Assessment for Learning Resource Bank

Web-based Learning and Teaching Support

Learning and Teaching Activity – Listen to Instructions


Learning Targets for Key Stage 2 :

KSb - to interpret and use simple given information through processes or activities such as labelling, matching, sequencing, describing, classifying; and to follow simple instructions
KSd - to recognize and solve simple problems in given situations, and describe the solutions
ISe - to obtain and provide objects, services and information in classroom situations and through activities such as interactive games and simple open-ended roleplay
ESd - to give expression to one's experience through activities such as providing simple oral and written accounts of events and one's reactions to them

Learning Objectives:

Text Types


Language Items and Communicative Functions

Language Skills


Generic Skills

- instructions
- maps

- names of location
e.g. flyover, subway, pier, museum,
bus terminus, Sports Stadium,
Trade Centre,
Snake Lane etc.

- use connectives and time markers to show the time relationship between two actions
- use imperatives to give directions on a map

- Listening
- Speaking

- develop sensitivity towards language use in the process of communication

- communication skills
- problem-solving skills

Related Basic Competencies:

L4-L-3-P6BC: Using a range of strategies to understand the meaning of simple texts on familiar topics which are delivered clearly in familiar accents
L4-S-1-P6BC: Pronouncing familiar words comprehensibly
L3-S-4-P6BC: Using a small range of vocabulary, sentence patterns and cohesive devices to convey simple information and ideas fairly appropriately with the help of cues despite some grammatical mistakes





For students'self-access

Part 1

PowerPoint Presentation


An interactive activity: Mother's Instructions
Learners are guided to listen and locate key words or phrases (i.e. time markers) from a series of instructions.


Part 2


Under development


An interactive activity: Treasure Hunt
Learners are guided to listen and locate key words or phrases (i.e. time markers) from a series of instructions.

Part 3

A classroom activity: Read the City Map
Learners listen and respond to a sequence of instructions on giving directions by tracing the routes and locating the places on a map.