Speak clearly to be heard and understood in straightforward exchanges (a) Understand that the speaker should take account of the needs of the listener, by speaking to others clearly, audibly and intelligibly with appropriate intonation (b) Know and follow some principles for clear, effective, one-to-one exchanges, taking into account the listener's understanding of language variety, accent and lexis

Numeracy: Functional Maths - measures, shape, money, MSS1/E1.1, MSS1/E2.1, MSS1/E2.2

Literacy: Functional English - speaking, listening & communication, SLc/E1.1, SLc/E1.4, SLc/E2.1, SLc/E2.3

Context: Catering Food Nutrition, Retail Hospitality Customer service

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

Level: E1, E2

Choosing and purchasing food and drinks. General discussion of foods that can be bought in a cafe or other outlets.
Find the cheapest, most expensive, two the same price, etc.
E1 – match food pics to words
Adding up the total cost of their meal (whole pounds or Australian dollars only).
Plus a cafe order docket for a role play. Students can take turns in being a waiter or waitress and writing down orders and adding up the bill.

Draw my picture

Submitted by Julie Hobson on Thu, 2008-05-08 16:53

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.

Conversation and discussion

Submitted by Karen Beasley on Thu, 2008-05-08 16:53

Literacy: SLc/E2.1, SLd/E2.2

Context: Employment skills & Public services

Level: E2

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

An ‘active’ worksheet first used in a Skills for Work class. Ideal for prompting discussion on the importance of good communication skills in the workplace.

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