Speak clearly and confidently in a way which suits the situation (a) Know how to adapt the manner of speaking (pace, volume, articulation) to suit listener, context and purpose (b) Be able to sustain a clear, confident and appropriate style in formal and social exchanges of varying length

Formal and informal language

Submitted by Geoff Saunders on Sat, 2011-09-03 09:08

Literacy: Rw/L2.3, SLc/E3.2, SLc/L1.2, SLc/L2.1, Wt/L1.4, Wt/L2.5

ESOL: ESOL Rw/L2.3a, ESOL Sc/E3.2a, ESOL Sc/L1.2a, ESOL Sc/L2.1c, ESOL Wt/L1.4a, ESOL Wt/L2.5a

Level: E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Cloze exercise

Set of 12 sentences to complete. The 12 missing words are 6 pairs of synonyms such as sorry / apologise, need / require, etc. Makes a good starting point for further discussion and/or further speaking and written work.

Give me some advice

Submitted by Saul Pope on Fri, 2007-01-05 17:19

Literacy: Writing, Rs/E3.2, SLc/E3.1, SLc/L1.1, SLc/L1.4, SLc/L2.1, SLc/L2.4, SLlr/E3.5, SLlr/L2.4

ESOL: General ESOL

Level: E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Discussion points, Game, Listening and/or speaking activity, Writing prompts

Give me some advice is a great way to encourage students to provide non threatening advice, whilst improving their writing and listening-speaking skills.

Literacy: Ww/E3.1, Ww/E3.2, Rw/E3.1, Rw/E3.3, Rw/E3.4, Rw/E3.5, Rw/L1.1, Rw/L1.2, Rw/L1.3, Rw/L2.1, Rw/L2.2, SLc/E3.1, SLc/E3.3, SLc/L1.1, SLc/L1.3, SLc/L1.4, SLc/L2.1, SLc/L2.3, SLc/L2.4, Ww/L1.1, Ww/L2.1

Resource type: Flash cards, Scheme of work, Teaching idea, Worksheet or assignment

Level: E3, L1, L2

Lots of ideas here for themed Word Level starters. Give your lessons a longitudinal structure and improve students’ dictionary, speaking, spelling and vocabulary skills in small steps across the academic year. Originally used in a series of 30 lessons in a mixed ability classes (E3-L2). With suggestions for further resources and shared texts, related words, revision, spelling tips, speaking activities and more.

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