ESOL Sc/E1.4b

Give personal information (see also Lr/E1.4b)
(i) recognise requests for personal information and understand that there are different ways to respond, e.g. minimal answer, short form of the verb, fuller answer. E.g. - What's your name? - Maria. - Are you working? - No, I'm looking for a job.
(ii) be able to use contracted forms - Can you drive? - Yes, I can./No, I can't.
(iii) be able to spell words out loud, and know when it is necessary to do so (e.g. spell name of the street, but not the word street) My name's... I live in... I've got three children.
(iv) be able to incorporate the giving of information into an interaction, e.g. when introducing selfMy name is Rafiq. I'm looking for Mrs Bennett.

A speaking and listening activity designed to practise asking where food items are in a supermarket. Also involves practise with the numbers 1 to 8.
The sheet is repeated five times – with food items in different positions (numbered supermarket aisles) on each sheet.

Linked to Cambridge Pre-entry ESOL Activities 7a Excuse me …

Level
M8
E1
English
SLlr/E1.6
SLc/E1.4
AL SLc/E1.3
Pre-entry
SLc/M8.3
SLc/M8.2
SLlr/M8.2
SLlr/M8.1
ESOL
ESOL Sc/E1.4b
ESOL Sc/E1.4a
ESOL Sc/E1.3b
ESOL Sc/E1.3a
ESOL Lr/E1.4b
ESOL Lr/E1.2b
Context
Retail Hospitality Customer service
Independent living
Catering Food Nutrition

A short handout explaining the difference between “I come from …” and “I came from…”.

Level
E2
E1
ESOL
ESOL Sc/E2.3b
ESOL Sc/E2.3a
ESOL Sc/E1.4b
ESOL Sc/E1.4a

Lovely set of speaking, listening and discussion resources for the start of term in E1 ESOL classes. Covers taking part in social conversation; listening and responding to requests for personal information; accepting and declining offers / invitations (e.g. Would you like a sandwich?), and much more.
Includes question cards, would you like cards, food cards and a do-you-like questionnaire / ice breaker.
Full mapped and with detailed teaching ideas.

Level
E1
ESOL
ESOL Sd/E1.1a
ESOL Sc/E1.4b
ESOL Sc/E1.3b
ESOL Sc/E1.3a
ESOL Lr/E1.5b
ESOL Lr/E1.4b
ESOL Lr/E1.4a
ESOL Lr/E1.2e

Two beautiful worksheets. The first is for collecting and recording information about yourself and a friend. The second if for making questions (by rearranging the given words) to ask a friend. Originally used with the DfES ESOL E1 Skills for Life materials (Unit 1 – Getting started) but can be used alone.
https://www.excellencegateway.org.uk/content/etf679

Editor's note

Link to ESOL materials updated and image added Sep 2018

Level
E1
ESOL
ESOL Sc/E1.1b
ESOL Sc/E1.3a
ESOL Sc/E1.4a
ESOL Sc/E1.4b