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ESOL: ESOL Rw/L2.3a
Resource type: Interactive presentation, Worksheet or assignment
A complete lesson to help students in using these reference books. Look at and compare the features of different dictionaries, look up words in a dictionary, order words alphabetically and rewrite a text (in aprs) using a thesaurus to replace every instance of “good” with a more appropriate woprd
Literacy: Ws/E2.1, Ws/E3.1, Ws/L1.1, Functional English - writing
ESOL: ESOL Ws/E2.1a, ESOL Ws/E3.1a, ESOL Ws/L1.1a
Resource type: Cloze exercise, Crossword, Handout or guide, Worksheet or assignment
A set of resources which explains the use of conjunctions and worksheets to practice using them correctly. Eight common conjunctions are covered in 5 different worksheets, along with a useful handout and a related word fill puzzle to check understanding.
Mapped to Entry Level 2 Functional English and E2-L1 Adult Literacy
ESOL: ESOL Rs/E3.1b, ESOL Ws/E2.2a
Context: Catering Food Nutrition
Resource type: Handout or guide, Interactive presentation, Worksheet or assignment
Lovely introduction to nouns, verbs and adjectives. For E2-3 ESOL and Literacy.
Start with the PPT which is based on a very tasty bakery theme and includes information and examples for students to work through. Follow this with the handout and a highlighting exercise.
ESOL: ESOL Ww/E3.1a, ESOL Ww/L1.1a
Free tags: Follow me game
Resource type: Tarsia jigsaw
A 12 piece follow me game where homophones must be matched to the correct sentence. A good mix of common and more unusual homophones such as preys/praise/prays and there/their/they’re. First used in a Motor Vehicles Functional English group but suitable for any L1-2 English / literacy group.
Guaranteed to create promote discussion as learners play the game (best laminated). As usual with Tarsia puzzles, you can choose to print a standard or large puzzle (select Output – large, i.e.
ICT: Functional ICT
ESOL: ESOL Rw/E2.1a, ESOL Rw/E3.1a, General ESOL
Context: Animal care & Equine
Resource type: ICT task sheet, Worksheet or assignment
- An ICC / Literacy / Functional English / ESOL research project task sheet on “My favourite British animal”. E3-L2 reading, writing and ICT
- A basic animal anatomy vocabulary sheet for E2-E3 ESOL (paw, claw, antler, etc.)
For more of Kathy’s animal resources go to ‘see also’ below. (Birds of Prey resources)
Context: Animal care & Equine
Resource type: Cloze exercise, Informative presentation, Reading comprehension, Worksheet or assignment
Resource type: Cloze exercise
Set of 12 sentences to complete. The 12 missing words are 6 pairs of synonyms such as sorry / apologise, need / require, etc. Makes a good starting point for further discussion and/or further speaking and written work.
ESOL: ESOL Lr/E2.2a, ESOL Lr/E2.3a, ESOL Lr/E2.3c
Context: Retail Hospitality Customer service
Resource type: Listening and/or speaking activity, Worksheet or assignment
Two listening exercises based on everyday events. Each provides a transcript and written questions so they could also be used as reading comprehension exercises.
1) Asking where the pasta is in Asda
2) Listening to a weather forecast
Fully mapped to E2 Literacy (listening) and E2 Functional English (speaking, listening and communication). Also suitable for ESOL.