ESOL Lr/L2.3a Respond to detailed or extended questions on a range of topics

ESOL Lr/L2.3 Respond to detailed or extended questions on a range of topics
Lr/L2.3a Respond to detailed or extended questions on a range of topics

  • Respond to a range of question types, including questions that are not asked directly, but implied
  • Recognise the register in a question, and match the register in the response
  • Understand that some questions require the responder to address more than one sub-question or to give an extended answer that covers several points Example: What lay behind your decision to return to teaching after such an apparently successful career in business?
  • Construct coherent answers and keep track of the main thread with this type of question, and knowing some discourse markers to do this Example: To start with... As regards... For one thing... In answer to your second question, ...

(See also Sc/L2.4c and Sc/L2.4d)

*A Yorkshire Yarn is a short documentary series exploring the English language learning experiences of three students at the University of Huddersfield. There are three episodes in the series.*

1 The Tales of a Trainee Tutor
http://www.youtube.com/user/ESOLRESOURCES#p/a/u/2/Itb9nc9rIMg

Level
L1
L2
ESOL
ESOL Sc/L2.3b Ask for information
ESOL Sc/L1.2b Ask for information
ESOL Lr/L2.3a Respond to detailed or extended questions on a range of topics
ESOL Lr/L2.1a Extract information from extended texts in a non-face-to-face context, e.g. radio
ESOL Lr/L1.5a Respond to questions on a range of topics
ESOL Lr/L1.2a Listen to explanation or narrative
Context
Education