ESOL Reading: word focus (vocabulary, word recognition, phonics)
Resource type: Bingo, lotto or Pelmanism
A game of bingo to practise reading (not listening to) the names of classroom objects. There are 16 different bingo cards and a page of word cards to be held up by the teacher. (Alternatively the teacher could write the words (one at a time) on the class whiteboard.
For a different take on this game (where names are called out) see Classroom Objects & Numbers bingo game written by Jacqui’s colleague Sian Evans (scroll down to “See also”).
Literacy: Engage in Discussion
ESOL: ESOL Engage in discussion, ESOL Listen and respond, ESOL Reading: word focus (vocabulary, word recognition, phonics)
Resource type: Listening and/or speaking activity, Worksheet or assignment
My courses are not accredited, so I don’t know how this fits into the ESOL SFL criteria and my classes are, inevitably, a mix of Pre-Entry and E1 learners. Hope it might be useful.
Ideal for E1-2 ESOL and also some adult literacy learners.
Free tags: nationalities, nationality
Context: Leisure Travel Tourism
Resource type: Wordsearch
This simple wordsearch is ideal for ESOL beginners and E1-2 Literacy. Nationalities included are Polish, Bangladeshi, Italian, Japanese, South African, Chinese, British, Egyptian and Irish. The chosen nationalities give examples of the most common suffixes -ish, -i, -ian, -n and -ese.
Literacy: Recognise and understand a range of words, Apply strategies to spell correctly, Prefixes, suffixes & plurals
ESOL: ESOL Reading: word focus (vocabulary, word recognition, phonics), ESOL Writing: word focus (spelling and handwriting)
Resource type: Sort or match cards
Print the sheets onto card or have them laminated, then cut up the individual root word cards for learners to sort under the correct headings.