Listening and/or speaking activity

Healthy eating lesson plan & resources

Submitted by Andrew Speers on Fri, 2008-07-11 16:53

Literacy: Rw/E1.1, Ws/E1.1

Pre-entry: Wt/M7.2, Rs/M8.1, Ws/M8.1, Rtc/M8.3, Wt/M8.4, Ww/M8.2, Rw/M7.1, Rw/M7.3, Rw/M8.1, Rw/M8.3

Free tags: Recipe

Context: Catering Food Nutrition, Independent living

Level: M7, M8, E1

Resource type: Lesson plan, Listening and/or speaking activity, Sort or match cards, Worksheet or assignment

A great 2.5 hr differentiated lesson plan complete with resources including ordering and matching worksheets and cards, simple spelling sheet, healthy eating chart (please download the accompanying Excel file – see below). The main topic is making an omelette and the lesson includes sequencing, letters, word recognition and building, and simple sentences. You will also need food leaflets from supermarkets, plastic or wooden letters and a tape recorder.

Mixed ESOL resources for E1 beginners

Submitted by Vicky Douglas on Mon, 2008-07-07 16:53

ESOL: General ESOL

Resource type: Handout or guide, Listening and/or speaking activity, Reading comprehension, Writing prompts

Level: E1

Mixed ESOL resources for E1 beginners is a wonderful collection of resources for new students. 9 pages cover likes/dislikes, key vocabulary such as numbers, months, etc.; simple comprehension; asking and giving personal information plus a final review to check that students have remembered everything.

Personal Travel Planner & Planning a Holiday

Submitted by Lynne Bradshaw on Sun, 2008-06-22 11:29

Literacy: General literacy / English

Context: Leisure Travel Tourism

Level: E3, L1

Resource type: Lesson plan, Listening and/or speaking activity, Teaching idea

Two great activities (one long and detailed – suitable for 2-3 sessions; one shorter and quicker, for a single session) ideal for E3-L1 literacy and ESOL students of all ages. Includes step by step detailed session plans which cover speaking and listening (interviewing), reading and writing skills.
The overall idea is to interview people and then plan their perfect holiday – showing the results as a poster or display. An interview sheet is included.

E3 listening task

Submitted by Moira Garland on Tue, 2008-05-27 16:53

Literacy: SLlr/E3.1, SLlr/E3.2, SLlr/E3.3

Context: Construction Carpentry Plumbing

Level: E3

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

E3 listening task (removing a pane of glass) is a clever way of practising OCR E3 Task 1 (listening for gist, detail and new information) and could also be easily edited to add your own listening materials.

Shopping - integrated activities

Submitted by Ginette Kriche on Sun, 2008-05-18 16:53

ESOL: ESOL Rs/E1.1a, ESOL Rt/E1.1b, ESOL Rw/E1.1a, ESOL Sc/E1.3b, ESOL Sc/E1.4d, ESOL Ws/E1.1a

Context: Catering Food Nutrition, Independent living, Retail Hospitality Customer service

Level: E1

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

A fabulous set of integrated activities that cover food vocabulary, use of is/are, paired speaking and listening practice (asking the price of food – with fill-in dialogue cards), reading and writing shopping lists.

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.

Merry Hill Shoppers

Submitted by Jane Harbord on Sun, 2008-03-09 16:53

Literacy: Rt/L1.1, Rt/L2.1, SLc/L1.3, SLc/L2.3, SLlr/L1.2, SLlr/L2.2

Context: Retail Hospitality Customer service

Level: L1, L2

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

Merry Hill Shoppers is a series of tasks based on this Midlands shopping centre. Covers reading comprehension, maps, giving and following instructions and makes a good starting point for discussion about crime (theft) and the police. First used with New Deal students. With ideas for extension and for adapting to your local area.

Myths and legends

Submitted by John England on Thu, 2008-03-06 16:53

Literacy: Fiction, Rt/E3.1, Rt/L1.1, Rt/L2.1, Rw/E3.3, Rw/L1.1

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

Level: E3, L1, L2

Myths and legends is a set of three worksheets designed to encourage students to explore the language used in three English legends (Matilda’s Bracelet, The Abandoned Children of Wailing Wood, The Ghost Hound of Lyme Regis). Stories can all be listened to on the wonderful http://myths.e2bn.org/mythsandlegends/ site (printable versions are also available). Questions also cover general comprehension and dictionary work.

Dating Agency

Submitted by Saul Pope on Mon, 2008-02-11 16:53

Literacy: SLc/E2.3, SLc/E3.3

ESOL: ESOL Sc/E2.3d, ESOL Sc/E2.3f, ESOL Sc/E3.4d, ESOL Sc/E3.4f

Context: Independent living

Resource type: Listening and/or speaking activity

Level: E2, E3

An amusing yet effective way to practise speaking skills – particularly giving descriptions and explanations. Plus ideas for related writing work and suggested variations for those for whom a dating agency scenario is not appropriate.

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