Ask questions using key words, signs, symbols to obtain information (a) for explanation (b) for instruction (c) about events (d) about experiences

Asking where something is in a supermarket

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

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 …

Getting to know you

Submitted by Laurence Fletcher on Sat, 2010-01-30 21:14

Pre-entry: SLc/M8.2

Literacy: SLc/E1.3


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.

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.

Christmas party games and ideas

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Wed, 2003-12-10 16:18

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 16:18

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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