SLlr/E1.2

Listen for detail using key words to extract some specific information (a) understand the importance of identifying the listening purpose and why the detail is needed (b) understand that detail is obtained through listening for key words, e.g. names, places, times, dates, cost (c) understand the importance of repeated words and phrases (d) understand the difference between listening for detail face to face, where clarification can be sought, and listening to an impersonal announcement

Entry Functional English listening tasks x 2

Submitted by Hazel Hughes on Thu, 2016-06-16 19:39

Literacy: Functional English - speaking, listening & communication, SLlr/E1.1, SLlr/E1.2, SLlr/E1.3, SLlr/E2.2, SLlr/E2.3

Context: Leisure Travel Tourism

Level: E1, E2

Resource type: Listening and/or speaking activity

Set of listening actvities ideal for, and fully mapped to, Entry 1 and 2 Functional English learners.
Based on two everyday listening events

  • A radio advertisement for a local estate agent
  • An airport tannoy announcement
    Each provides practice listening for gist and detail in short explanations & instructions.

Jumbled Poems & Limericks

Submitted by Kathy Crockford on Mon, 2013-02-11 12:14

Literacy: Functional English - reading, Rw/E1.2, Rw/E2.2, SLlr/E1.2, Poetry

Pre-entry: Rw/M8.2

General: Dyslexia support

Context: Health, Social care, Early years

Resource type: Game, Listening and/or speaking activity, Reading comprehension, Sort or match cards

Level: E1, E2, E3

This resource helps learners hear rhymes and recognise corresponding letters/digraphs, rimes and onsets etc. Take simple limericks and poems and get your learners to put them together.

I created my own limericks to match work we had been doing on long vowel sounds (it is not that difficult to do once you get started).

Entry Functional English listening tasks x 4

Submitted by Hazel Hughes on Sun, 2011-08-28 12:03

Literacy: SLlr/E1.1, SLlr/E1.2, SLlr/E1.3, SLlr/E2.2, SLlr/E2.3

Context: Health, Social care, Early years, Leisure Travel Tourism, News, Politics &Government items

Level: E1, E2

Resource type: Listening and/or speaking activity, Worksheet or assignment

Listening activities are few and far between but this fabulous set is ideal for, and fully mapped, to Entry 1 and 2 Functional English learners.
Based on four everyday listening events

  • An announcement in a station
  • A notice in a waiting room
  • A news report
  • A telephone conversation

Each provides practice listening for gist and detail in short explanations.

1966 World Cup - 5 onscreen activities

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Thu, 2004-07-01 21:13

Literacy: Rs/E1.1, Rt/E1.1, Rw/E1.1, SLlr/E1.2, Ws/E1.1, Wt/E1.1

Free tags: World Cup 1966

Context: Sport

Level: E1

Resource type: Cloze exercise, On-screen activity or video, Quiz

Self-marking cloze, quiz and writing activities for football fans. All are based on the story of Pickles, the dog who found the stolen World Cup in 1966. Extra teaching ideas and links to many related web sites are also included.

Can be used alone or with the DfES Skills for Life E1 Literacy materials. http://rwp.excellencegateway.org.uk/readwriteplus/Learning_Materials_Lit… (Unit 1, Lost and Found).

Christmas party games and ideas

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Wed, 2003-12-10 16:18

Pre-entry: SLlr/M8.3, SLc/M8.2

Literacy: SLc/E1.3, SLd/E1.1, SLlr/E1.2, SLlr/E1.3

Free tags: Christmas

Resource type: Game, Lesson plan

Level: M8, E1

Christmas party games and ideas for Entry Level 1 / Milestone 8 literacy What’s in the stocking? Hot and Cold game. Lesson plan and other party ideas. Complete with a 4 week lesson plan outline(preparing for the party, writing invitations, etc.) and a detailed plan for the party night!
Covers discussion, asking questions, listening for detail, and single step instructions.

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