SLc/L2.1

Speak clearly and confidently in a way which suits the situation
(a) Know how to adapt the manner of speaking (pace, volume, articulation) to suit listener, context and purpose
(b) Be able to sustain a clear, confident and appropriate style in formal and social exchanges of varying length

Set of 12 sentences to complete. The 12 missing words are 6 pairs of synonyms such as sorry / apologise, need / require, etc. Makes a good starting point for further discussion and/or further speaking and written work.

Level
E3
L1
L2
English
Wt/L2.5
Wt/L1.4
SLc/L2.1
SLc/L1.2
SLc/E3.2
AL Rw/L2.3 Vocabulary (language features, synonyms, formality)
ESOL
ESOL Wt/L2.5a
ESOL Wt/L1.4a
ESOL Sc/L2.1c Use formal language and register where appropriate
ESOL Sc/L1.2a Make requests
ESOL Sc/E3.2a Use formal language and register when appropriate
ESOL Rw/L2.3a

Give me some advice is a great way to encourage students to provide non threatening advice, whilst improving their writing and listening-speaking skills.

Level
E3
L1
L2
English
Rs/E3.2
SLlr/E3.5
SLlr/L2.4
SLc/L1.4
SLc/L2.4
SLc/E3.1
SLc/L1.1
SLc/L2.1
Writing
ESOL
General ESOL

Lots of ideas here for themed Word Level starters. Give your lessons a longitudinal structure and improve students’ dictionary, speaking, spelling and vocabulary skills in small steps across the academic year. Originally used in a series of 30 lessons in a mixed ability classes (E3-L2). With suggestions for further resources and shared texts, related words, revision, spelling tips, speaking activities and more.

Level
E3
L1
L2
English
AL Ww/E3.1 Spell common words
AL Ww/E3.2 Use phonic knowledge to help spelling
Rw/E3.1
Rw/E3.3
Rw/E3.4
Rw/E3.5
Rw/L1.1
Rw/L1.2
Rw/L1.3
Rw/L2.1
Rw/L2.2
SLc/E3.1
SLc/E3.3
SLc/L1.1
SLc/L1.3
SLc/L1.4
SLc/L2.1
SLc/L2.3
SLc/L2.4
AL Ww/L1.1 Spell & use spelling strategies
AL Ww/L2.1 Spell technical words