Text Features & Revision – Level 2 Group 1 – 16th May 2016 – Class Notes

Objectives:

  1. Take a mock reading exam

  2. Revise text features

  3. Try an IELTS reading exam

  4. Discuss any other areas you want to look at before next week’s exam

  5. General Grammar Review here: https://www.ego4u.com/en/cram-up/grammar

Text features overview here  + Quick knowledge test here

https://www.thatquiz.org/tq/practicetest?lz3jb1txek6i

Read this: https://quizlet.com/13291247/nonfiction-text-features-quiz-flash-cards/

then  take the test: https://quizlet.com/13291247/test

http://www.proprofs.com/quiz-school/quizshow.php?title=nonfiction-text-features&q=1

Very difficult – not for everyone! https://www.quia.com/quiz/1991762.html?AP_rand=847094395

QUICK Academic Reading Test: http://www.english-online.org.uk/ieltsfolder/readac3.php?name=Academic%20Reading%203&fun=startReadRequest()&spt=readac3

1 Hour Academic Reading Test: http://www.english-online.org.uk/ieltsfolder/readac1.php?name=Academic%20Reading%201&fun=startReadRequest()&spt=readac1

Today’s words:

diagram:

Columns in text:

A glossary, also known as a vocabulary, or clavis, is an alphabetical list of terms in a particular domain of knowledge with the definitions for those terms. Traditionally, aglossary appears at the end of a book and includes terms within that book that are either newly introduced, uncommon, or specialized.

 

 

Exam practice!!! Level 1 & Level 2 class

Level 1 ESOL Skills for Life Reading – sample onscreen test – Health and Safety

Level 1 ESOL Skills for Life Reading – sample onscreen test – Me and My Community

Level 1 ESOL Skills for Life Reading – sample onscreen test – Creativity 

 

Level 2 ESOL Skills for Life Reading – sample onscreen test – Me and My Community

Level 2 ESOL Skills for Life Reading – sample onscreen test – Creativity

Level 2 ESOL Skills for Life Reading – sample onscreen test – Health and Safety v2

Take a Level 1 & 2 Reading test: EdExcel tests here

https://www.easyenglish.com/tests.asp  – choose medium or difficult

Decoding meaning. Activity based around the use of words in text to influence meaning.

Finding information Activity about using organisational features in text to aid reading.

Identifying main points Activity about identifying the main points of a text using sub-headings and careful reading.

http://xtlearn.net/NLN