ESOL Sc/E2.3b

Give personal information (see also Lr/E2.5b)
(i) recognise direct requests for information, e.g. wh- and yes/no questions, as well as less direct requests, e.g. Tell me about and be able to respond with:
(a) minimal response
(b) short form of the verb
(c) longer answer
and judge which is appropriate
(ii) know and use discourse markers to introduce a response, especially in informal situations, e.g. well
(iii) use grammatical forms suitable for the level to, e.g.:
(a) talk about daily routines and habits
(b) talk about past events
(c) talk about future plans, arrangements and intentions
(d) express ability, need and want

(iv) be able to link giving personal information with asking for information, e.g. What about you? Where do you live? and recognise when this is appropriate

Mingle activity to use straight after the Christmas holidays to review past simple.
Learners ask each other questions to try to find one name of another learner to fill in each square. First to finish shouts “bingo!”
Review as a group and check questions using past simple.
Give a prize to the winner.

Level
E2
E1
English
SLc/E2.2
AL SLc/E1.3
SLc/E1.2
ESOL
ESOL Sc/E2.3b
ESOL Sc/E2.3a
ESOL Sc/E2.2d
ESOL Sc/E2.2c
ESOL Lr/E2.2a

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