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

Clothes provides group spelling and vocabulary practice along with ideas for speaking practice (giving descriptions). With examples of the use of ‘A pair of…’ (shoes, shorts, trousers, etc.)
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 Sc/E1.4d
ESOL Ww/E1.1a
ESOL Ww/E1.1c

Buying clothes provides group vocabulary work along with many ideas for speaking practice. Please read the notes area on slide 1 of the PPT for teaching ideas, curriculum links, etc.
Covers buying a t-shirt (can be used with separate dialogue/clothes cards available below as PDF file), laundry symbols, UK shoe and clothes sizes, fabric patterns.

Level
E1
ESOL
ESOL Rw/E1.1a
ESOL Sc/E1.2a
ESOL Sc/E1.3b
ESOL Sc/E1.4a
Context
Retail Hospitality Customer service

Provides group spelling, vocabulary and speaking practice. Originally used with a cordless keyboard and mouse to practice spelling homework (12 key words). Can easily be adapted to include your own group’s key spellings / vocabulary. Please read the notes area on slide 1 for teaching ideas, curriculum links, etc.

Level
E1
ESOL
ESOL Rw/E1.1a
ESOL Ww/E1.1a
ESOL Ww/E1.1c

A writing frame written to accompany the writing extension task on slide 14 of the Food and Food Container PPT (see below) but could also be used for other short spelling checks.

Level
E1
ESOL
ESOL Rw/E1.1a
ESOL Wt/E1.1a
ESOL Ww/E1.1a
ESOL Ww/E1.1c
Context
Catering Food Nutrition

Food and Food Containers provides vocabulary practice with a series of paired examples of ‘container phrases’ e.g. a coffee cup – a cup of coffee; an egg box – a box of eggs, a wine glass – a glass of wine, etc.
Type in boxes are ideal for group spelling practice with a cordless keyboard.
The final slide is an extension writing activity to be used with a separate Word shopping list template (see below) and/or ESOL DfES Skill for Life Materials (E1, Unit 3 – Shopping 1).

Level
E1
ESOL
ESOL Rw/E1.1a
ESOL Wt/E1.1a
ESOL Ww/E1.1a
ESOL Ww/E1.1c
Context
Catering Food Nutrition

Travel and Transport provides group spelling and vocabulary practice. 15 individual forms of transport – 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. There is then a page of more unusual forms of travel followed by a final group writing activity.
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
Leisure Travel Tourism

Interactive worksheet with 3 pages of colourful information and key vocabulary followed by a 2 page time quiz (whole hours) with drop down menus.
Written for Entry Level ESOL, ICT and Numeracy learners.

Level
E1
E2
Maths
MSS1/E2.4
ESOL
ESOL Ww/E1.1a
ESOL Rw/E1.1a
ESOL Rs/E1.1a
ESOL Rw/E1.3b
ICT
Entry 1 and 2 ICT

Days of the week combines colourful pages of information (days of week and their order, abbreviations, numbers on calendars) with interactive practice pages (drag and drop and a very clever page where the text changes colour if correct spelling is typed). First used with Entry 1 ESOLICT learners but also suitable for E1 literacy and numeracy.

Level
E1
E2
English
Rs/E1.1
AL Rw/E1.1
Ww/E1.1
Maths
MSS1/E1.2
MSS1/E2.3
ESOL
ESOL Rs/E1.1a
ESOL Rw/E1.1a
ESOL Rw/E1.3b
ESOL Ww/E1.1a
ICT
Entry 1 and 2 ICT

Feelings and emotions ‘smiley’ flashcards for spelling, vocabulary and speaking practice. Originally used with the DfES ESOL E1 Skills for Life materials (Unit 10 – going to work, pages 8-9 feelings) but can be used alone.
http://rwp.excellencegateway.org.uk/readwriteplus/LearningMaterialsESOL

Level
E1
ESOL
ESOL Lr/E1.5a
ESOL Rw/E1.1a
ESOL Rw/E1.2a
ESOL Sd/E1.1c
ESOL Ww/E1.1a
ESOL Ww/E1.1b

Flashcards for spelling, vocabulary and speaking practice. Originally used with the DfES ESOL E1 Skills for Life materials (Unit 5 – Health) but can be used alone.

Level
E1
ESOL
ESOL Rw/E1.1a
ESOL Rw/E1.2a
ESOL Sc/E1.1b
ESOL Sc/E1.4a
ESOL Ww/E1.1a
ESOL Ww/E1.1b