Going to work aims to provide beginner ESOL learners with some basic vocabulary and skills to access work along with opportunity to practise the four skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing.
This lesson develops learners’ reading skills and enables learners to understand important information contained in job adverts. They are presented with three simple job adverts; waiter, cleaner and delivery driver.
This lesson develops learners’ ability to read and understand a letter about going into hospital for an operation. They will learn important new vocabulary related to hospitals, then use a range of reading strategies to elicit the main points and then specific information from the letter.
This lesson introduces learners to vocabulary and structures used for describing feelings. As well as developing learners’ ability to read the words, learners will be able to practise pronouncing them and writing simple sentences using adjectives and the verb ‘to be.’
This lesson is aimed at beginner learners who haven’t encountered this topic before, and who are possibly beginner readers and writers. It can be used as a short vocabulary lesson on its own, or as part of the topic of health.
This lesson helps learners to write a simple text message. Learners will practise using related grammar (can and can’t), spelling (days of the week) and punctuation (capital letters and full stops) to enable them to write a short text message.
This lesson presents an example text about family. Learners match sentence halves, and reorder jumbled sentences. There are exercises to review family vocabulary and practise the spelling, and to practise am / is / are and their contractions. Finally, the learners write their own text.
This lesson develops learners’ reading skills of two different types of text: a text message and a diary page. Ravinder receives a text message about starting an English course and learners read his text and his diary in order to decide which course he is able to attend.