ESOL Rw/E2.1a

Recognise words on forms related to personal information and understand explicit and implicit instructions (i) Understand words on forms and know how to respond to them, e.g. surname, postcode, initials (ii) Recognise some common abbreviations on forms, e.g. d.o.b., Mr/Mrs/Ms (iii) Recognise and understand instructions on forms and know how to respond to them, e.g. BLOCK CAPITALS, tick, delete

Personal Data Dominoes

Submitted by Eleanor Kliffen on Sun, 2016-09-18 20:24

Literacy: Form filling, Functional English - reading, Rw/E1.1, Rw/E2.1, Rw/E3.2

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

ESOL: ESOL Rw/E1.1a, ESOL Rw/E2.1a, ESOL Rw/E3.2a

Context: Employment skills & Public services

Resource type: Ice breaker, Sort or match cards, Warm-up

Level: M7, M8, E1, E2, E3

Three sets of dominoes to use in warm-up and for letter and word recognition activities. The first set, for pre-Entry ESOL and Literacy learners with very low levels of letter and word recognition, matches lower case to capital letter versions, the second set is a set of “doubles”, which can be used alongside the first. The third set, for pre-Entry / Entry 1 ESOL learners, matches a category to an example. Each set has 17 dominoes, so 4 each for a group of 4 learners, plus one to start.

British animal resources

Submitted by Kathy Emmott on Sun, 2011-09-04 18:30

Literacy: Functional Skills English, General literacy / English

ICT: Functional ICT

ESOL: ESOL Rw/E2.1a, ESOL Rw/E3.1a, General ESOL

Context: Animal care, farming & equine

Resource type: ICT task sheet, Worksheet or assignment

Level: E2, E3, L1, L2

Two resources that can be used together or independently.

  • An ICC / Literacy / Functional English / ESOL research project task sheet on “My favourite British animal”. E3-L2 reading, writing and ICT
  • A basic animal anatomy vocabulary sheet for E2-E3 ESOL (paw, claw, antler, etc.)

For more of Kathy’s animal resources go to ‘see also’ below. (Birds of Prey resources)

E1-E2 form filling

Submitted by Laurence Fletcher on Mon, 2011-07-18 16:39

Literacy: Form filling, Functional English - reading, Rw/E3.2, Functional English - writing

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

Level: E1, E2, E3

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

A good mix of reading and writing resources all focusing on E1-E2 form-filling skills.
Includes: 3 forms to be filled in after reading three short descriptions; a personal form to complete, sentence work, and a matching exercise.
Fully mapped. Written for E1-E2 ESOL but also suitable for (and mapped to) Entry literacy and Functional English.

ESOL Form filling

Submitted by Grishma Sarabi on Thu, 2011-05-26 17:07

Literacy: Form filling, Functional English - reading, Rw/E3.2, Functional English - writing

ESOL: ESOL Rw/E2.1a, ESOL Wt/E2.1b

Level: E1, E2, E3

Resource type: Flash cards, Worksheet or assignment

ESOL Form fillingESOL Form fillingSet of integrated form filling resources used in an E1-2 ESOL class but also suitable for E3 Literacy and E2 Functional English. Includes key words and pictures, synonyms matching activity and two short reading / form filling tasks.

Letters & Sounds Bingo

Submitted by Rachel Emmett on Thu, 2010-02-04 22:13

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

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

Level: E1, E2

Resource type: Bingo, lotto or Pelmanism

Letters & Sounds bingoLetters & Sounds bingoWritten to accompany the school-based Letters & Sounds reading scheme (which can be adapted and used to teach adults). All the words are based on phase 2 of the scheme (available free – for details see attached teaching notes or visit and type Letters and Sounds in the search box).
Please also see Margaret Adam’s High Frequency Words (below) which focuses on the 100 most frequent words used in the same reading scheme.

E2 ESOL Writing task

Submitted by Phoebe McLeod on Mon, 2009-08-24 17:25

Literacy: Form filling

ESOL: ESOL Rw/E2.1a, ESOL Wt/E2.1b

Level: E2

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment, Writing frame

Basic practice in addressing an envelope and completing a simple form.

What colour is it?

Submitted by Cathy Barton on Fri, 2007-02-23 17:19

Literacy: Ww/E1.1, Ww/E2.1, Rw/E1.1, Rw/E2.1

ICT: Entry 1 and 2 ICT

ESOL: ESOL Rw/E1.1a, ESOL Rw/E2.1a, ESOL Ww/E1.1a, ESOL Ww/E2.1a

Level: E1, E2

Resource type: Interactive worksheet

Interactive worksheet with drop down menus to select the correct spelling. Great reading and spelling practice for Entry ESOL & Literacy students. Plus practice in using a mouse and drop down menus for E1-2 ICT students.

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