English Language Essentials Book 1 Cover

English Language Essentials Book 1

Effective tools for second language learning

Find your English Language Essentials in this comprehensive resource for young speakers of languages other than English. Covering written, oral and visual language, this resource is strongly focused on the English students will need in their everyday environments. Key areas covered include language for interaction, emotions, text structure and expressing and developing ideas.

Ages: 5-12 | Pages: 56 | Code: 51011 | ISBN: 9781776553907

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Adrienne Woodbury

Adrienne Woodbury is an experienced ESOL teacher working at a primary school on the North Shore, Auckland, New Zealand. As well as having a Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Certificate (approved and accredited by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority), she has completed the English Language Assistants Professional Development Programme (Ministry of Education, New Zealand) and the Cambridge Teacher Knowledge Test (TKT) 1, 2 and 3. When not teaching, Adrienne is a busy mother of three: her son now teaches English overseas and her two daughters are at primary and intermediate school. She also has a passion for cake decorating, which she enjoys doing in between supporting her daughters in their dance and sport activities.


Links to the curriculum and learning progressions4
Language for interaction6
Teacher overview6
In the classroom: Activities and resources7
In the playground: Activities and resources9
Colours and shapes: Activities and resources14
Teacher overview18
Activities and resources19
Teacher overview25
Activities and resources26
Text structure and organisation30
Teacher overview30
Nouns: Activities and resources32
Pronouns: Activities and resources35
Adjectives: Activities and resources37
Adverbs: Activities and resources40
Sentences: Activities and resources42
Expressing and developing ideas46
Teacher overview46
Reading, writing and speaking: Activities and resources47
Listening, reading and writing: Activity and resources50
Suggested answers for selected activities52