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From Surviving to Thriving - Book 1

TESOL support for everyday

Open up their world. From Surviving to Thriving in the English-speaking Classroom is a supportive series designed especially for new learners of English. It provides a survival kit of activities for practice in basic English. Visual learning is emphasised, to help students gain confidence and participate. This resource will help teachers make the school experience a happy one for their new English speakers.

Ages: 6-9 | Pages: 40 | Code: 0120 | ISBN: 9781877300097

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Jenny Pyatt

Jenny Pyatt has taught at all levels in primary schools in a variety of classroom and managerial positions. Now retired and living by the sea, Jenny pursues her interests of writing poetry and photography.

C o n t e n t s

4 Introduction
5 Enrolment checklists
What parents need to know
What teachers need to know
6 Settling into school
Some key points to help you support the new student
Practical suggestions for the first week
Work plans
Planning sheet
8 Survival kit for the teacher and ESOL student
Overview of activities
Using peer tutors
9 Activity 1: Alphabet knowledge
Set of capital letters of the alphabet
Set of lower case letters of the alphabet
Finish the alphabet
13 Activity 2: From words to sentences
Set of basic words
Basic words, sentences and phrases for reference of peer tutor or helper
Set of sentences and phrases containing the basic words
26 Activity 3: Initial sounds
Set of initial letters, words and pictures
29 Activity 4: Consonant blends
Set of consonant blends, words and pictures
32 Activity 5: Picture dictation
Stories for dictation and their pictures
35 Activity 6: What are they doing?
Set of pictures for mime
40 Peer tutor award