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Skills for Work Book 1


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Product Code: 978-1-876580-72-8

Ready for Work by Anne Vize

 Skills for Work is a series of four photocopiable teacher resource books to use with

  • secondary school students who are thinking about leaving school and joining the workforce
  • students in vocational courses
  • young adults already at work but who have low levels of literacy

Each title deals with a comprehensive range of issues which young adults entering the world of work need to deal with, and includes

  • teacher led activities for use in the classroom
  • case studies for discussion and research based activities
  • photocopiable worksheets focusing on literacy activities related to various elements of daily life in the workplace
  • checklists to help students monitor performance and progress
  • sample documents, for example resume, phone records, application letter, email enquiry


Other relevant titles  are

  • Skills for Work Books 2, 3 and 4
  • Literacy for Living Book 1 and 2 
  • Everyday Literacy Books 1 and 2
  • Maths Skills for Living and Maths Skills for Working

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 Book 1: Ready for Work  Contents


Unit 1: About me

Unit 2: Around the house

Unit 3: Getting there on time

Unit 4: Managing your money

Unit 5: Making choices

Unit 6: Health

Unit 7: Food preparation and nutrition

Unit 8: Clothing and presentation

Unit 9: Thinking about work

Appendix: Sample documents and templates