pre-Entry SLlr/M8.2 Listen to & answer simple questions about personal details/experiences/events & narratives

Pre-Entry Literacy > Speaking and Listening > Listen and respond > SLlr/M8.2

Listen to and answer simple questions about
(a) personal details
(b) personal experiences
(c) personal events
d) narratives

Listen and respond to familiar people in the context of simple and personal contexts

Source: Adult pre-entry curriculum framework for Literacy and Numeracy (DfES, 2002)

An introduction lesson for ESOL/Pre Entry to help build learner confidence and introduce them to college rules/expectations.

Editor's note

Two complete and very welcoming lessons. Also covers asking and responding to questions about personal information, recognising letters of the alphabet, and classroom equipment.  Lovely :)

Level
M8
Entry Level 1
English
AL SLlr/E1.4
AL SLc/E1.3
AL Rw/E1.1 Have limited, meaningful sight vocabulary of words, signs, symbols
AL Rw/E1.3
AL Ww/E1.2
Pre-entry
pre-Entry SLlr/M8.1 Listen and respond to familiar people in simple/personal contexts
pre-Entry SLlr/M8.2 Listen to & answer simple questions about personal details/experiences/events & narratives
pre-Entry SLc/M8.1 Use key words, signs, symbols when communicating about own experiences, and to recount a narrative
pre-Entry Rw/M8.1Recognise letters of the alphabet by shape, name, sound
pre-Entry Rw/M8.3 Recognise & read a growing no. of words signs symbols
pre-Entry Ww/M8.1 Write with appropriate grip making many controlled letter shapes & using a conventional sequence of letters
ESOL
ESOL Lr/E1.4a Listen and respond to requests for personal information
ESOL Lr/E1.4b Recognise different question words
ESOL Sc/E1.3a  Ask for personal details
ESOL Rw/E1.1a Recognise a limited number of words, signs and symbols
ESOL Rw/E1.3a
ESOL Ww/E1.2a

A speaking and listening activity designed to practise asking where food items are in a supermarket. Also involves practise with the numbers 1 to 8.
The sheet is repeated five times – with food items in different positions (numbered supermarket aisles) on each sheet.

Linked to Cambridge Pre-entry ESOL Activities 7a Excuse me …

Level
M8
Entry Level 1
English
SLlr/E1.6
SLc/E1.4
AL SLc/E1.3
Pre-entry
pre-Entry SLlr/M8.1 Listen and respond to familiar people in simple/personal contexts
pre-Entry SLlr/M8.2 Listen to & answer simple questions about personal details/experiences/events & narratives
pre-Entry SLc/M8.2 Ask questions using key words, signs, symbols to obtain information
pre-Entry SLc/M8.3 Use growing vocabulary to convey meaning to the listener (beyond that of purely personal significance)
ESOL
ESOL Sc/E1.4b Give personal information
ESOL Sc/E1.4a Make simple statements of fact
ESOL Sc/E1.3b Ask for information
ESOL Sc/E1.3a  Ask for personal details
ESOL Lr/E1.4b Recognise different question words
ESOL Lr/E1.2b Listen for detail & respond, in a face-to-face situation
Context
Retail Hospitality Customer service
Independent living
Catering Food Nutrition

For improving visual figure-ground skills, expressive language development, matching and counting symbols.

Level
M6
M7
M8
Pre-entry
pre-Entry SLlr/M6.1 Respond to familiar people demonstrating understanding of simple questions
pre-Entry SLlr/M7.2 Listen to simple questions on familiar topics & give simple responses
pre-Entry SLlr/M8.2 Listen to & answer simple questions about personal details/experiences/events & narratives
pre-Entry SLc/M6.1 Use phrases of up to 3 key words/signs to communicate simple ideas
pre-Entry SLc/M7.5 Make simple statements about simple and personal matters
pre-Entry SLc/M8.1 Use key words, signs, symbols when communicating about own experiences, and to recount a narrative
pre-Entry Rtc/M6.2 Find & name key images, characters, events
pre-Entry Rtc/M7.1 Distinguish between print, text, symbols, images
pre-Entry N1/M6.3 Count reliably up to 3 objects & with inconsistencies up to 5e objects
pre-Entry N1/M6.4 Recognise numerals 1 to 3, & with some inconsistencies 1 to 5
pre-Entry N1/M7.4 Relate numbers to collections of objects to three, & with support up to five
General
Generic resources for literacy, numeracy and beyond

Favourite things bingo game provides valuable practice in asking and answering questions for Milestone 7 upwards and makes a great icebreaker.

Level
M7
M8
Entry Level 1
Entry Level 2
English
AL SLc/E1.3
SLc/E2.2
AL SLlr/E1.4
SLlr/E1.6
Wt/E1.1
Wt/E2.1
Pre-entry
pre-Entry SLlr/M7.2 Listen to simple questions on familiar topics & give simple responses
pre-Entry SLlr/M8.2 Listen to & answer simple questions about personal details/experiences/events & narratives
pre-Entry SLc/M7.4 Ask simple questions for explanation/instruction, and about events/experiences
pre-Entry SLc/M7.5 Make simple statements about simple and personal matters
pre-Entry SLc/M8.2 Ask questions using key words, signs, symbols to obtain information
pre-Entry Rtc/M7.1 Distinguish between print, text, symbols, images
pre-Entry Rtc/M8.3 When working with texts communicate about persons, characters, events, objects
pre-Entry Wt/M7.2 Use words/signs/symbols/images & match their meanings to objects, people, places
pre-Entry Wt/M8.1 Understand that words/signs/symbols/images convey information

5 hand drawn storyboards – shopping, holidays, swimming, getting-up and a bank robbery! Pictures can be cut up, muddled and re-sequenced; simple sentences written out to match with pictures; sentences written in the present to be changed to past tense (ESOL); write sentences then join with conjunctions e.g. then, next; or simply as prompts for conversation and discussion.

Level
M7
M8
Entry Level 1
Entry Level 2
English
Ws/E1.1
Ws/E2.1
Wt/E1.1
Wt/E2.1
Pre-entry
pre-Entry SLlr/M8.2 Listen to & answer simple questions about personal details/experiences/events & narratives
pre-Entry SLlr/M8.4 Listen to and follow simple and brief narratives
pre-Entry SLc/M7.1 Communicate ideas, choices, events referring to past, present, future
pre-Entry SLc/M7.2 Use conjunctions inc. 'and' & 'but' to link ideas & add new detail
pre-Entry SLc/M8.1 Use key words, signs, symbols when communicating about own experiences, and to recount a narrative
pre-Entry Rti/M7.1 Demonstrate an interest in the activity of reading
pre-Entry Rtc/M8.3 When working with texts communicate about persons, characters, events, objects
pre-Entry Wt/M8.1 Understand that words/signs/symbols/images convey information
ESOL
ESOL Ws/E1.1a Construct a simple sentence, using basic word order & verb form
ESOL Ws/E2.1a Construct simple and compound sentences
ESOL Wt/E1.1a
ESOL Wt/E2.1a