SLlr/E2.2

Listen for detail in short explanations and instructions (a) Understand that key words and phrases vary with context (b) Recognise characteristic sequence markers and link words, and use these to help follow order, e.g. first of all, firstly, at the beginning, secondly, then, next, after a while, meanwhile, finally, last of all, in the end (c) Recognise and understand the importance of key words used in familiar contexts, e.g. related to employment, travel, education and training

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.

E2 Listening exercises x 2

Submitted by Geoff Saunders on Fri, 2011-09-02 21:45

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

ESOL: ESOL Lr/E2.2a, ESOL Lr/E2.3a, ESOL Lr/E2.3c

Context: Retail Hospitality Customer service

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

Level: E2

Two listening exercises based on everyday events. Each provides a transcript and written questions so they could also be used as reading comprehension exercises.
1) Asking where the pasta is in Asda
2) Listening to a weather forecast
Fully mapped to E2 Literacy (listening) and E2 Functional English (speaking, listening and communication). Also suitable for ESOL.

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.

Hat instructions

Submitted by Linda M Hoole on Thu, 2011-05-12 20:10

Literacy: Functional English - reading, Functional English - speaking, listening & communication, Rs/E2.1, Rt/E2.1, SLlr/E2.2, SLlr/E2.4

Resource type: Hands-on / practical activity, Listening and/or speaking activity, Shared text, Sort or match cards

Level: E2

Fun, hands-on activity that provides practice in both reading and listening to / following instructions. You should end up with a paper hat!
Fully mapped to Entry 2 Functional English (reading; speaking, listening and communication) and the adult literacy curriculum. Page 1 is for reading practice (or for the tutor to read aloud to the students), page 2 can be chopped up and used as a re-ordering exercise.

Draw my picture

Submitted by Julie Hobson on Thu, 2008-05-08 15:53

Literacy: SLc/E2.1, SLc/E2.3, SLc/E2.4, SLlr/E1.6, SLlr/E2.2, SLlr/E2.4

Resource type: Listening and/or speaking activity

Level: E2

A classic paired listening and speaking activity that provides practice with giving and following instructions. Plus extension ideas that cover asking and answering questions.

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