ESOL Sc/E1.2a

Make requests: ask for things or action (i) make requests with or without modal verbs (ii) beware of intonation patterns for politeness, and be able to approximate them (iii) be able to prepare the listener for a request, e.g. saying Excuse me

Things to use in class

Submitted by Laurence Fletcher on Sat, 2010-01-30 21:14

Literacy: Rw/E1.1

Pre-entry: Rw/M8.3

ESOL: ESOL Lr/E1.5c, ESOL Rw/E1.1a, ESOL Sc/E1.2a, ESOL Sc/E1.2b

Context: Education

Resource type: Interactive presentation, Listening and/or speaking activity, Sort or match cards

Level: M8, E1

Classroom stuffClassroom stuffA set of two resources:
PPT with audio, so you can leave students pressing the left button and repeating the words, while you attend to others. 13 different objects such as pen, stapler, ruler, etc. are covered.
Classroom equipment cards
These cards show some items of vocabulary for equipment which could be requested in class. 12 different objects such as calculator, pencil case, rubber, etc. are included.

A trip to the cinema

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Sat, 2007-06-30 16:18

ESOL: ESOL Lr/E1.3b, ESOL Rt/E1.1b, ESOL Rw/E1.1a, ESOL Sc/E1.2a, ESOL Sc/E1.3b, ESOL Sc/E1.3c, ESOL Sc/E1.4c

Context: Art Film Media Music TV, Leisure Travel Tourism

Level: E1

Resource type: Interactive presentation, Listening and/or speaking activity, Shared text

A trip to the cinema is an interactive narrative that follows family as they select a film to see (skimming and scanning), catch the bus (buying a ticket), ask for directions to the cinema, buy cinema tickets and snacks!
Provides prompts, dialogue scripts, maps and other ideas for speaking and listening work. Ideal for revision or recapping after student have covered buying things, giving directions, asking for information, etc.
Please read the notes area on slide 1 of this PPT for teaching ideas, curriculum links, etc.

Buying a ticket

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Fri, 2007-06-29 16:18

ESOL: ESOL Lr/E1.2b, ESOL Rw/E1.1a, ESOL Sc/E1.1a, ESOL Sc/E1.1b, ESOL Sc/E1.2a, ESOL Sc/E1.3b, ESOL Sc/E1.3d

Context: Art Film Media Music TV, Motor vehicles & Transport, Sport

Level: E1

Resource type: Interactive presentation, Listening and/or speaking activity, Shared text

Buying a ticket provides prompts, dialogue scripts and other ideas for speaking and listening work, along with reading practice (obtaining information from texts). Covers football, cinema, bus and train tickets.
Originally used with the DfES ESOL E1 Skills for Life materials (Unit 4 – Local Transport, page 11 – Buying a ticket) but can be used alone. http://rwp.excellencegateway.org.uk/readwriteplus/Learning_Materials_ESOL
Please read the notes area on slide 1 of this PPT for teaching ideas, curriculum links, etc.

Buying clothes - PPT and dialogue cards

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Tue, 2007-06-26 16:18

ESOL: ESOL Rw/E1.1a, ESOL Sc/E1.2a, ESOL Sc/E1.3b, ESOL Sc/E1.4a

Context: Retail Hospitality Customer service

Level: E1

Resource type: Interactive presentation, Listening and/or speaking activity

Buying clothes provides group vocabulary work along with many ideas for speaking practice. Please read the notes area on slide 1 of the PPT for teaching ideas, curriculum links, etc.
Covers buying a t-shirt (can be used with separate dialogue/clothes cards available below as PDF file), laundry symbols, UK shoe and clothes sizes, fabric patterns.
Originally used with the DfES ESOL E1 Skills for Life materials (Unit 9 – Shopping 2) but can be used alone. http://rwp.excellencegateway.org.uk/readwriteplus/Learning_Materials_ESOL

Famous names and addresses game

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Wed, 2003-12-10 16:25

Literacy: Ww/E1.1, Functional English - speaking, listening & communication, SLc/E1.1, SLc/E1.2, SLc/E1.3, SLc/E1.4, SLd/E1.1, SLlr/E1.2, SLlr/E1.4

ESOL: ESOL Lr/E1.2b, ESOL Lr/E1.4b, ESOL Sc/E1.1a, ESOL Sc/E1.1b, ESOL Sc/E1.2a, ESOL Sc/E1.3a, ESOL Sc/E1.3d, ESOL Sc/E1.4a, ESOL Sc/E1.4b, ESOL Sd/E1.1a, ESOL Ww/E1.1a

Level: E1

Resource type: Discussion points, Game, Listening and/or speaking activity

Editor’s note: this latest update replaces Gordon Brown with David Cameron. Thanks to Stephanie McGill for updating the file. The links to the old DfES Skills for Life resources (now on the Excellence Gateway) within the resource have also been updated.

One of our most popular speaking and listening resources. Paired role play games where students can be the Queen, the Prime Minister or the US President!

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