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A role play which teaches learners how to start looking for work using an agency. It also contains phrases to help learners to ask for clarification.

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Useful PPT for introducing or revising probability. Warm up questions with built in answers followed by several sets of tasks - one based on another Skillsworkshop sheet (Independent Events - see link under "See also"). Covers likelihood line, calculating probability (including simplifying fractions) and probability of events using a number line.

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Topical summer probability practice based on a childen’s lucky dip game at a fair. Answer sheet included.

Adapted from Halloween Probability (listed under **See also** below).

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A game to help learners get to grips with the likelihood of selecting a particular thing at random. Students practise expressing probabilities as fractions, decimals and percentages. This activity avoids the taboos on dice and cards that some learners have. It also revises concepts such as multiples and “greater” and “less than”.

*1 page cards to be cut out – give one set to each student (or pair of students), 1 page for student to complete, plus an answer sheet.*

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5 questions based on functional skills exam questions where learners find the probability of an event happening.

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Probability with a pack of playing cards was written for an ESOL numeracy student unfamiliar with playing cards but is great for any L1 student. Express the likelihood of single events (and also practice simplifying fractions!).

### Changed on 1 July 2020

Straightforward probability questions for L2 Functional Maths (dice, playing cards, socks, pens, etc.). Includes useful practice with simplifying fractions.

Plus an interesting extension question.

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A practical investigation that can be enjoyed in mixed level classes. There's something for all learners from Entry Level 1 to Level 2.

**Editor's note.** One of my favourite resources that somehow got lost when the site was redeveloped in 2011. Now fully updated to reflect the new 2018 Functional Skills content that come into effect September 2019. Pages 7-8 show detailed FS mapping to content descriptors and problem solving skills.

### Changed on 30 June 2020

Follow the Covid-19 tag to find a host of Corona related resources covering everything from Captain Tom to mental health.