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ESOL: ESOL Rw/E2.2a, ESOL Ww/E1.1a, ESOL Ww/E2.1a
Free tags: Christmas
Resource type: Cloze exercise, Warm-up
A fun starter or plenary activity for the Christmas season to revise spelling of cardinal numbers. The worksheet contains a version of the traditional Christmas lyrics with all the cardinal numbers replaced by gaps for students to complete, thus gaining practice in spelling the numbers 1 to 12, as required by Cambridge Progression Entry Level 1 Sentence Unit. Students are then prompted to write the remaining numbers up to 20, as required by Cambridge Progression Entry Level 2 Sentence Unit.
Resource type: Bingo, lotto or Pelmanism, Ice breaker, Warm-up
Mingle activity to use straight after the Christmas holidays to review past simple.
Learners ask each other questions to try to find one name of another learner to fill in each square. First to finish shouts “bingo!”
Review as a group and check questions using past simple.
Give a prize to the winner.
ESOL: General ESOL
Context: Art Film Media Music TV
Resource type: Discussion points, Lesson plan, Listening and/or speaking activity
Two pages, the first of which has the vocabulary and song lyrics printed out for students, the second is the teacher’s lesson plan. Teachers will either need a “Casablanca” DVD or access the song clip from YouTube.
Literacy: Functional English - reading, Rw/E1.1
Resource type: Quiz
A quiz to help lower level learners recognise the names of parts of the body. The quiz can be done individually or in small teams; The names of body parts are on cards for each player/team. The tutor reads out clues to a part of the body. The learners choose the correct body part from their cards. There are three clues for each part. The players score for each correct answer: The highest points are for guessing after one clue and the lowest points for guessing only after all three clues.
Literacy: Functional English - reading, Rt/E2.1, Rt/E3.1
ESOL: ESOL Rt/E2.1b, ESOL Rt/E3.1a
Free tags: Australia
Context: Animal care & Equine, Leisure Travel Tourism, Sport
Resource type: Reading comprehension
Resource type: Worksheet or assignment
This worksheet was created to encourage students to recognize the features of written instructions (numbered lists to show the chronological order of the steps – use of imperative verbs) and explanations (headings written as questions which the text answers).
Functional English mapping has been added.
ESOL: General ESOL
Resource type: Game, Hands-on / practical activity, Revision material
The students make the games, play them and then discuss them. A great combination!
Resource type: Ice breaker, Listening and/or speaking activity, Revision material
This activity encourages ESOL students: – To communicate with each other while moving around the classroom, – To revise Past Simple (questions and answers), – To practise basic numeracy (subtraction).
With extensive teachers’ notes