ESOL Sc/E1.3a

Ask for personal details (i) form questions of the wh- type and the yes/no type, approximating a falling intonation in wh- questions and a rising intonation in yes/no questions (ii) use the question form of the simple present tense of common verbs, verbs to be and have got, using contractions where appropriate, e.g. what is becomes what's (iii) form questions, using common modal verbs, especially can (iv) understand and be able to use a range of question words, e.g. who, what, where, how much/many?

Greetings and feelings - ESOL worksheet

Submitted by Ann-Marie Okeke on Sat, 2018-01-06 06:51

Literacy: Rw/E1.1, SLc/E1.3

Pre-entry: Speaking & Listening, SLc/M8.3, Rw/M8.3

ESOL: ESOL Lr/E1.5a, ESOL Rw/E1.1a, ESOL Sc/E1.3a, ESOL Sd/E1.1c

Context: Independent living

Resource type: Listening and/or speaking activity, Sort or match cards, Worksheet or assignment

Level: M8, E1

A worksheet which aims at getting pre-entry /E1 ESOL learners to practice different responses to greetings; both positive and negative responses. It also includes a picture matching task which helps learners to understand feelings and moods.

Editor’s note
Also suitable for pre-Entry literacy.

Asking where something is in a supermarket

Submitted by Sian Evans on Fri, 2016-03-04 00:00

Literacy: SLc/E1.3, SLc/E1.4, SLlr/E1.6

Pre-entry: SLlr/M8.1, SLlr/M8.2, SLc/M8.2, SLc/M8.3

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

Context: Catering Food Nutrition, Independent living, Retail Hospitality Customer service

Resource type: Listening and/or speaking activity

Level: M8, E1

A speaking and listening activity designed to practise asking where food items are in a supermarket. Also involves practise with the numbers 1 to 8.
The sheet is repeated five times – with food items in different positions (numbered supermarket aisles) on each sheet.

Linked to Cambridge Pre-entry ESOL Activities 7a Excuse me …

ESOL chatter groups

Submitted by Laurence Fletcher on Mon, 2011-07-18 15:17

ESOL: ESOL Lr/E1.2e, ESOL Lr/E1.4a, ESOL Lr/E1.4b, ESOL Lr/E1.5b, ESOL Sc/E1.3a, ESOL Sc/E1.3b, ESOL Sc/E1.4b, ESOL Sd/E1.1a

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

Level: E1

Lovely set of speaking, listening and discussion resources for the start of term in E1 ESOL classes. Covers taking part in social conversation; listening and responding to requests for personal information; accepting and declining offers / invitations (e.g. Would you like a sandwich?), and much more.
Includes question cards, would you like cards, food cards and a do-you-like questionnaire / ice breaker.
Full mapped and with detailed teaching ideas.

Getting to know you

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

Pre-entry: SLc/M8.2

Literacy: SLc/E1.3

ESOL: ESOL Sc/E1.3a

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

Level: M8, E1

A set of question words that can be used in E1 ESOL classes at the start of the year. Also ideal for Literacy students (asking questions and sentence structure). To be cut up and reconstructed by learners as the teacher calls out various questions.

Question words revision

Submitted by Adrienne Dolphin on Tue, 2009-09-22 16:25

ESOL: ESOL Sc/E1.3a, ESOL Sc/E1.3b, ESOL Speaking

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

Level: E1

Question words revision is a set of two simple but very useful matching games.

Getting to know each other

Submitted by Jadwiga Danek on Sun, 2007-03-25 16:18

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

Resource type: Listening and/or speaking activity, Worksheet or assignment

Level: E1

Two beautiful worksheets. The first is for collecting and recording information about yourself and a friend. The second if for making questions (by rearranging the given words) to ask a friend. Originally used with the DfES ESOL E1 Skills for Life materials (Unit 1 – Getting started) but can be used alone.
http://rwp.excellencegateway.org.uk/readwriteplus/LearningMaterialsESOL

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!

Asking questions

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Sun, 2003-02-09 16:18

Pre-entry: SLc/M8.2

Literacy: SLc/E1.3

ESOL: ESOL Sc/E1.3a, ESOL Sc/E1.3b

Resource type: Discussion points, Poster

Level: M8, E1

Two colour posters / prompt sheets (best blown up to A3 and laminated).

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