These activities form part of our series called ‘English in my home - Something in the post’. In this section, you will learn about attempted delivery notes. This is a note which tells you that somebody brought a delivery to your home, but you were not there to receive it.
This lesson is related to employability and focusses on the language and skills needed to understand a website which describes the process of registering with an employment agency. Learners also practise completing a registration form.
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 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.
School holidays can be a difficult time for all parents, but particularly for single mothers and fathers who are raising children alone. Read the article for practical advice about sharing childcare and improve your language skills as you complete the activities.