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 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.
This lesson develops learners’ vocabulary of food items and focuses on words beginning with ‘b’ and ‘p’. Learners have many opportunities to learn the vocabulary, practise their pronunciation and spell the words.
This lesson develops learners’ ability to understand and fill in forms, in the context of a school data collection form. Learners read about a mother and her child and use this information to practise answering the type of questions that are typical of school forms.
How to... can be used to help support your learners complete the self-access Beginners modules successfully. Demonstrations of the different question types used in Beginners are provided alongside opportunities to practice completing them.
This lesson develops learners’ ability to read and understand typical text messages that parents receive from school. Learners will identify the main idea in the messages and then read them to obtain specific information.