The lesson is based on the principles of the Language Experience Approach (LEA). It is appropriate for ESOL students with low literacy needs. This approach often takes place with individual students, but this lesson shows how the approach is easily adapted for use with a group.
This lesson is about reading and understanding medicine labels. It should follow on from previous lessons on the topic of health e.g. looking at symptoms and going to the doctors. It provides learners with essential vocabulary to how to take medicines and also gives reading practice.
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.
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.