SLc/E1.3

Ask questions to obtain specific information (a) understand that the question needs to fit the purpose (b) know how to frame simple questions in order to get the information required

Greetings and feelings - ESOL worksheet

Submitted by Ann-Marie Okeke on Sat, 2018-01-06 07:51

Literacy: Rw/E1.1, SLc/E1.3

Pre-entry: Speaking & Listening, SLc/M8.3, Rw/M8.3

ESOL: ESOL Lr/E1.5a, ESOL Rw/E1.1a, ESOL Sc/E1.3a, ESOL Sd/E1.1c

Context: Independent living

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

Level: M8, E1

A worksheet which aims at getting pre-entry /E1 ESOL learners to practice different responses to greetings; both positive and negative responses. It also includes a picture matching task which helps learners to understand feelings and moods.

Editor’s note
Also suitable for pre-Entry literacy.

Asking where something is in a supermarket

Submitted by Sian Evans on Fri, 2016-03-04 01:00

Literacy: SLc/E1.3, SLc/E1.4, SLlr/E1.6

Pre-entry: SLlr/M8.1, SLlr/M8.2, SLc/M8.2, SLc/M8.3

ESOL: ESOL Lr/E1.2b, ESOL Lr/E1.4b, ESOL Sc/E1.3a, ESOL Sc/E1.3b, ESOL Sc/E1.4a, ESOL Sc/E1.4b

Context: Catering Food Nutrition, Independent living, Retail Hospitality Customer service

Resource type: Listening and/or speaking activity

Level: M8, E1

A speaking and listening activity designed to practise asking where food items are in a supermarket. Also involves practise with the numbers 1 to 8.
The sheet is repeated five times – with food items in different positions (numbered supermarket aisles) on each sheet.

Linked to Cambridge Pre-entry ESOL Activities 7a Excuse me …

January bingo

Submitted by Phoebe McLeod on Thu, 2013-11-28 10:48

Literacy: SLc/E1.2, SLc/E1.3, SLc/E2.2

ESOL: ESOL Lr/E2.2a, ESOL Sc/E2.2c, ESOL Sc/E2.2d, ESOL Sc/E2.3a, ESOL Sc/E2.3b

Free tags: New Year, Christmas

Resource type: Bingo, lotto or Pelmanism, Ice breaker, Warm-up

Level: E1, E2

Mingle activity to use straight after the Christmas holidays to review past simple.
Learners ask each other questions to try to find one name of another learner to fill in each square. First to finish shouts “bingo!”
Review as a group and check questions using past simple.
Give a prize to the winner.

Foods that we like!

Submitted by Kathryn Fleming on Mon, 2011-08-29 19:22

Literacy: Functional English - speaking, listening & communication, SLc/E1.3, SLc/E2.2, SLc/E2.3, SLlr/L1.6

Numeracy: Functional Maths - data handling, Functional Maths - number, HD1/E1.1, HD1/E2.4, HD1/E3.3

Free tags: Equality and Diversity

Context: Catering Food Nutrition

Level: E1, E2, E3

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

Find out and record everyone’s favorites from a diverse list of foods. Use as an icebreaker in any Entry Level literacy, numeracy, Functional Skills or ESOL lesson.

Also ties in well with lessons on diversity, healthy eating, collecting data, making / taking simple surveys, tallies, counting, asking questions, etc.

Mapped to Functional Maths and SfL adult numeracy, Functional English (speaking, listening and communication) and SfL adult literacy.

Getting to know you

Submitted by Laurence Fletcher on Sat, 2010-01-30 22:14

Pre-entry: SLc/M8.2

Literacy: SLc/E1.3

ESOL: ESOL Sc/E1.3a

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

Level: M8, E1

A set of question words that can be used in E1 ESOL classes at the start of the year. Also ideal for Literacy students (asking questions and sentence structure). To be cut up and reconstructed by learners as the teacher calls out various questions.

Questioning for understanding

Submitted by Jeff Moran on Tue, 2009-09-15 17:25

Literacy: SLc/E1.3, SLc/E2.2, SLc/E3.4, SLc/L1.2, SLc/L2.2, Poetry

General: Study Skills and General Teaching, Generic resources for literacy, numeracy and beyond

Level: E1, E2, E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Handout or guide, Listening and/or speaking activity

Questioning for understanding is a really useful help sheet that encourages learners to ask relevant questions (any topic, any level). Based on Kipling’s “What and Why and When, And How and Where and Who” with teaching ideas and useful links.

For a related resource using the same idea to investigate and write newspaper reports please see Ellie Walsh’s Looking at Newspapers (below).

Favourite things bingo game

Submitted by Alison Murray on Mon, 2006-10-09 17:11

Pre-entry: Rtc/M7.1, Wt/M7.2, SLlr/M7.2, Wt/M8.1, SLc/M7.4, SLlr/M8.2, Rtc/M8.3, SLc/M7.5, SLc/M8.2

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

Level: M7, M8, E1, E2

Resource type: Bingo, lotto or Pelmanism, Listening and/or speaking activity

Favourite things bingo game provides valuable practice in asking and answering questions for Milestone 7 upwards and makes a great icebreaker.

Christmas party games and ideas

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Wed, 2003-12-10 17:18

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.

Asking questions

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Sun, 2003-02-09 17:18

Pre-entry: SLc/M8.2

Literacy: SLc/E1.3

ESOL: ESOL Sc/E1.3a, ESOL Sc/E1.3b

Resource type: Discussion points, Poster

Level: M8, E1

Two colour posters / prompt sheets (best blown up to A3 and laminated).

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