SLc/E2.2

Make requests and ask questions to obtain information in everyday contexts (a) Understand that questions need to be framed so as to suit the context and the nature of the information sought (b) Know and use various politeness forms appropriate to the context to obtain information from others

January bingo

Submitted by Phoebe McLeod on Thu, 2013-11-28 09:48

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 18:22

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.

The Caller

Submitted by Pauline O'Connor on Sun, 2010-02-21 21:29

Literacy: Functional Skills English, Rt/E2.1, Rt/E3.1, SLc/E2.2, SLc/E3.4

Context: Employment skills & Public services

Level: E2, E3

Resource type: Listening and/or speaking activity, Reading comprehension

An unusual and very useful exercise written for preparation for work students who were nervous of taking messages and writing down information. It also provides useful reading and comprehension practice for all Entry Level learners and will prompt discussion on the importance of asking the right questions and writing down messages.
Ideal for Entry Level work skills students and for underpinning Entry 2 Functional English. Fully mapped to E2 Functional English crieria and the Skills for Life curriculum.

Questioning for understanding

Submitted by Jeff Moran on Tue, 2009-09-15 16:25

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 16:11

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.

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