Ws/E3.2

Use correct basic grammar, e.g. appropriate verb tense, subject-verb agreement
(a) Understand the concepts of past, present and future, that human beings exist in time, and that language reflects this through the tenses of verbs which can change form to convey time past, present or future
(b) Recognise that past, present and future are expressed in different ways, such as simple, continuous and perfect aspects to convey different shades of meaning
(c) Understand that verbs convey actions (physical and non-physical)
(d) Understand when it is important to use Standard English grammar and when a variety may be appropriate
(e) Understand and be able to recognise how different varieties of English use different grammatical structures (e.g. we was) or case (e.g. me and my friend met at the cinema)
(f) Know and understand the terms verb, tense, subject of a sentence

Brief descriptions of the main parts of a sentence to help understand the vocabulary of grammar.

Editor’s note
A very useful handout for students at several levels.

Level
L2
L1
E3
English
Ws/L2.3
Ws/L1.2
Ws/E3.3
Ws/E3.2
Rs/L1.1
Rs/E3.2

A first person autobiographical account of life in outback Australia.
Exercises include comprehension questions using when, where etc.
A revision of past tense verbs – regular and irregular.
A fill the gap using the correct verb tense.
A writing prompt for students to write about themselves – emphasising the use of conjunctions and short paragraphs.
A Wordsearch.
Includes a glossary of Australian words used in the text.

Level
E3
L1
English
Wt/L1.1
Wt/E3.2
Wt/E3.1
Ws/L1.2
Ws/L1.1
Ws/E3.2
Ws/E3.1
Rt/L1.1
Rt/E3.1
ESOL
ESOL Wt/L1.1a
ESOL Wt/E3.2a
ESOL Wt/E3.1a
ESOL Ws/L1.2a
ESOL Ws/L1.1a
ESOL Ws/E3.2a
ESOL Ws/E3.1a
ESOL Rt/L1.1a
ESOL Rt/E3.1a
Context
History

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A beautiful set of three resources.

Level
E3
L1
L2
English
Ws/L1.2
Ws/E3.2
Rw/L2.1
Rw/L1.2
Rt/L2.1
ESOL
ESOL Ws/L1.2a
ESOL Ws/E3.2a
ESOL Rw/L2.1a
ESOL Rw/L1.2a
ESOL Rt/L2.1a
Context
Animal care, farming & equine

Useful set of verb cards for literacy and ESOL (includes regular and irregular examples in a wide range of tenses/moods, plus 1st-3rd person singular / plural cards). Pick and choose the ones you need according to level. Fully mapped.[img_assist|nid=4692|title=|desc=|link=popup|align=left|width=70|height=100]

Level
L2
L1
E3
English
Ws/L2.2
Ws/L1.2
Ws/E3.2
ESOL
ESOL Ws/L2.2a
ESOL Ws/L1.2a
ESOL Ws/E3.2a

An immaculate set of resources accompanied by a detailed lesson plan – used with construction, decorating, and motor vehicle students but suitable for all. Includes spot the error, select the correct verb, identify the ‘subject’, spinner sentence activity for collective nouns, and a Lewis Hamilton grammar exercise.

Level
E3
L1
English
Ws/E3.2
Ws/L1.2
Context
Construction Carpentry Plumbing
Motor vehicles & Transport
Painting Decorating & DIY

Sentence structure and grammar is a great way to introduce the idea of properly constructed sentences. Covers punctuation, connectives, tense, subjects & verbs, tense and subject-verb agreement.

The author, Gill, suggests using this PPT alongside the grammar activities on BBC Skillswise. http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/words/grammar/

Level
E2
E3
English
Ws/E2.1
Ws/E3.1
Ws/E3.2

A great introduction to this tricky topic – using lots of example sentences along with questions to the audience.

Level
E3
English
Rs/E3.1
Ws/E3.2

Select from is/are to create grammatically correct sentences.

Level
E3
L1
English
Ws/E3.2
Ws/L1.2
Context
Construction Carpentry Plumbing

Clear PPT gives straightforward explanations about ‘doing’ and ‘being’ verbs.

Level
E3
English
Rs/E3.1
Ws/E3.2

Explains about subjects and verbs, plus a practice sheet.

Level
E3
L1
English
Ws/E3.2
Ws/L1.2