ESOL Wt/E1.1a

Compose very simple text to communicate ideas or basic information (i) Decide what to include in very simple texts. E.g. Address an envelope. Leave a message for a friend or colleague. Text a friend. (ii) Communicate ideas and basic information in very simple texts. E.g. Write about self in class, using important names and words of personal significance, e.g. own name, children's names, country of origin. Write numbers and dates accurately, e.g. the day's date, date of birth, telephone number, postal code. Enter user/login name and password to access a computer (iii) Identify possible readers: self, teacher, official bodies. E.g. Write brief e-mail to friend to arrange to meet, and one to teacher to arrange a tutorial. (iv) Know and use basic conventions and layout of different kinds of simple written texts, e.g. use a simple sentence in a narrative; fill in details on a form as short answers; layout of a list; layout of an envelope

E1-E2 form filling

Submitted by Laurence Fletcher on Mon, 2011-07-18 16:39

Literacy: Form filling, Functional English - reading, Rw/E3.2, Functional English - writing

ESOL: ESOL Rw/E2.1a, ESOL Wt/E1.1a, ESOL Wt/E2.1b

Level: E1, E2, E3

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

A good mix of reading and writing resources all focusing on E1-E2 form-filling skills.
Includes: 3 forms to be filled in after reading three short descriptions; a personal form to complete, sentence work, and a matching exercise.
Fully mapped. Written for E1-E2 ESOL but also suitable for (and mapped to) Entry literacy and Functional English.

Sending a text - personal safety workbook

Submitted by Sarah Horsley on Sat, 2011-05-21 18:37

Literacy: Functional English - reading, Rt/E1.1, Wt/E1.1, Functional English - writing

Numeracy: MSS2/E1.2

ICT: Developing, presenting and communicating information

ESOL: ESOL Rt/E1.1a, ESOL Wt/E1.1a

Context: Health and safety, Independent living

Resource type: Discussion points, Worksheet or assignment, Writing frame, Writing prompts

Level: E1

Lovely workbook for E1 ESOL, Literacy or Functional English. Use a prompt for discussion about the importance of keeping in touch, letting people know where you are, and asking for help. With plenty of opportunities for students to write their own texts.

A separate blank mobile template is also included – ideal for writing texts. Also useful for E1 Numeracy and Functional Maths positional vocabulary work. E.g. Which number is directly below the 6 key? Which number is in the middle on the top row? Etc.

Complete the shopping list writing frame

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Fri, 2007-06-08 17:18

ESOL: ESOL Rw/E1.1a, ESOL Wt/E1.1a, ESOL Ww/E1.1a, ESOL Ww/E1.1c

Context: Catering Food Nutrition

Level: E1

Resource type: Writing frame

A writing frame written to accompany the writing extension task on slide 14 of the Food and Food Container PPT (see below) but could also be used for other short spelling checks.

Food and Food Containers

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Fri, 2007-06-08 17:18

ESOL: ESOL Rw/E1.1a, ESOL Wt/E1.1a, ESOL Ww/E1.1a, ESOL Ww/E1.1c

Context: Catering Food Nutrition

Level: E1

Resource type: Interactive presentation

Food and Food Containers provides vocabulary practice with a series of paired examples of ‘container phrases’ e.g. a coffee cup – a cup of coffee; an egg box – a box of eggs, a wine glass – a glass of wine, etc.
Type in boxes are ideal for group spelling practice with a cordless keyboard.
The final slide is an extension writing activity to be used with a separate Word shopping list template (see below) and/or ESOL DfES Skill for Life Materials (E1, Unit 3 – Shopping 1).


Submitted by June Mill on Tue, 2005-07-19 14:02

Pre-entry: Rti/M7.3, SLc/M7.1, SLc/M7.2, Wt/M8.1, SLlr/M8.2, Rtc/M8.3, SLc/M8.1, SLlr/M8.4

Literacy: Ws/E1.1, Ws/E2.1, Wt/E1.1, Wt/E2.1

ESOL: ESOL Ws/E1.1a, ESOL Ws/E2.1a, ESOL Wt/E1.1a, ESOL Wt/E2.1a

Resource type: Discussion points, Writing prompts

Level: M7, M8, E1, E2

5 hand drawn storyboards – shopping, holidays, swimming, getting-up and a bank robbery! Pictures can be cut up, muddled and re-sequenced; simple sentences written out to match with pictures; sentences written in the present to be changed to past tense (ESOL); write sentences then join with conjunctions e.g. then, next; or simply as prompts for conversation and discussion.

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