ESOL Ws/E2.2a

Use adjectives
(i) Know and use the terms adjective and noun
(ii) Understand how adjectives can be used to extend information, convey attitude and detail about a noun, and apply in writing
(iii) Know and use some common adjectives to describe people, places, feelings or objects
(iv) Understand word order regarding the use of adjectives in simple sentences, and use it appropriately
(v) Know and use the comparative form of adjectives

Used with an Entry Level 1 ESOL group.
1) Bring in some real objects such as a long red wool scarf, a green plastic bag, a small silver mobile phone. Discuss the word order used to describe them. Learners can describe their own bags, phones, and clothes as necessary and write some examples on the table.
2) Put the adjectives in order in the example sentences and check as a group.

Level
E1
E2
ESOL
ESOL Ws/E2.2a
ESOL Ws/E1.1a
ESOL Sc/E2.3f
ESOL Sc/E1.4d
ESOL Sc/E1.4a
Context
Independent living

Lovely introduction to nouns, verbs and adjectives. For E2-3 ESOL and Literacy.
Start with the PPT which is based on a very tasty bakery theme and includes information and examples for students to work through. Follow this with the handout and a highlighting exercise.

Level
E2
E3
English
Ws/E2.2
Rs/E3.2
Rs/E3.1
ESOL
ESOL Ws/E2.2a
ESOL Rs/E3.1b
Context
Catering Food Nutrition

A set of gap-fill / sentence writing exercises written for ESOL learners but also suitable for literacy students.

Level
E2
English
Ws/E2.2
ESOL
ESOL Ws/E2.2a