ESOL Rt/E2.1a

Use a range of strategies and knowledge about texts to trace and understand the main events of chronological and instructional texts when reading for a variety of purposes, e.g. study, pleasure

999 Real emergencies

Submitted by Phoebe McLeod on Tue, 2013-09-10 15:48

Literacy: Functional English - reading, Rt/E1.1, Rt/E2.1

ESOL: ESOL Rt/E1.1b, ESOL Rt/E2.1a

Context: Employment skills & Public services

Resource type: Cut and stick, Sort or match cards

Level: E1, E2

Photos and pictures to match with accounts of real emergency situations. All in the present tense. All the accounts are true. Accounts can be cut in to strips and given to pairs of learners who can put them in to a sequence to tell a story.

Children in Need - for ESOL

Submitted by Peter Clements on Wed, 2011-08-31 04:56

ESOL: ESOL Rt/E2.1a, ESOL Rt/E2.1b, ESOL Rt/E3.1a, ESOL Rt/E3.4a, ESOL Rt/E3.8a

Context: Voluntary & Charity

Level: E2, E3

Resource type: Reading comprehension

An adaptation of the text originally contributed by Amanda Burgess. I’ve simplified it for ESOL E2-E3 learners and added a vocab box as well – either for learners to investigate themselves or to be taught by the tutor ( Eg,What other charities do you know about….What other ways do charities use to raise money…etc).

Thomas and Toby

Submitted by Amanda Burgess on Wed, 2010-05-05 21:13

Literacy: Rt/E2.1

ESOL: ESOL Rt/E2.1a

Level: E2

Resource type: Reading comprehension

A short E2 text with comprehension questions suitable for literacy and ESOL. It continues the theme started in the Mark, Chloe, Paul and Alice series of 4 texts (see below).
The emphasis in all texts is on family members and occupations which makes theme ideal for building vocabulary in ESOL students (as well as providing useful reading practice for E2 Literacy).

Mark, Chloe, Paul and Alice

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

Literacy: Rt/E2.1

ESOL: ESOL Rt/E2.1a

Level: E2

Resource type: Reading comprehension

A lovely set of 4 completely independent comprehension texts and questions. The emphasis in all texts is on family members and occupations which makes theme ideal for building vocabulary in ESOL students (as well as providing useful reading practice for E2 Literacy).

Editor’s note (June 2016)
Minor error corrected in table on page 2, and thumbnail image added to this download page.

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.

Daft burglars

Submitted by Ginette Kriche on Fri, 2008-04-18 15:53

Literacy: Rt/E1.1, Rt/E2.1

ESOL: ESOL Rt/E1.1a, ESOL Rt/E2.1a

Level: E1, E2

Resource type: Reading comprehension

A challenging and funny E1-E2 text (with 12 comprehension questions) based on a true story.

Catching crooks with Xbox 360s!

Submitted by Ginette Kriche on Thu, 2008-04-17 15:53

Literacy: Rt/E1.1, Rt/E2.1

ESOL: ESOL Rt/E1.1a, ESOL Rt/E2.1a

Level: E1, E2

Resource type: Reading comprehension

An amusing news report about tricking hardened criminals. E1-E2 text (with 10 comprehension questions) based on a true story.

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