ESOL Rw/E1.1a

Recognise a limited number of words, signs and symbols
(i) Recognise some key personal words. E.g.
Their country of origin, their address.
(ii) Recognise some common words and symbols that occur more frequently than others in texts.
(iii) Apply strategies that help in the recognition of high-frequency whole words, including: association with words in English and other languages, association with signs and symbols used in other languages and cultures
(iv) Understand and recognise the use of in, out, off and down on signs

6 simple wordsearches (6 words per puzzles) for individual or group work (could display on a smartboard). Ideal for word and letter pattern recognition, converting between capital and lowercase letters, etc.

Level
E1
English
AL Rw/E1.1
AL Rw/E1.3
ESOL
ESOL Rw/E1.1a
ESOL Rw/E1.3a
Context
Catering Food Nutrition

A very useful set of 15 graduated tasks that involve reading sentences, learning key words / spellings and writing sentences.

Level
E1
English
Rs/E1.1
AL Rw/E1.1
Ws/E1.1
Ww/E1.1
ESOL
ESOL Rs/E1.1a
ESOL Rw/E1.1a
ESOL Ws/E1.1a
ESOL Ww/E1.1a
ESOL Ww/E1.1b
ESOL Ww/E1.1c

A super series of 6 graded interactive ICT worksheets. Covers E1 Lit and ESOL reading (reading key words / vocabulary) and E1-2 ICT ( with a different focus for each sheet – see below).
Exercise 1 – change the text colour
Exercise 2 – change the text size
Exercise 3 – change the text style
Exercise 4 – change the text format
Exercise 5 – drag & drop the correct words

Level
E1
E2
English
AL Rw/E1.1
ESOL
ESOL Rw/E1.1a
ICT
Entry 1 and 2 ICT

A series of useful posters (or use as a handout, or display on an interactive whiteboard) for Entry 1 ESOL / Literacy. Each preposition is accompanied by a clear diagram and sample sentence.

Level
E1
English
Rs/E1.1
AL Rw/E1.1
ESOL
ESOL Rs/E1.1a
ESOL Rw/E1.1a

Interactive worksheet with drop down menus to select the correct word and complete the sentence. Great reading and vocabulary practice for Entry 1 ESOL & Literacy students. Plus practice in using a mouse and drop down menus for Skills for Life ICT students.

Level
E1
English
Rs/E1.1
AL Rw/E1.1
ESOL
ESOL Rs/E1.1a
ESOL Rw/E1.1a
ICT
Entry 1 and 2 ICT

A trip to the cinema is an interactive narrative that follows family as they select a film to see (skimming and scanning), catch the bus (buying a ticket), ask for directions to the cinema, buy cinema tickets and snacks!
Provides prompts, dialogue scripts, maps and other ideas for speaking and listening work. Ideal for revision or recapping after student have covered buying things, giving directions, asking for information, etc.
Please read the notes area on slide 1 of this PPT for teaching ideas, curriculum links, etc.

Level
E1
ESOL
ESOL Lr/E1.3b
ESOL Rt/E1.1b
ESOL Rw/E1.1a
ESOL Sc/E1.2a
ESOL Sc/E1.3b
ESOL Sc/E1.3c
ESOL Sc/E1.4c
Context
Art Film Media Music TV
Leisure Travel Tourism

Weather, temperature and seasons covers vocabulary and spelling topics along with many ideas for speaking practice (asking about the temperature, making small talk). Lots of examples using intensifier ‘very’.

Level
E1
ESOL
ESOL Rw/E1.1a
ESOL Sd/E1.1c
ESOL Sc/E1.3b
ESOL Sc/E1.4a
ESOL Sc/E1.4d
ESOL Ww/E1.1a

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

Buildings provides group spelling and vocabulary practice along with ideas for speaking practice. Look at the picture, then type the spelling into the box (ideal with a cordless keyboard) before checking the correct spelling with a mouse click.
Examples include castle, palace, windmill, Big Ben, bungalow and more.
Originally used with the DfES ESOL E1 Skills for Life materials (Unit 7 – Homes) but can be used alone. Please read the notes area on slide 1 of this PPT for teaching ideas, curriculum links, etc.

Level
E1
ESOL
ESOL Rw/E1.1a
ESOL Ww/E1.1a
ESOL Ww/E1.1c
Context
Construction Carpentry Plumbing

Problems in the home PPT provides group spelling and vocabulary practice along with ideas for speaking practice. Look at the pictures, discuss what the people do (electricians, gas engineers, plumbers, etc.) and the problems they fix. Then type the correct spelling into the box (ideal with a cordless keyboard) before checking the correct spelling with a mouse click. Finish with some skimming and scanning practice using related information from the Yellow Pages.

Level
E1
E2
ESOL
ESOL Lr/E1.5c
ESOL Lr/E1.4b
ESOL Rt/E1.1a
ESOL Rt/E1.1b
ESOL Rw/E1.1a
ESOL Sd/E1.1b
ESOL Ww/E1.1a
ESOL Ww/E1.1c
Context
Independent living