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ESOL – Literacy – Numeracy

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Cambridge ESOL exam practice materials

Cambridge¬†stopped offering their Skills for Life ESOL qualifications in June 2017. Links to a selection of materials is provided below for archival purposes. Entry 3 Speaking and listening exam video, Entry 3. Speaking and listening sample Test A Sample Test A audio Reading sample Test Writing sample Test Entry 2 Speaking and listening exam video,…

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Spellmaster – numbers

Spellmaster is a range of interactive activities created by Michael A. Riccioli and Frank McAree. There are 3 different activities are for practising the spelling of numbers, which increases in difficulty: Jigword is the easiest activity which involves matching a number with the spelling; Wordweb involves spelling numbers using all the letters given; Speedword involves…

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BBC Bitesize – Dance Mat Typing

A fun way to learn to touch type from BBC Bitesize. With 4 levels and 12 stages, starting from the basic home row. It also has very good practice activities to help you become a typing expert! Direct links to each level: level 1 level 2 level 3 level 4

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Months of the year

Interactive activity.

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Ordinal numbers

Interactive activity.

Read Write Plus – Comparing things

In this activity, we look at different words for comparing 2 things.

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Prepositions of place

Choose from the following: in at to – (no preposition)

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Prepositions of time

Choose from the following: in at on

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Telling the time – Cambridge ELT

Cambridge ELT has an excellent interactive clock for practising quarter past, half past and quarter to. There are various options that can be accessed by clicking the ‘show panel’ button. These include practising times in hours, half-hours and quarter-hours. For extra challenge, the numbers on the clock can also be turned off. By choosing the…

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BBC – Computer games keeps me mentally active

Watch the BBC Breakfast clip from 21st January 2013 and find out about Hilda Knott’s hobby. Choose the correct option for each gap in the text and post your own opinion in the comments at the bottom of the page.

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