ESOL Sc/L1.2b

Ask for information (i) Accurately use verb forms appropriate to this level, e.g. present perfect/present perfect continuous, and present simple passive/past simple passive, in the question form (ii) Form different types of question, including embedded questions and tag questions (iii) Choose an appropriate question type for the situation (iv) Use intonation appropriate for the question type (v) Ask questions in a range of contexts, for a range of purposes, adapting register to suit the context Examples: Asking for personal information: What have you been doing since July? You are coming, aren't you? What have you been up to lately? Asking for descriptions: Would you be able to describe her to me? Do you know what he looks like? Asking for an explanation: Would you mind telling us what is happening? What in the world is going on? Asking about processes: Can you explain how it works? So what happens first off with it? Asking for definitions: Could you give me a definition of...? So how would you go about defining it? Asking for a comparison: How do you feel that X compares with Y? So do you think they're the same, different, or what? (vi) Know which questions are considered appropriate to ask in certain contexts, e.g. in a job interview, or when talking to someone of a different status in a work situation

ESOL: ESOL Lr/L1.2a, ESOL Lr/L1.5a, ESOL Lr/L2.1a, ESOL Lr/L2.3a, ESOL Sc/L1.2b, ESOL Sc/L2.3b

Free tags: Equality and Diversity

Context: Education

Level: L1, L2

Resource type: Discussion points, Listening and/or speaking activity, On-screen activity or video, Worksheet or assignment

A Yorkshire Yarn is a short documentary series exploring the English language learning experiences of three students at the University of Huddersfield. There are three episodes in the series.

1 The Tales of a Trainee Tutor
http://www.youtube.com/user/ESOLRESOURCES#p/a/u/2/Itb9nc9rIMg

‘The Tale of a Trainee Teacher’ is the first episode and explores the experiences of Wafaa Fathy. Wafaa was born in Egypt and now lives in Leeds.

Syndicate content
© 2011 Skills Workshop. Site development by Fonant. Theme based on Corolla by Kiwi Themes.