Adult Literacy, Functional English, and GCSE Resources

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How to format and plan a formal letter or email for English functional skills.
Word document / template.

Editor’s note
Two very useful editable Word documents – one for a letter, one for an email.
[5/12/17] Minor edits to the formal letter template

Level
L2
L1
English
Functional English - writing
Wt/L2.1
Wt/L1.1

Simulation of completing an online CV. Very easy to use, fill in the boxes and print after completion.

Level
E2
E3
L1
L2
English
Functional English - writing
Functional English reading
Form filling
General literacy / English
ICT
Functional ICT
General
Generic resources for literacy, numeracy and beyond
Context
Employment skills & Public services

Simulations of email and online banking registration forms. Can be used in succession, as for the banking registration form you need an email address. When you press the “create account” button it will open the printing menu. Good luck!

Level
E2
E3
English
Functional English - writing
Rw/E3.2
Functional English reading
Form filling
Maths
MSS1/E2.3
ICT
Entry 3 ICT
Using ICT
Entry 1 and 2 ICT
Context
Employment skills & Public services

Two homophone crosswords – each consists of 30+ words and ‘clues’ (the clues are simply the matching homophone which makes these crosswords quite tricky (L2) and ideal for promoting lots of discussion if done in pairs or small groups).

Please note you must download the free Eclipse software before you can use theese ecw (Eclipse crossword) file below. See our Good Software – Eclipse Crossword entry for more information.

Level
L2
English
Ww/L2.1

Interactive worksheet. Drag the features of instructive and persuasive texts to the correct area. Use with the related handout (see below) which also includes an answer sheet.

Level
E3
L1
L2
English
Rt/E3.2
Rt/L1.2
Rt/L2.2
Rt/E3.3

Drag and drop interactive worksheet provides great practice in reading and ordering instructions. Originally used in a Pathway to Nursing course.
Please also download the teaching notes (below).

Level
E3
English
Rt/E3.3
Context
Health, Social care, Early years

Drag and drop interactive worksheet provides great practice in reading and ordering instructions. Originally used in a Pathway to Nursing course.
Please also download the teaching notes (below).

Level
E3
English
Rt/E3.3
Context
Health, Social care, Early years

Severe bleeding drag and drop interactive worksheet provides great practice in reading and ordering instructions. Originally used in a Pathway to Nursing course.
Please also download the teaching notes (below).

Level
E3
English
Rt/E3.3
Context
Health, Social care, Early years

A very useful sheet (best used on-screen) providing online links to a range of mouse exercises where learners can learn about right and left clicking, double clicking, drag and drop, etc. Activities range form straightforward tutorials to ‘Dress the Eggplant’, Join the Dots and a bubble game. Many also provide very useful practice on reading instructions.

Level
E2
E3
English
Rt/E2.1
Rt/E3.1
ICT
Entry 1 and 2 ICT
General
Study Skills and General Teaching

Fabulous set of 18 interactive homophone ‘drop-down’ spelling worksheets. Each worksheet explains when to use each homophone – with examples, space to type your own sentences, cloze sentences and an answer/reference sheet. Each worksheet includes 10, 15 or 20 cloze sentences.
All common homophones, and several less-well-known pairs, are covered. See separate file list below.

Level
L1
L2
English
Homophones, homographs & confusables
Ww/L1.1
Ww/L2.1