ESOL Ws/E2.2a Use adjectives

Ws/E2.2 Use adjectives
Ws/E2.2a Use adjectives

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

Example: Write a short description of a person or place, or a simple comparison, e.g.: I think Chinese food is better than English cooking. China’s food is more delicious and cheaper than English food. We use many fresh vegetables – garlic, bean sprouts, chok choi, cabbage. I love Chinese food.

Suits ESOL students at Entry 3+.  It creates plenty of scope for  further work e.g.

Level
E2
E3
L1
ESOL
ESOL Sc/E2.3f Give a short description
ESOL Sc/E3.4f Give a short description and make comparisons
ESOL Sc/L1.3e Describe and compare
ESOL Ws/E2.2a Use adjectives
General ESOL
General
Generic resources for literacy, numeracy and beyond
Context
Art Film Media Music TV

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 Use adjectives
ESOL Ws/E1.1a
ESOL Sc/E2.3f Give a short description
ESOL Sc/E1.4d Make statements of fact clearly
ESOL Sc/E1.4a Make simple statements of fact
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 Use adjectives
ESOL Rs/E3.1b Use knowledge of syntax and grammar to work out meaning
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 Use adjectives