Functional English - writing
Literacy: Functional English - writing
General: Exam tips and help
Resource type: Revision material, Worksheet or assignment, Writing frame, Writing prompts
This resource is designed to give advice on format, style and layout; appropriate content and paragraphing which would accompany any awarding organizations exam. My college used Edexcel . Can be used for Level 1 and Level 2.
This resource is ideal for all but will be especially helpful to non-specialist English teachers. Incredibly useful!
Resource type: Handout or guide, Worksheet or assignment
I have used this as a speaking/listing exercise as well as writing for grammar/punctuation. Target group is really L1 /L2 but can work well with high E3 too.
Context: Art Film Media Music TV
Resource type: Worksheet or assignment, Writing frame
This integrated set of worksheet tasks develops speaking, listening & communication; reading and writing skills in relation to a topic of individual interest to the learner and also encourages independent research and planning.
Having compared and discussed the features of a few celebrity interview articles from a range of magazines, learners choose a celebrity (or star) who they would like to interview.
Literacy: Functional Skills English, General literacy / English, Functional English - reading, Functional English - speaking, listening & communication, Functional English - writing
Context: Leisure Travel Tourism, Politics & News items
Resource type: Discussion points, Reading comprehension, Worksheet or assignment, Writing prompts
Functional English resource for Level 1/2 learners, working on Speaking and Listening, Reading and Writing. The PowerPoint presentation was used as a quiz to see if learners could recognise the flooded places and to encourage discussion leading onto the reading work.
Further opportunity is included for practising writing skills. A discussion was included on ‘Britain has the best climate in the world – do you agree?’
Editor’s note (Jan 23, 15.15)
Typo (p2) and several hyperlinks fixed
Literacy: Ws/E2.4, Ws/E3.4, Functional English - writing
Free tags: consequences, fun
Resource type: Game, Hands-on / practical activity, Ice breaker, Teaching idea
It could also be used as an icebreaker.
Literacy: General literacy / English, Functional English - reading, Functional English - speaking, listening & communication, Functional English - writing
ESOL: General ESOL
Context: Employment skills & Public services
Resource type: Discussion points, Listening and/or speaking activity, Reading comprehension, Worksheet or assignment, Writing frame, Writing prompts
Pack contains reading, writing and discussion activities. Learners are required to plan, discuss and write a letter to apply for a job. Reading a job vacancy description and answering questions about the content is required before the letter is written. The pack also includes a role play section.
Aimed at E3-L2 Functional English, this substantial work pack includes detailed teaching notes and curriculum mapping information. A useful writing frame is included for E3 learners.
Literacy: Ws/L1.2, Wt/E2.1, Wt/E3.1, Wt/E3.3, Wt/E3.4, Wt/L1.1, Wt/L1.2, Wt/L1.3, Wt/L1.4, Wt/L1.5, Wt/L1.6, Functional English - writing
Free tags: Recipe
Context: Catering Food Nutrition
Resource type: Worksheet or assignment, Writing prompts
This is a simple activity to get learners used to the concept of writing instructive text. It can be used as an introduction to the topic of ‘Purpose of Text’ and is easily adaptable to different contextualised areas e.g.