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Letter writing pack

Submitted by Jill Machin on Tue, 2011-03-22 15:03

Literacy: Plan, compose and draft, Organise and present text structure, Apply punctuation and capitalisation, Use language style and purpose, Functional English - writing

Context: Business & Money management, Employment skills & Public services

Level: E1, E2, E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Cut and stick, Handout or guide, Sort or match cards, Worksheet or assignment, Writing prompts

This wonderful pack of differentiated resources is ideal for mixed ability classes from Entry 1 through to Level 2. It takes the learner through:

  • the layout of formal and informal letters
  • formal and informal language
  • typical vocabulary for formal letters
  • sentences and paragraphs
  • writing a range of letters
  • revision and/or assessment exercises

Includes writing prompts, task sheets, matching /sorting cards, and a many cut and stick exercises.

Fully mapped to the Functional English writing criteria.

Cost Busters supermarket

Submitted by Marie Scarlett Davis on Mon, 2010-10-25 16:52

Literacy: General literacy / English

Context: Catering Food Nutrition, Retail Hospitality Customer service

Level: E1

Resource type: Sort or match cards, Worksheet or assignment

A lovely set of activities for Entry 1. Ideal in the current economic climate. Covers reading and matching key words, alphabetical order, spelling and a paired speaking and listening task (telephone orders).

Week's TV Listings

Submitted by Kathy Crockford on Sat, 2010-10-23 15:38

Literacy: Rt/E2.3, Rt/E3.7, Rw/E1.1, Rw/E3.4

Numeracy: MSS1/E3.3, MSS1/L1.2, MSS1/L1.3

General: Generic resources for literacy, numeracy and beyond

Context: Art Film Media Music TV

Resource type: Hands-on / practical activity, Reading comprehension, Sort or match cards

Level: E1, E2, E3, L1

A multi-functional resource for Literacy or Numeracy. Sample TV listings by day, programme, start and end times, channel and genre. Use for alphabetic or numeric sorting, skimming and scanning exercises, literacy social sight vocabulary for days of the week, numeracy exercises for calculating time, etc. This resource contains some sample exercise questions to use which can be developed further according to need. I laminated the sheets and then cut up into days so lower level learners can move the elements around. Higher level learners can work from the whole page sheets as well.


Submitted by Laurence Fletcher on Mon, 2010-05-31 22:13

Literacy: Reading: text focus (comprehension), Rw/E1.1, Writing: text focus (composition)

Pre-entry: Rw/M8.3

ESOL: ESOL Reading: text focus (comprehension), ESOL Writing: text focus (composition), ESOL Rw/E1.1a

Free tags: Equality and Diversity, Humour

Context: Independent living

Resource type: Interactive presentation, On-screen activity or video, Reading comprehension, Sort or match cards, Writing prompts

Level: M8, E1, E2

Housework videoHousework videoHousework is a set of three related resources:
Housework is a very funny video (with a rather predictable ending!) accompanied by words and jolly music and designed to introduce, complement or summarise the two related resources below.
Although aimed at M8-E2, ESOL/Literacy groups of all levels will enjoy this video and it is bound to prompt disucssion. Supplied as a zipped WMV (Windows Media Video) file (6.8 MB).

Metric bubble revision chart

Submitted by Leia Fee on Mon, 2010-03-29 22:13

Numeracy: MSS1/L1.4, MSS1/L1.7, MSS1/L2.6

Resource type: Handout or guide, Mind map, Poster, Revision material, Sort or match cards

Level: L1, L2

Metric bubblesMetric bubblesA colourful mind map that can help with remembering metric prefixes, rough metric-Imperial conversions and more. Would also make a good classroom poster. Plus a separate matching game.

Cat prepositions

Submitted by Sarah Horsley on Sat, 2010-02-27 22:13

Literacy: Rs/E1.1, Rw/E1.1, Rw/E1.2

ESOL: ESOL Rs/E1.1a, ESOL Rw/E1.1a

Level: E1

Resource type: Flash cards, Sort or match cards, Worksheet or assignment

Cat prepositionsCat prepositionsCat prepositions is a lovely set of worksheets, flashcards and word cards (to make sentences) on prepositions of place – based on an interactive exercise at

Carpentry vocabulary

Submitted by Rachel Emmett on Sat, 2010-01-30 22:22

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

Context: Construction Carpentry Plumbing

Level: E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Sort or match cards, Worksheet or assignment

A resource to improve the correct use and spelling of technical vocabulary. Includes info/answer sheet, matching game (15 words), alphabetical ordering, and spelling ideas. For individual or group challenges.

Getting to know you

Submitted by Laurence Fletcher on Sat, 2010-01-30 22:14

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.

Things to use in class

Submitted by Laurence Fletcher on Sat, 2010-01-30 22:14

Literacy: Rw/E1.1

Pre-entry: Rw/M8.3

ESOL: ESOL Lr/E1.5c, ESOL Rw/E1.1a, ESOL Sc/E1.2a, ESOL Sc/E1.2b

Context: Education

Resource type: Interactive presentation, Listening and/or speaking activity, Sort or match cards

Level: M8, E1

Classroom stuffClassroom stuffA set of two resources:
PPT with audio, so you can leave students pressing the left button and repeating the words, while you attend to others. 13 different objects such as pen, stapler, ruler, etc. are covered.
Classroom equipment cards
These cards show some items of vocabulary for equipment which could be requested in class. 12 different objects such as calculator, pencil case, rubber, etc. are included.

There-their-they're hands on activities

Submitted by Colleen Kelly on Mon, 2009-12-14 17:24

Literacy: Homophones, homographs & confusables, Ww/L1.1

Resource type: Bingo, lotto or Pelmanism, Sort or match cards, Worksheet or assignment

Level: L1

Hands on activities inc, bingo game and cloze exercises – providing good group or individual practice with these common confusables.

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