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Entry Level 2 Functional Skills English

Course Overview

This course will equip learners with a detailed understanding of Entry Level 2 English, including core modules that will aid employability and confidence in key skills. Our e-learning resources are sequenced to challenge and maximise the development of crucial skills for work and life. Work through all the key modules for English, to fully prepare themselves for functional skills examinations.

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Online assessment

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Reading (Functional Skills English Entry Level 2)

Unit 1: Different situations and different purposes of texts

Unit 1 summary: Explore texts in different situations and with different purposes. This unit will also cover homographs and homonyms.

Unit 2: Textual features and devices

Unit 2 summary: Look at different organisational features that can be used in a piece of text and how these can be identified when reading.

Unit 3: Understanding a range of specialist words in context

Unit 3 summary: In this unit, look at how to understand a range of specialist words in context and how to research words that are unfamiliar to them.

Speaking, Listening and Communication (Functional Skills English Entry Level 2)

Unit 1: Identifying and following relevant information from questions

Unit 1 summary: Look at how they can develop and improve listening skills and consider how crucial these skills are when it comes to giving and receiving instructions or holding an important conversation.

Unit 2: Responding to questions, following discussions, making appropriate contributions and communicating feelings

Unit 2 summary: Look at how to develop and improve speaking skills and consider how crucial these skills are when it comes to speaking to people in different scenarios and for different purposes. Also look at the process of making appropriate contributions to discussions.

Writing (Functional Skills English Entry Level 2)

Unit 1: Punctuation, grammar and sentence structure

Unit 1 summary: In this unit, look at the use of a variety of punctuation, grammar and sentence structure features within writing. Consider how each of these features can impact on overall sentence structure and the flow of a piece of writing.

Unit 2: Spelling

Unit 2 summary: Look at the importance of correctly spelling common words used in work, study and daily life. Also consider the use of singular and plural words, nouns and verbs, syllables, vowels and consonants, and how all of these can impact spelling techniques.

Unit 3: Producing a form for personal information, using compound sentences and adjectives

Unit 3 summary: Within this unit, focus on how to fill out personal information forms and extra information they may come across on forms. Gain an understanding of when to use compound sentences and adjectives.

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