ESOL Rw/L1.2a

Recognise and understand the vocabulary associated with different types of text, using appropriate strategies to work out meaning (i) Extend knowledge of lexis and collocation, associated with main areas of interest in reading (ii) Understand the use and effect of specialist lexis for work or study (iii) Work out the meaning of unfamiliar words using a range of strategies, e.g. context, recognising word structure, knowing the meaning of adjacent words (iv) Use a dictionary and select from a range of definitions (v) Be aware of how language is used to create different effects, e.g. using descriptive language, slang, jargon, or a formal register (vi) Recognise where lexis is used creatively, e.g. in poetry (vii) Recognise connotation of lexis in certain types of text Example: Contrast several newspaper headlines and decide whether the report that follows each one will present a negative or positive point of view. (viii) Be aware that words may have different meanings in different contexts, and have negative and positive connotations, e.g. slim, slender, skinny; riot, demonstration; house, home, hovel - and recognise the connotation attached to different words in context

Birds of Prey grammar and vocabulary resources

Submitted by Kathy Emmott on Sun, 2011-09-04 17:06
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