ESOL Sc/E2.3f

Give a short description (i) be able to use present tense, especially of be and have to describe a person, place or thing (ii) know a number of descriptive adjectives, to add interest to a description (iii) be able to make comparisons, using comparative adjectives, both with -er and with more (iv) know that a description can be an expression of fact or of opinion

Adjectives in order (review and practice)

Submitted by Phoebe McLeod on Tue, 2013-09-10 15:47

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.

Dating Agency

Submitted by Saul Pope on Mon, 2008-02-11 15:53

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

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

Context: Independent living

Resource type: Listening and/or speaking activity

Level: E2, E3

An amusing yet effective way to practise speaking skills – particularly giving descriptions and explanations. Plus ideas for related writing work and suggested variations for those for whom a dating agency scenario is not appropriate.

Speaking about Health

Submitted by Lyn Hunter on Sun, 2008-02-03 15:53

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.

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