Use correct grammar e.g. subject-verb agreement, correct use of tense (a) Understand that, while writing, a writer needs to keep checking that singular subjects have a singular verb and that plural subjects have a plural verb (b) Understand the inflection on present simple, third person singular, verb form. Understand that all other verb forms are the same in singular and plural (c) Understand and make effective selection of simple, continuous and perfect tenses, and use them consistently

Purpose of text - Club sandwich instructions

Submitted by Kereen Smith on Wed, 2013-10-09 14:37

Literacy: Ws/L1.2, Wt/E2.1, Wt/E3.1, Wt/E3.3, Wt/E3.4, Wt/L1.1, Wt/L1.2, Wt/L1.3, Wt/L1.4, Wt/L1.5, Wt/L1.6, Functional English - writing

Free tags: Recipe

Context: Catering Food Nutrition

Level: E2, E3, L1

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment, Writing prompts

Club sandwich instructionsClub sandwich instructionsThis is a simple activity to get learners used to the concept of writing instructive text. It can be used as an introduction to the topic of ‘Purpose of Text’ and is easily adaptable to different contextualised areas e.g.

Parts of a sentence

Submitted by Brenda Doyle on Mon, 2013-02-11 14:06

Literacy: Rs/E3.2, Rs/L1.1, Ws/E3.2, Ws/E3.3, Ws/L1.2, Ws/L2.3

Resource type: Handout or guide

Level: E3, L1, L2

Brief descriptions of the main parts of a sentence to help understand the vocabulary of grammar.

Editor’s note
A very useful handout for students at several levels.

Grandma's story: Living in the Outback

Submitted by Marion Martin on Thu, 2011-12-29 15:00

Literacy: Rt/E3.1, Rt/L1.1, Ws/E3.1, Ws/E3.2, Ws/L1.1, Ws/L1.2, Wt/E3.1, Wt/E3.2, Wt/L1.1

Pre-entry: Text Focus (interest)

ESOL: ESOL Rt/E3.1a, ESOL Rt/L1.1a, ESOL Ws/E3.1a, ESOL Ws/E3.2a, ESOL Ws/L1.1a, ESOL Ws/L1.2a, ESOL Wt/E3.1a, ESOL Wt/E3.2a, ESOL Wt/L1.1a

Free tags: Australia, Equality and Diversity

Context: History

Resource type: Reading comprehension, Wordsearch, Worksheet or assignment

Level: E3, L1

A first person autobiographical account of life in outback Australia.
Exercises include comprehension questions using when, where etc.
A revision of past tense verbs – regular and irregular.
A fill the gap using the correct verb tense.
A writing prompt for students to write about themselves – emphasising the use of conjunctions and short paragraphs.
A Wordsearch.
Includes a glossary of Australian words used in the text.

Birds of Prey grammar and vocabulary resources

Submitted by Kathy Emmott on Sun, 2011-09-04 18:06

Laminated verbs

Submitted by Karen Bruin on Sun, 2011-07-31 16:41

Literacy: Ws/E3.2, Ws/L1.2, Ws/L2.2

ESOL: ESOL Ws/E3.2a, ESOL Ws/L1.2a, ESOL Ws/L2.2a

Level: E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Sort or match cards

Useful set of verb cards for literacy and ESOL (includes regular and irregular examples in a wide range of tenses/moods, plus 1st-3rd person singular / plural cards). Pick and choose the ones you need according to level. Fully mapped.

Subject - verb agreement

Submitted by Mary Atherton on Mon, 2009-08-24 17:25

Literacy: Ws/E3.2, Ws/L1.2

Context: Construction Carpentry Plumbing, Motor vehicles & Transport, Painting Decorating & DIY

Level: E3, L1

Resource type: Lesson plan, Worksheet or assignment

An immaculate set of resources accompanied by a detailed lesson plan – used with construction, decorating, and motor vehicle students but suitable for all. Includes spot the error, select the correct verb, identify the ‘subject’, spinner sentence activity for collective nouns, and a Lewis Hamilton grammar exercise.

Literacy: Ws/E3.2, Ws/L1.2

Context: Construction Carpentry Plumbing

Level: E3, L1

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Select from is/are to create grammatically correct sentences.

What is a sentence?

Submitted by Gill Gallagher on Mon, 2007-08-06 17:18

Literacy: Ws/E3.2, Ws/L1.2

Resource type: Handout or guide, Worksheet or assignment

Level: E3, L1

Explains about subjects and verbs, plus a practice sheet.

Grammar - check your knowledge

Submitted by Jennifer Baines on Wed, 2007-05-02 17:18

Literacy: Ws/E3.2, Ws/L1.2, Ws/L2.2

Resource type: Interactive presentation

Level: E3, L1, L2

Grammar – check your knowledge is an interactive PPT that is ideal for grammar revision (for L1 and 2 tests). Use for whole group work or individual brush-up sessions. Focuses on subject-verb agreement. Try the questions and then check your answers.

Parts of Speech

Submitted by Jennifer Baines on Thu, 2006-04-13 17:12

Literacy: Rs/E3.2, Rs/L1.1, Rs/L2.1, Ws/E3.2, Ws/L1.2, Ws/L2.2, Ws/L2.3

Resource type: Cloze exercise, Interactive presentation, Worksheet or assignment

Level: E3, L1, L2

An absolutely amazing PowerPoint (created as part of a PGCE assignment). Interactive activities, links and written exercises (these could also be printed as worksheets) plus lots of points for group discussion. Also great for teacher reference / training.

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