Valerie at work

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Start with familiar words you say and use often.

Talk to a friend about your day. Get them to write down some of the things you say. Keep it short. 

They can read it to you and you can read it back to them. Pick out some of the words to see if you can read them. Write them down.

Print to play

Valerie at work word game

Match the words with the things in the photo of Valerie's workplace.

Print out and play 'Valerie's match the words activity'. 

Print out 'Valerie's match the words answersheet'.



Watch a video of Valerie's interview and try a matching activity.

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