How to use this resource
This resource provides materials for English for speakers of other languages (ESOL) and other learners. It is designed for entry levels 1, 2 and 3.
This resource will support teachers in developing learners' English skills and support them in developing knowledge of life in the UK, as well as supporting their application for citizenship.
All topics can be adapted to suit individual students and entry levels. There is a list of topics teachers may cover, example activities, answers to learners' activities, informative website links and resources to support and develop learning.
Within this resource, there are 14 sections with appropriate learner activities and resources to adapt accordingly, as follows:
Section 1: What is citizenship?
Section 2: Parliament and the electoral system
Section 3: Geography and history
Section 4: The United Kingdom as a diverse society
Section 5: The United Kingdom in Europe, the Commonwealth and the United Nations
Section 6: Human rights
Section 7: Working in the United Kingdom
Section 8: Health
Section 9: Housing
Section 10: Education
Section 11: Voluntary and citizenship
Section 12: Knowing the law
Section 13: Getting involved in your community
Section 14: Faiths and beliefs
NIACE and London Southbank University
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