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Pre-entry: General pre-Entry
ESOL: ESOL Listening
Resource type: Bingo, lotto or Pelmanism
Resource type: Worksheet or assignment
Includes ‘read & spelling, spelling (in various stages) and matching words written in uppercase and lowercase.
Literacy: Engage in Discussion
ESOL: ESOL Engage in discussion, ESOL Listen and respond, ESOL Reading: word focus (vocabulary, word recognition, phonics)
Resource type: Listening and/or speaking activity, Worksheet or assignment
My courses are not accredited, so I don’t know how this fits into the ESOL SFL criteria and my classes are, inevitably, a mix of Pre-Entry and E1 learners. Hope it might be useful.
Ideal for E1-2 ESOL and also some adult literacy learners.
Resource type: Listening and/or speaking activity
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 …
Pre-entry: Sentence Focus
Resource type: Handout or guide
This also makes a useful handout / reminder for vocational teachers who are embedding Functional English.
ESOL: ESOL Wt/L2.1a
Resource type: Listening and/or speaking activity, Worksheet or assignment, Writing prompts
I found a speech online and showed them how to use repeated words, emphasis, subheadings and to think about their audience. I then used the Drink Aware website to create this resource to enable students to practise speech writing.
Literacy: Ww/E1.1, Ww/E2.1, Functional English - reading, Rw/E1.1, Rw/E2.1, Functional English - writing
ESOL: General ESOL
General: Dyslexia support
Resource type: Assessment material, Flash cards
A multitude of uses! Spelling or reading assessments / revision, making flash cards, etc.
Literacy: General literacy / English, Functional English - reading, Functional English - speaking, listening & communication, Functional English - writing
ESOL: General ESOL
Free tags: New Year
Resource type: Listening and/or speaking activity, Reading comprehension, Worksheet or assignment, Writing prompts
A simplified and adapted version of Carrie Bray’s 2011 New Year’s Eve Functional English practice test (which is aimed at E3). This version is aimed at E2 and includes: reading comprehension questions based on New Year superstitions, a cloze exercise, form filling, writing task, and speakign & listening actvities. Great as an introductory topic to spring term sessions.
To find the original higher level resource scroll down to See also and select New Year’s Eve E3 English tasks.