Revision material

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Multiple choice numeracy revision cards

Submitted by Karen Spear on Sat, 2011-09-03 18:43

Numeracy: N2/L1.9, HD1/L1.3, N1/L1.7, N2/L1.1, N2/L1.10, HD1/L1.4, N2/L1.2, N1/L1.8, N2/L1.3, N1/L1.9, N1/L1.1, N1/L1.3

Resource type: Revision material, Warm-up

Level: L1

Five wonderful sets of multiple choice revision questions covering Level 1 ratio, mean & range, fractions, percentages, and number (mostly place value & rounding). Each set consists of 9 cards and is individually mapped to the numeracy curriculum.
Cut up into cards and use as required. Use individual sets for targeted revision or mix with other sets of cards for general revision.

Chris Moyles in numbers

Submitted by George Wormald on Wed, 2011-08-31 19:54

Numeracy: Functional Maths, General numeracy / maths

Context: Art Film Media Music TV

Level: E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Discussion points, Revision material, Worksheet or assignment

A numeracy or Functional Maths worksheet that uses data handling, rounding, days and dates, percentages and fractions related to the Radio 1 presenter Chris Moyles.
It is based on The Guardian’s Infomania page in ‘The Guide’.
Also useful as revision material.
Could be used for a discussion on Chris Moyles and musical taste.
Questions are aimed at Level 1 with some at Entry 3 or Level 2.

Functional Maths and Numeracy Study Guide

Submitted by Shaun Bailey on Thu, 2011-08-18 11:47

Numeracy: Functional Maths, General numeracy / maths

General: Exam tips and help

Level: E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Handout or guide, Revision material

This PDF is an amalgamation of methods and worked examples, sorted by topic, for both L1 and L2 Adult Numeracy/Functional Skills (some sections are also suitable for Entry 3). It is not intended as an exhaustive resource, but more of a selection of “hot topics” and exam-friendly examples (some of which are paraphrased from actual past papers).
A table of contents is included at the beginning so specific areas or topics within the document can be printed out to use as revision supplements.

Harry Potter in numbers

Submitted by George Wormald on Tue, 2011-07-19 12:27

Numeracy: Functional Maths, General numeracy / maths

Free tags: Harry Potter

Context: Art Film Media Music TV

Level: E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Discussion points, Revision material, Worksheet or assignment

Using a newspaper article to interpret numbers and use decimals, fractions and percentages. This resource introduces the learner to billions, but the majority of questions and process are aimed at Level 1 (with some suitable for Entry 3).

Questions cover writing numbers in words and figures, place value, equivalent fractions, dates, measures, rounding, etc. Makes useful revision material.

The Level 2 extension questions involve creating a chart and converting a currency – all with a Harry Potter theme.

Literacy: Functional Skills English, General literacy / English

Free tags: Summer

Context: Art Film Media Music TV, Leisure Travel Tourism

Level: E3

Resource type: Assessment material, Revision material

A fabulous City and Guilds style E3 literacy assignment that covers all aspects of E3 speaking and listening, reading and writing. Based on a trip to a seaside music festival, it makes a very appealing summer-time revision activity for music fans of any age.

The real-life, practical nature of the tasks makes them equally suitable for Functional Skills English practice.

Museum trip - E3 practice literacy assignment

Submitted by George Wormald on Thu, 2011-06-30 20:46

Literacy: Functional Skills English, General literacy / English

Context: Art Film Media Music TV, Leisure Travel Tourism

Level: E3

Resource type: Assessment material, Revision material

A fabulous City and Guilds style E3 literacy assignment that covers all aspects of E3 speaking and listening, reading and writing. Based on a real trip to the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford it is written in a generic style and could be any local museum / art gallery.

The real-life, practical nature of the tasks makes them equally suitable for Functional Skills English practice.

Literacy: Reading, Writing

Context: News, Politics &Government items

Level: L2

Resource type: Revision material, Worksheet or assignment

A very good and rather challenging set of Level 2 reading and writing tasks. Based on a topical and controversial news article about the UK benefits system, it also makes an prompt for discussion.
The reading questions are multiple choice as in the Level 2 Literacy test but they are followed by several challenging writing and summarising questions that would also be suitable for Functional Skills English.

E1 ESOL practice reading questions

Submitted by Anne Candan on Sun, 2011-06-19 21:47

ESOL: ESOL Reading

Resource type: Revision material

Level: E1

Ideal preparation for the Cambridge E1 ESOL reading exam. Based on a short job advert, the questions cover suitable job, abbreviations used in job adverts, and personalities.

Zoe car L1 practice exam questions

Submitted by Ginny Anderson on Sat, 2011-06-18 16:48

Literacy: Recognise and understand a range of words, Reading: text focus (comprehension), Ww/L1.1

ESOL: General ESOL

Free tags: Humour

Context: Motor vehicles & Transport

Level: L1

Resource type: Reading comprehension, Revision material

L1 literacy / ESOL practice on a slightly humorous BBC News article. It covers the main areas my learners have issues with: spelling, true or false and synonyms. With answer sheet.

E2 Functional English practice reading questions

Submitted by Hazel Hughes on Sat, 2011-06-18 12:53

Literacy: Reading, Functional English - reading

Context: Employment skills & Public services

Level: E2

Resource type: Assessment material, Revision material

Excellent practice for Edexcel style Functional Skills English reading test. 20 questions based on two simplified texts: a job advert and a formal letter inviting the reader to a job interview. Fully mapped to all the E2 reading coverage and range statements.

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