Form filling

Any resource that includes form filling activities.

Personal Data Dominoes

Submitted by Eleanor Kliffen on Sun, 2016-09-18 19:24

Literacy: Form filling, Functional English - reading, Rw/E1.1, Rw/E2.1, Rw/E3.2

Pre-entry: Rw/M7.2, Rw/M8.3

ESOL: ESOL Rw/E1.1a, ESOL Rw/E2.1a, ESOL Rw/E3.2a

Context: Employment skills & Public services

Resource type: Ice breaker, Sort or match cards, Warm-up

Level: M7, M8, E1, E2, E3

Three sets of dominoes to use in warm-up and for letter and word recognition activities. The first set, for pre-Entry ESOL and Literacy learners with very low levels of letter and word recognition, matches lower case to capital letter versions, the second set is a set of “doubles”, which can be used alongside the first. The third set, for pre-Entry / Entry 1 ESOL learners, matches a category to an example. Each set has 17 dominoes, so 4 each for a group of 4 learners, plus one to start.

Ramadan Functional English tasks

Submitted by Carrie Bray on Thu, 2016-06-09 20:35

Literacy: Functional Skills English, General literacy / English, Form filling

Free tags: Equality and Diversity

Context: Voluntary & Charity

Level: E3, L1

Resource type: Discussion points, Reading comprehension, Worksheet or assignment, Writing prompts

A text based around Ramadan to practise E3 -L1 English reading in detail / skimming & scanning for information.
There is also a related form filling exercise (E2-E3), dictionary work, and a discussion prompt (all levels)

The letter-writing task focuses on charity, so it could also tie in to employability qualifications if you are teaching community project modules or similar.

Editor’s note
With answers and curriculum mapping

Red Nose Day comprehension

Submitted by Laura Bell on Sun, 2015-03-08 16:35

Literacy: Form filling, Functional English - reading, Reading: text focus (comprehension)

Context: Voluntary & Charity

Level: E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Reading comprehension

Comprehension based on a Red Nose Day order form for schools. Two comprehensions – one L1/L2, one E3. Also some embedded maths and the E3 version includes form filling.

I recommend introducing the form with a discussion about features of text and layout.
The PDF form is available below and also online at:https://shop.rednoseday.com/sites/default/files/docs/rnd15_schools_orderform.pdf

Interactive CV template

Submitted by Iulian Scutelnicu on Wed, 2013-09-25 11:28

Literacy: General literacy / English, Form filling, Functional English - reading, Functional English - writing

ICT: Functional ICT

General: Generic resources for literacy, numeracy and beyond

Context: Employment skills & Public services

Resource type: ICT task sheet, Interactive worksheet, Writing frame, Writing prompts

Level: E2, E3, L1, L2

Simulation of completing an online CV. Very easy to use, fill in the boxes and print after completion.

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

Numeracy: MSS1/E2.3

ICT: Entry 1 and 2 ICT, Using ICT, Entry 3 ICT

Context: Employment skills & Public services

Resource type: ICT task sheet, Interactive worksheet, Writing prompts

Level: E2, E3

Simulations of email and online banking registration forms. Can be used in succession, as for the banking registration form you need an email address. When you press the “create account” button it will open the printing menu. Good luck!

New Year's Eve E3 English tasks

Submitted by Carrie Bray on Sat, 2011-12-10 12:43

Literacy: Functional Skills English, General literacy / English, Form filling

Free tags: New Year, Equality and Diversity

Context: Leisure Travel Tourism

Level: E3

Resource type: Assessment material, Listening and/or speaking activity, Reading comprehension, Revision material, Writing prompts

A practice paper written for Entry 3 Adult Literacy C&G exams at E3 but suitable for, and fully mapped to, Functional English.

All activities are based on a New Year’s Eve theme. The main text and related comprehension questions are about New Year’s Eve superstitions. Other activities include form filling, alphabetical order, dictionary work, planning and writing, and group discussion.

Literacy: Writing, Form filling, Functional English - writing

Free tags: Christmas

Context: Art Film Media Music TV

Level: E1, E2, E3

Resource type: Assessment material, Revision material, Writing frame, Writing prompts


Three differentiated writing tasks / practice papers on the same theme. First, you apply to appear in a Christmas Concert at the village hall.

E1-E2 form filling

Submitted by Laurence Fletcher on Mon, 2011-07-18 15:39

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.

ESOL Form filling

Submitted by Grishma Sarabi on Thu, 2011-05-26 16:07

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

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

Level: E1, E2, E3

Resource type: Flash cards, Worksheet or assignment

ESOL Form fillingESOL Form fillingSet of integrated form filling resources used in an E1-2 ESOL class but also suitable for E3 Literacy and E2 Functional English. Includes key words and pictures, synonyms matching activity and two short reading / form filling tasks.

E2 ESOL Writing task

Submitted by Phoebe McLeod on Mon, 2009-08-24 16:25

Literacy: Form filling

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

Level: E2

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment, Writing frame

Basic practice in addressing an envelope and completing a simple form.

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