ESOL Sc/E1.4a

Make simple statements of fact (i) use verb forms suitable for the level, e.g. present tense and modal can . E.g. He can speak Hindi and Gujerati. She can't drive. (ii) use grammar suitable for the level, to express: (a) possession (e.g. my, mine, your). E.g. This is my dictionary. (b) quantity (e.g. some, any, many). E.g. There are some eggs in the fridge. (c) number (regular/irregular plurals and count/non-count nouns). He has three children. (d) location (prepositions of place) (iii) understand that statements of fact are usually spoken with falling intonation I feel tired and hot. Then have a rest. (iv) be able to make statements of fact within an interaction e.g What's the time? It's quarter past ten. Thanks.

Asking where something is in a supermarket

Submitted by Sian Evans on Fri, 2016-03-04 01:00

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 …

To come from ... (different meanings)

Submitted by Jenny Cole on Tue, 2013-10-15 15:13

ESOL: ESOL Sc/E1.4a, ESOL Sc/E1.4b, ESOL Sc/E2.3a, ESOL Sc/E2.3b

Resource type: Handout or guide

Level: E1, E2

A short handout explaining the difference between “I come from …” and “I came from…”.

Adjectives in order (review and practice)

Submitted by Phoebe McLeod on Tue, 2013-09-10 16:47

Pre-entry: Speaking & Listening

ESOL: ESOL Sc/E1.4a, ESOL Sc/E1.4d, ESOL Sc/E2.3f, ESOL Ws/E1.1a, ESOL Ws/E2.2a

Context: Independent living

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

Level: E1, E2

Used with an Entry Level 1 ESOL group.
1) Bring in some real objects such as a long red wool scarf, a green plastic bag, a small silver mobile phone. Discuss the word order used to describe them. Learners can describe their own bags, phones, and clothes as necessary and write some examples on the table.
2) Put the adjectives in order in the example sentences and check as a group.
3) Role play.

Present tense cards

Submitted by Tricia Priestly on Tue, 2008-10-28 16:52

ESOL: ESOL Sc/E1.4a, ESOL Ws/E1.1a

Resource type: Sort or match cards

Level: E1

A set of cards aimed at Entry 1 ESOL students learning the present simple tense for habitual routine. Print on card and use for controlled practice activities (sort into sentences about getting up, breakfast, going to work etc.).

Name the pronouns

Submitted by Amanda Burgess on Wed, 2008-07-02 16:53

Literacy: Rs/E1.1

ESOL: ESOL Rs/E2.1b, ESOL Sc/E1.4a

Level: E1, E2

Resource type: Cloze exercise, Worksheet or assignment

A cheerful set of gap-fill sentences with picture prompts. Followed by a set of more challenging sentences. The pictures can also be used for speaking practice. This resource complements Amanda’s pronoun comprehension (see below). Although written for ESOL students the sentences also make good reading / Dolch spelling practice for E1 literacy.

Speaking about Health

Submitted by Lyn Hunter on Sun, 2008-02-03 16:53

Literacy: SLc/E1.4, SLc/E2.3, SLc/E3.3

ESOL: ESOL Sc/E1.4a, ESOL Sc/E1.4d, ESOL Sc/E2.3a, ESOL Sc/E2.3f, ESOL Sc/E3.4a, ESOL Sc/E3.4f

Context: Health, Social care, Early years

Resource type: Game, Listening and/or speaking activity

Level: E1, E2, E3

A board game that can be used to encourage speaking skills at many levels (ESOL or Literacy). With teaching ideas and curriculum links.

Weather, temperature and seasons

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Fri, 2007-06-29 17:18

ESOL: ESOL Rw/E1.1a, ESOL Sc/E1.3b, ESOL Sc/E1.4a, ESOL Sc/E1.4d, ESOL Sd/E1.1c, ESOL Ww/E1.1a

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

Level: E1

Weather, temperature and seasons covers vocabulary and spelling topics along with many ideas for speaking practice (asking about the temperature, making small talk). Lots of examples using intensifier ‘very’.

Originally used with the DfES ESOL E1 Skills for Life materials (Unit 8 – Friends and Family, page 5 – The Weather) 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 17:18

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

My health

Submitted by Jadwiga Danek on Sun, 2007-03-25 17:18

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

Resource type: Flash cards, Listening and/or speaking activity

Level: E1

Flashcards for spelling, vocabulary and speaking practice. Originally used with the DfES ESOL E1 Skills for Life materials (Unit 5 – Health) but can be used alone.

What time does Maria get up?

Submitted by Claire Hammond on Sun, 2007-03-25 17:18

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

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

Level: E1

Very good straightforward text about Maria’s day with 4 pages of resources, teaching ideas and answer sheet. Covers asking and answering questions, writing simple sentences and much more .
Originally used with the DfES ESOL E1 Skills for Life materials (Unit 4 – Local Transport) but can be used alone.
http://rwp.excellencegateway.org.uk/readwriteplus/LearningMaterialsESOL

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