SLd/E3.1

Follow and understand the main points of discussions on different topics
(a) Understand that discussions can serve different purposes, e.g. to share views, plan a task, solve a problem, clear the air
(b) Understand that discussions do not always follow a linear sequence
(c) Be able to listen with some concentration, in order to grasp main points

Aimed at getting motor vehicle students talking in readiness for Functional Skills English (speaking, listening and communication) exams.
Lots of prompts for discussing the pros and cons of driving modified cars. Fully mapped to E3 Functional English.

Level
E3
English
SLd/E3.3
SLd/E3.2
SLd/E3.1
Functional English - speaking, listening & communicating
Context
Motor vehicles & Transport

Written for learners on the autistic spectrum (who often find it particularly difficult to infer meaning that is not explicitly stated) but suitable for many literacy and/or numeracy students.
General financial numeracy theme on budgeting, expenditure, saving etc – accompanied by two way discussion, making sense of monetary idioms and cliches (e.g. ‘making both ends meet’), and writing complete sentences.

Level
E3
L1
L2
English
Rw/L1.3
Rw/L2.3
SLd/E3.1
SLd/E3.2
SLd/L1.1
Ws/E3.1
Maths
General numeracy / maths
General
Autistic spectrum support
Context
Employment skills & Public services

Moral Dilemmas is a great game aimed at 16-18 year olds (easily adapted for other age groups) that provides focus points for group discussion along with reading, writing and listening practice.

Level
E3
L1
L2
English
Rs/E3.2
SLd/E3.1
SLd/E3.2
SLd/L1.1
SLd/L2.1
SLd/L2.4
SLlr/E3.5
SLlr/E3.6
SLlr/L1.6
SLlr/L2.3
SLlr/L2.4
Writing

Encourages learners to think (and mind-map / thought-web) about skills required for a good conversation and then test them out and evaluate after a 5 minute conversation with a partner.
Written for young adults with Autistic Spectrum Disorder or Aspergers Syndrome but suitable for all.

Level
E2
E3
L1
English
SLd/E2.2
SLd/E3.1
SLd/E3.2
SLd/L1.1
SLd/E3.3
SLd/L1.2
General
Autistic spectrum support

Wonderful team game for E3-L2 that provides good practice in spelling, group discussion and using dictionaries.

Level
E3
L1
L2
English
Rw/E3.3
Rw/L1.1
Rw/L2.2
Ww/E3.1
Ww/L1.1
Ww/L2.1
Rw/L1.3
Rw/L2.3
SLd/E3.1
SLd/L1.1
SLd/L2.1