Recognise and understand a range of words

Hair and beauty: vocabulary and parts of speech

Submitted by Carrie Bray on Mon, 2011-07-04 16:14

Literacy: Recognise and understand a range of words

Context: Hairdressing & Beauty therapy

Level: E2, E3, L1

Resource type: Handout or guide

Handy 2 page handout. Page 1 explains nouns, verbs and adjectives – with vocational examples. Page three includes a table for collecting and classifying relevant vocabulary (could also be used as a spelling list).

Artistic flair tackling crime

Submitted by Craig Sullivan on Fri, 2011-06-24 12:42

Literacy: Recognise and understand a range of words, Reading: text focus (comprehension), Ww/L1.1

Free tags: Australia

Context: Art Film Media Music TV

Level: L1

Resource type: Crossword, Reading comprehension

Level 1 reading comprehension, spelling and vocabulary tasks based on an Australian local news article about a successful youth art project in Deception Bay. The tasks can be concluded nicely with a related crossword puzzle – ideal for individual work or for group work if displayed on an IWB.

Transport collocations dominoes

Submitted by Janet Kinsey on Mon, 2011-06-20 08:39

Literacy: Recognise and understand a range of words

ESOL: General ESOL

Context: Motor vehicles & Transport

Resource type: Game

Level: E1, E2

Ideal for E1-E2 ESOL (and even as quick revision for Entry Level 3). Also suitable for E1 Literacy reading.

Zoe car L1 practice exam questions

Submitted by Ginny Anderson on Sat, 2011-06-18 16:48

Literacy: Recognise and understand a range of words, Reading: text focus (comprehension), Ww/L1.1

ESOL: General ESOL

Free tags: Humour

Context: Motor vehicles & Transport

Level: L1

Resource type: Reading comprehension, Revision material

L1 literacy / ESOL practice on a slightly humorous BBC News article. It covers the main areas my learners have issues with: spelling, true or false and synonyms. With answer sheet.

Hysterical, deluded and thoroughly English

Submitted by Dave Norgate on Mon, 2011-03-28 12:17

Literacy: Recognise and understand a range of words, Rt/L2.1, Rt/L2.3, Rt/L2.4, Writing: text focus (composition)

Free tags: FIFA World Cup 2010

Context: News, Politics &Government items, Sport

Level: L2

Resource type: Reading comprehension, Writing prompts

Series of L2 tasks based on an article from the BBC News website written after England left the World Cup 2010 competition.
This is a complicated text. The exercises include a comprehension, identifying spelling mistakes and a vocabulary task. There is also a short writing task.

London

Submitted by Jacqueline Buchanan on Thu, 2009-09-17 17:25

Literacy: Recognise and understand a range of words, Rt/E3.1, Rt/E3.7, Rt/E3.8, Rt/L1.1, Rt/L1.5, Rw/E3.3, Rw/E3.4, Writing: text focus (composition), Reading: sentence focus (punctuation & grammar)

Context: Leisure Travel Tourism

Level: E3, L1

Resource type: Reading comprehension, Wordsearch, Worksheet or assignment, Writing frame

A substantial 3 page text about capital city’s landmarks and tourist attractions. Ideal for students living in or visiting London. Followed by 6 pages of activities including questions, true/false, wordsearch, dictionary and alphabetical order work.

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