Leisure Travel Tourism

A great warm-up activity. Students work in pairs to find information in holiday brochures. Easily adapted for your own brochures. Covers scanning, organisational features, detailed reading, etc. at E3-L2.

Level
E3
L1
L2
English
Rt/E3.4
Rt/L1.3
Rt/L2.3
Rt/E3.5
Rt/L1.4
Rt/L2.6
Rt/E3.6
Rt/E3.7
Rt/E3.8
Rt/L1.5
Rt/L2.7
Context
Leisure Travel Tourism

Lots of practice converting sterling to various currencies (selling rate) and then converting back (buying rate).

Level
L2
Maths
MSS1/L2.1
Context
Leisure Travel Tourism

An illustrated text accompanied by a wonderful set of varied Entry 3 – Level 1 questions. These cover so many reading elements (also spelling) that the resource could almost be used as a diagnostic assessment tool. Includes comprehension, prefixes/suffixes, compound words, dictionary and vocabulary work, sentences and punctuation.

Level
E3
L1
English
Reading: text focus (comprehension)
Context
Leisure Travel Tourism
Sport

Lots of practice in substitution and converting temperatures from home and abroad. With comprehensive answer sheet.

Level
L2
Maths
MSS1/L2.4
AN N1/L2.4
Context
Leisure Travel Tourism

A short text about a holiday in Barcelona. Students must find all the nouns and adjectives (also makes good E2 reading practice).

Level
E2
English
Ws/E2.4
Ws/E2.2
Context
Leisure Travel Tourism

Two great activities (one long and detailed – suitable for 2-3 sessions; one shorter and quicker, for a single session) ideal for E3-L1 literacy and ESOL students of all ages. Includes step by step detailed session plans which cover speaking and listening (interviewing), reading and writing skills.
The overall idea is to interview people and then plan their perfect holiday – showing the results as a poster or display. An interview sheet is included.

Level
E3
L1
English
General literacy / English
Context
Leisure Travel Tourism

A series of differentiated questions based on the famous London underground map. Great for scanning practice and sparking off further discussion or writing work.
Tube maps can be found at: http://www.tfl.gov.uk/gettingaround/1106.aspx

Level
E3
L1
L2
English
Rt/E3.9
Rt/E3.7
Rt/L1.5
Rt/L2.7
ESOL
ESOL Rt/E3.7a
ESOL Rt/E3.9a
ESOL Rt/L1.5a
ESOL Rt/L1.5b
ESOL Rt/L2.7a
Context
Leisure Travel Tourism

Involves ‘budgeting’ and research for buying a new car and a luxury holiday (2 separate worksheets) from a £100 000 lottery win. Covers addition (money) and large numbers.

Level
E3
L1
Maths
MSS1/E3.1
MSS1/L1.1
N1/L1.1
Context
Leisure Travel Tourism
Motor vehicles & Transport

A useful role play that provides the guest house owner’s script and prompts the student to complete the missing dialogue.
Designed to supplement the DfES ESOL materials (E3 unit 4 Getting to know the UK – page 9, Phoning a guest house) available at http://rwp.excellencegateway.org.uk/readwriteplus/Learning_Materials_ES… but can also be used independently.

Level
E3
English
SLlr/E3.2
SLlr/E3.1
SLc/E3.2
SLc/E3.3
ESOL
ESOL Lr/E3.2a
ESOL Sc/E3.2a
ESOL Sc/E3.3b
ESOL Sc/E3.3d
Context
Leisure Travel Tourism

Covers planning, drafting and proof reading a recount. This is an adapted version of the popular Entry Level Christmas in Lapland assignment (see below). This version is aimed at Entry 3 – Level 2 and gives the writer a choice of format: letter, diary entry or story. This version also removes the Christmas references and can thus be used at any time during the winter months. With a mark sheet for E3, L1 or L2 to allow for differentiated assessment.

Level
E3
L1
L2
English
Writing: text focus (composition)
Context
Leisure Travel Tourism