Sport

Buying a ticket provides prompts, dialogue scripts and other ideas for speaking and listening work, along with reading practice (obtaining information from texts). Covers football, cinema, bus and train tickets.
Originally used with the DfES ESOL E1 Skills for Life materials (Unit 4 – Local Transport, page 11 – Buying a ticket) but can be used alone. http://rwp.excellencegateway.org.uk/readwriteplus/Learning_Materials_ES…

Level
E1
ESOL
ESOL Lr/E1.2b
ESOL Rw/E1.1a
ESOL Sc/E1.1a
ESOL Sc/E1.1b
ESOL Sc/E1.2a
ESOL Sc/E1.3b
ESOL Sc/E1.3d
Context
Art Film Media Music TV
Motor vehicles & Transport
Sport

Statistics investigation that involves extracting information from tables; tallies and general number practice based on past World Cup statistics and a Feb 2007 England and Australia match.

Level
E3
Maths
HD1/E3.3
HD1/E3.1
AN N1/E3.1
N1/E3.9
Context
Sport

Learn how to count syllables and use this to help spell a great selection of World Cup vocabulary.

Level
E3
English
Syllables
Ww/E3.2
Context
Sport

Premier League numeracy. Makes a great beginning of term activity for mixed ability (E3-L2) groups – especially if the group includes some footie fans!
With lots of questions about the 2007 Premier League table. Covers a range of number elements inc. fractions, tables, percentages and formulae. A small research question is also included that requires learner to find the latest league table.

Level
E3
L1
L2
English
Rt/L1.5
Maths
N2/E3.1
N2/L1.1
N2/L1.9
N2/L1.11
AN N1/L1.3
N1/L1.5
AN N1/E3.1
AN N1/L2.4
Context
Sport

Provides valuable practice in skimming, scanning and reading in detail for Level 1 learners.

Level
L1
English
Rt/L1.1
Rt/L1.3
Rt/L1.4
Rt/L1.5
Ws/L1.1
Context
Sport

Four ‘real-life’ task sheets in this great resource. Build a wall, re-turf a football pitch, paint a ceiling or garden makeover. Web research, work out costs and draw a scale diagram. Ideal for class or homework (originally used for Level 1 Key Skills Application of Number portfolio work but ideal for Functional Maths).

Level
L1
Maths
MSS1/L1.1
MSS2/L1.2
MSS1/L1.9
ICT
Functional ICT
Context
Construction Carpentry Plumbing
Gardening & Horticulture
Painting Decorating & DIY
Sport

Individual compound word activities and worksheets to help help with decoding, spelling, dictionary and vocabulary work. 9 worksheets (plus answer pages) including – matching, cloze exercises, word search, weather report and much more!
Ideal for use with the related themed compound word games (see below).

Level
E3
English
Rs/E3.2
Rw/E3.5
Ww/E3.1
Ww/E3.2
Context
Catering Food Nutrition
Sport

Word games to help help with decoding, spelling and vocabulary work. Match the words to make new compound words and find the secret theme! Three game options plus a separate whole class game. Themes include weather, transport, food, flowers, and many more.

Very popular with my Entry 3 – Level 1 students!

Level
E3
English
Rw/E3.5
Ww/E3.1
Ww/E3.2
Context
Animal care, farming & equine
Catering Food Nutrition
Gardening & Horticulture
Motor vehicles & Transport
Sport

A great way to practise ratio and proportion. Choose your favourite horse and how much to bet ( we suggest Haribo or buttons!). If it wins the race you must work out how much the bookie owes you. With sample lesson plan.

Level
L2
L1
Maths
AN N1/L1.7
AN N1/L2.3
Context
Sport
Animal care, farming & equine

Going to the match covers many E2 elements, in the style of City & Guild assignments – great for homework, revision and practice.

Level
E2
Maths
Data Handling
General numeracy / maths
Common Measures
Shape and Space
Whole Numbers
Context
Sport