This lesson is designed to help learners to understand the process of induction. It covers commonly heard terms around the prison and provides practice in asking for directions to various places around the prison so a new arrival will understand facilities available.
Film is invaluable in the prison environment as a way of focusing on communication skills: not only audio, but the body language and facial expressions which are so essential to understanding fellow inmates and officers.
This lesson focuses on vocabulary to describe nine typical tasks a catering assistant does. A listening task uses this vocabulary to make requests and learners practise making polite requests in role play situations and games.
This teachers’ pack teaches the English language needed for understanding menus, becoming familiar with the kind of food available in prisons; for talking about managing money and for buying and ordering essential items while in prison.
This lesson is about letters to the 'Inside Time'. It provides learners with language for expressing their opinion on education in prison. This lesson is designed to be done as a whole class, and learners at all levels should be given the opportunity to contribute at every stage.