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This site has everything
you need to teach the functions of the Arizona Content Standards
in the ESOL classroom with complementary computer activities.
Choose a lesson:
Beginning Literacy
Function 1  Gives
essential personal information
Function 2  Introduces;
greets; takes leave
Function 3  Gives/follows
basic directions using imperatives
Function 4  Uses
numbers for routine tasks
Level I
Function 1  Provides detailed personal
information
Function 2  Uses common descriptive
words
Function 3  Follows multiplestep
directions
Function 4  Uses classroom
language
Function 5  Expresses wants,
feelings, likes/dislikes
Function 6  Expresses ability/inability;
intentions
Function 7  Asks for/grants
permission
Function 8  Cautions
and warns
Level II
Function 1  Checks/indicates
understanding
Function 2  Identifies/states
similarities/differences
Function 3  Excuses; apologizes/forgives
Function 4  Complains
Function 5  Agrees/disagrees
Function 6  Extends/responds
to invitations
Function 7  Describes events,
problems and situations
Function 8  Expresses
obligations
Function 9  Gives
multiplestep directions
Level III
Function 1  Identifies/describes
hypothetical events, problems,situations
Function 2  Provides/takes
advice and suggestions
Function 3  Identifies/states
intentions, possibilities and probabilities
Function 4  Describes past
routines and abilities
Function 5  Reminds/Interrupts
Level IV
Function 1  Infers, summarizes
and reports
Function 2  Expresses regrets,
sympathy, empathy and gratitude
Function 3  Expresses certainty,
doubt, suspicion
Function 4  Predicts
Function 5  Follows "How
to" instructions
Level V
Function 1  Supports or refutes
an opinion
Function 2  Gives/responds
to feedback
Function 3  Persuades, mediates
and negotiates
Function 4  Identifies/states
point of view
Function 5  Gives/follows technical
instructions
