ESOL Sc/L1.3a Express statements of fact
Sc/L1.3: express clearly statements of fact, explanations, instructions, accounts and descriptions
Sc/L1.3a: express statements of fact
- Use simple, compound and complex sentences, and other shorter forms common in spoken language, e.g. minimal responses
- Use with accuracy grammatical forms suitable for Entry level, and develop use of forms suitable for this level. Examples - Passive voice: I was brought up in the Philippines by my uncle. Reported speech: She said she'd help me. We told them to come at 5.30. He asked me if I could type. Present perfect continuous: She's been working in Kingston, but studying in Hounslow. I've been learning English for four years. Use of article and zero article: I read in the paper that the Government is planning huge changes in education.
- Incorporate statements of fact within more complex interactions
- Make longer statements comprehensible through appropriate use of rhythm and intonation
Source: Adult ESOL Core Curriculum, DfES (2001): https://www.excellencegateway.org.uk/content/etf1194