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Basic Communication

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0.1  Communicate in interpersonal interactions

 

0.1.1  Identify or use appropriate non-verbal behavior in a variety of situations (e.g., handshaking)

 

0.1.2  Identify or use appropriate language for informational purposes (e.g., to identify, describe, ask for information, state needs, command, agree or disagree, ask permission)

   EL Civics Education - North Carolina

   "Directory Assistance" (Beginner)

   EL Civics Education - North Carolina

   "Shopping for Groceries (Beginner)

   Hope Link Adult Education - State of Washington

   "Describing People"

   Miracosta College ESL Lesson Plans

   EL Civics Crime/Accident Unit (Intermediate Level)

   Miracosta College ESL Lesson Plans

   EL Civics Crime/Accident Unit (Advanced Level)

   Miracosta College ESL Lesson Plans

   EL Civics Reporting Crimes and Accidents Unit (Beginning Level)

   Miracosta College ESL Lesson Plans

   EL Civics Reporting Crimes and Accidents Units (Intermediate Level)

   Miracosta College ESL Lesson Plans

   EL Civics Reporting Crimes and Accidents Units (Advanced Level)

   North Carolina Curriculum Guide

   "Neighborhood"

 

0.1.3  Identify or use appropriate language to influence or persuade (e.g., to caution, request, advise, persuade, negotiate

 

0.1.4  Identify or use appropriate language in general social situations (e.g., to greet, introduce, thank, apologize, compliment, express pleasure or regret)

   Family Literacy Lesson Plans

   click on Lesson 2 - "Parents as First Teachers - A Parent Teacher Conference"

   Hope Link Adult Education - State of Washington

   "Making Conversation"

   Hope Link Adult Education - State of Washington

   "Making Introductions"

   Hope Link Adult Education - State of Washington

   "Making Small Talk"

   North Carolina Curriculum Guide

   "Feelings and Emotions"

 

0.1.6  Clarify or request clarification

   Hope Link Adult Education - State of Washington

   "Asking for Clarification"

 

0.2  Communicate regarding personal information

 

0.2.1  Respond appropriately to common personal information questions

   CLESE - Bright Ideas Curriculum

   "Introductions and Greetings"

   CLESE - Bright Ideas Curriculum

   "People and Places"

   EL Civics Education - North Carolina

   "Providing Your Complete Name" (Beginner)

   EL Civics Education - North Carolina

   "Country of Origin" (Beginner)

   EL Civics Education - North Carolina

   "Your Country, City, State" (Beginner)

   EL Civics Education - North Carolina

   "Your Date of Birth" (Beginner)

   EL Civics Education - North Carolina

   "Providing Gender and Marital Status" (Beginner)

   EL Civics Education - North Carolina

   "Your Phone Number" (Beginner)

   Enchanted English.com (Label Me! Printouts)

   The following are links to printable worksheets focusing on personal information vocabulary that students can label:

     The Family

     People

   Low Level Activities for Adult ESL

   Lesson by Susan Gaer

   North Carolina Curriculum Guide

   "Introductions, Greetings and Farewells"

   The Internet TESL Journal

   Click on Unit 1

 

0.2.2  Complete a personal information form

   EL Civics Education - North Carolina

   "Providing a Complete Address" (Beginner)

   EL Civics Education - North Carolina

   "Your Social Security Number" (Beginner)

   Miracosta College ESL Lesson Plans

   EL Civics Education Unit (Intermediate Level)

   Miracosta College ESL Lesson Plans

   EL Civics Education Unit (Advanced Level)

   Miracosta College ESL Lesson Plans

   EL Civics Crime/Accident Unit (Intermediate Level)

   Miracosta College ESL Lesson Plans

   EL Civics Crime/Accident Unit (Advanced Level)

   North Carolina Curriculum Unit

   "Who Am I"

   Reading For Life

   "Recognizing Phone Numbers"

   Reading For Life

   "Social Security Numbers"

0.2.3  Interpret or write a personal note, invitation or letter

   Lesson Plans for Communication

   "Sending an E-Postcard (Intermediate Level)

   North Carolina Curriculum Guide

   "Writing a Letter"

   Reading For Life

   Reading for Life, Volume 2 - go to Unit 15, "Letter Writing," page 56

 

0.2.4  Converse about daily leisure activities and personal interests

   Family Literacy Lesson Plans

   Click on Lesson 4 - "Teaching Family History and Traditions"

   The Internet TESL Journal

   "What's the Truth?"

   The Internet TESL Journal

   "Talking Cards"