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Teaching Resources

Welcome to the Oxford Picture Dictionary Workplace Skills Builder teacher's website!

Below you will find a number of helpful teaching resources including classroom activities and instructional methods created by Oxford Picture Dictionary author Jayme Adelson-Goldstein.

Workplace Skills Builder Handbook

This document provides an introduction to the Workplace Skills Builder and includes an overview of the text along with helpful teaching notes on vocabulary development and workplace themes, direct instruction of soft skills, contextualizing and integrating language skills, higher order thinking skills, and instruction planning.

Team Management and Assessment Tools

Group activities that challenge students to role play problem solving situations and assess group performance.

Sample Unit

Provides you with a sample unit from the Workplace Skills Builder.

Grammar Templates

These Grammar Templates are designed to provide multiple opportunities for practice with different beginning-level grammar structures using the context of the Workplace Skills Builder picture dictionary pages.

Digital Download Center

This useful website contains downloadable video and audio to allow students to study anytime, anywhere.

Do/Say Charts

The Do/Say charts emphasize improving soft skills such as expressing disagreement, giving suggestions, managing time and resources, assisting team members, and demonstrating a positive attitude.

Role Play Correlations

The Role Play Correlations chart pairs role play activities from the Oxford Picture Dictionary Classic Classroom Activities book with Workplace Skills Builder topics areas.

Workplace Problem Solving Scenarios

These classroom activities present problem scenarios from Workplace topics and a step-by-step task template to guide classroom instruction.

Picture Card Correlations

The Picture Card Correlations chart pairs activities from the Oxford Picture Dictionary Classic Classroom Activities book with Workplace Skills Builder topics areas.