Rw/M8.3

Literacy: Rs/E1.1, Rs/E2.2, Rs/E2.3, Rw/E1.1, Ww/E1.2

ESOL: ESOL Rs/E1.1a, ESOL Rs/E2.1b, ESOL Rs/E2.1c, ESOL Rw/E1.1a, ESOL Ww/E1.2b

Resource type: Cloze exercise, Flash cards, Sort or match cards, Worksheet or assignment

Level: M6, M7, M8, E1, E2

Set of four graduated activities for preEntry up to Entry Level 2 ideal for mixed ability literacy and ESOL groups. Colour word cards provided.
Match identical pictures (Milestones 6-7)
Match or write colour words to pictures (Milestone 8 – Entry 1)
Simple cloze activity (E1-E2)

Hani and Layla go shopping

Submitted by Jibrail Hogan on Wed, 2011-05-25 17:55

ESOL: ESOL Reading: sentence focus (grammar, punctuation), ESOL Rs/E2.1b

Free tags: Humour

Context: Retail Hospitality Customer service

Level: E1, E2

Resource type: Cloze exercise

E1-E2 ESOL gap fill exercise that focuses on personal pronouns (I, you, he, she, it, we, they) and possessive adjectives (my, your, his, her, its, our, their). Lovely real life style story with a touch of humour.

Santa Claus’ present hunt

Submitted by Paul O'Connor on Wed, 2011-04-13 19:42

ESOL: ESOL Rs/E1.1a, ESOL Rs/E2.1a, ESOL Rs/E2.1b, ESOL Rw/E1.1a, ESOL Ws/E1.1a

Free tags: Christmas

Level: E1, E2

Resource type: Game, Hands-on / practical activity, Writing prompts

This is a ‘prepositions of place’ resource I use with my 16-19 (and adult!) ESOL learners before Christmas. It’s basically an Easter egg hunt but with Christmas presents instead of eggs.

The number of presents and lines can be tailored to the class. I’ve used this with E1/E2 ESOL groups, although there may be a use for Numeracy and Literacy. It’s a fun, lively activity which I hope you find useful.

20 Preposition exercises

Submitted by Amanda Burgess on Sat, 2008-07-12 15:53

ESOL: ESOL Rs/E1.1a, ESOL Rs/E2.1a, ESOL Rs/E2.1b, ESOL Rw/E1.1a

Resource type: Cloze exercise, Worksheet or assignment, Writing prompts

Level: E1, E2

A brilliant bumper collection for E1-2ESOL. The exercises include a basic introduction to prepositions, gap fills and underlining exercises, anagrams, mixed up sentences, write your own sentences (with and without word prompts). Excellent practice for class or homework.

Pronouns quiz

Submitted by Amanda Burgess on Fri, 2008-07-11 15:53

ESOL: ESOL Rs/E2.1b

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Level: E2

A quick activity where you have to delete the incorrect pronoun. 18 sentences – good for homework. This resource complements Amanda’s other pronoun resources.

Name the pronouns

Submitted by Amanda Burgess on Wed, 2008-07-02 15:53

Literacy: Rs/E1.1

ESOL: ESOL Rs/E2.1b, ESOL Sc/E1.4a

Level: E1, E2

Resource type: Cloze exercise, Worksheet or assignment

A cheerful set of gap-fill sentences with picture prompts. Followed by a set of more challenging sentences. The pictures can also be used for speaking practice. This resource complements Amanda’s pronoun comprehension (see below). Although written for ESOL students the sentences also make good reading / Dolch spelling practice for E1 literacy.

Pronouns comprehension

Submitted by Amanda Burgess on Fri, 2008-06-27 15:53

Literacy: Rt/E2.1, Reading: sentence focus (punctuation & grammar)

ESOL: ESOL Rs/E2.1b, ESOL Rt/E2.1a

Level: E2

Resource type: Reading comprehension, Worksheet or assignment

A great set of 3 texts (all based on everyday experiences such as houses, pets and families). Students must answer the comprehension questions and then re-write each text, substituting the correct noun for each pronoun. Although written for ESOL students the texts also make ideal reading practice for Entry 2 literacy.

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