Literacy Self Assessment
posted on July 31, 2017
This Self-Assessment is an excellent way for newcomers to assess their own English as a Second Language (ESL) literacy skills. What I find most interesting about the linked self- assessment tool is it takes in to account the difference between being able to write, hear, and speak a language.
There are self-assessment tests for speaking and listening to compliment the usual reading tests, in order to give you the best understanding of where you could use improvement. It is encouraging to see that registration is free and only required a name, password, and email address. The one drawback to this assessment tool is; there is no pause button during the test so please make sure you have 1he (60 min.) to finish the test and get the most out of the assessment process.
To sign up and take the test today click here
Thanks for reading and good luck?
Literacy Toolkit for Parents
This is a short (1 page) but excellent step by step guide which helps teach the importance of literacy and its day to day use. This fact sheet focuses on the importance of ‘being a role model thereby encouraging your child to want to learn. Being a role model is step one of this toolkit; the next two steps are playing and reading. Playing and reading are/can be intertwined to help engage a child’s imagination and desire to learn skills such as math and basic reading and writing. The part of the lesson I found most interesting was the suggestion to...