Contextual Resources

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A work book style resource to support the development of Functional Skills English for Construction students (also specific activities for Painting & Decorating and Plastering students).
Editor’s note
Includes reading comprehension, planning leaflets, summarising key points, and report writing. With curriculum mapping (and very useful writing frames for lower level students).

Level
L2
L1
E3
English
Functional English - writing
Functional English reading
Context
Painting Decorating & DIY
Health and safety
Construction Carpentry Plumbing

A reading comprehension based on two texts about the importance of applying sunscreen and a very brief outline of research (2011) into the increased risk of skin cancer for some people working in the construction industry.

Editor’s note
With answer sheet, Functional English mapping, and a related writing activity. Suitable for L1-2.

Level
L2
L1
English
Functional English - writing
Writing: text focus (composition)
Reading: text focus (comprehension)
Functional English reading
Context
Leisure Travel Tourism
Construction Carpentry Plumbing

A series of comprehension questions and dictionary/vocabulary exercises – based on an old 2004 BBC report about the building of Terminal 5.

Level
L2
English
Reading: word focus (phonics & vocabulary)
Reading: text focus (comprehension)
Context
Construction Carpentry Plumbing

A fun, yet realistic, proof reading activity. Help improve Bodgit’s spelling, grammar and language, then write a reply.

Level
L1
L2
English
Wt/L1.6
Wt/L2.7
Context
Construction Carpentry Plumbing

Cloze exercise. A great way of improving reading and grammar skills alongside vocational knowledge.

Level
E3
L1
English
Rs/E3.2
Rs/L1.1
Rt/E3.1
Rt/L1.1
Context
Construction Carpentry Plumbing

A great way of improving reading skills whilst learning important health and safety information. With a useful reading tips handout.

Level
E3
L1
L2
English
Rt/E3.6
Rt/E3.7
Rt/E3.8
Rt/L1.5
Rt/L2.7
Context
Construction Carpentry Plumbing

Two cloze exercises. A great way of improving reading and grammar skills alongside vocational knowledge.

Level
E3
L1
English
Rs/E3.2
Rs/L1.1
Rt/E3.1
Rt/L1.1
Context
Construction Carpentry Plumbing