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English Functional Skills Level 1/2 City and Guilds

FREE
Course Level

Level 1

Start Date

Tue 28 Sep 2021

Duration

30 Weeks

FREE

Course content

  • This course aims to develop learners’ skills in reading, writing, speaking and listening in English to improve their employability and prepare for Functional Skills assessments
  • This course aims to develop learners’ skills in reading, writing, speaking and listening in English to improve their employability and prepare for Functional Skills assessments
  • Complete a CV and job applications in a career area of your choice
  • Discuss and present ideas while working with others
  • Complete a CV and job applications in a career area of your choice
  • This course aims to develop learners’ skills in reading, writing, speaking and listening in English to improve their employability and prepare for Functional Skills assessments
  • Read for better understanding and to develop vocabulary
  • Read for better understanding and to develop vocabulary
  • Develop research skills using online resources
  • Discuss and present ideas while working with others
  • Develop spelling, grammar and punctuation in English to write more effectively
  • Develop spelling, grammar and punctuation in English to write more effectively
  • Complete a CV and job applications in a career area of your choice
  • Complete a CV and job applications in a career area of your choice
  • Discuss and present ideas while working with others
  • Complete a CV and job applications in a career area of your choice
  • This course aims to develop learners’ skills in reading, writing, speaking and listening in English to improve their employability and prepare for Functional Skills assessments
  • Complete a CV and job applications in a career area of your choice
  • This course aims to develop learners’ skills in reading, writing, speaking and listening in English to improve their employability and prepare for Functional Skills assessments
  • Discuss and present ideas while working with others
  • Develop research skills using online resources
  • Develop research skills using online resources
  • Develop spelling, grammar and punctuation in English to write more effectively
  • Read for better understanding and to develop vocabulary

Description

You will develop skills in reading, writing and speaking and listening, along with study skills you need to succeed in your further studies. You will also develop your confidence and employability skills to improve your work prospects to find work in the future. Students who successfully complete this course may progress onto Functional Skills in the Spring term. A good level of spoken English is required.
Entry is by college based assessment. Learners who are not ready for this programme will be referred to other programmes.

Course content:

Course includes spelling, grammar and punctuation to aid more effective writing of documents, particularly relating to employment.

Development of IT skills to access online resources purposefully and to complete a research project.

Reading a whole book for discussion or presentation.

Using resources on our online Moodle site for self-development

Requirements

  • Minimum Functional Skills English at Entry 3 or ESOL Level 2 or by college-based assessment at Entry 3 or above.

What do I need to do this course?

Pens, pencils, A4 lined paper, highlighter pens, English dictionary, small notebook for vocabulary.

Teaching Methods

  • Teaching will include whole class teaching and individual learning. The use of computers will be integral to the course, but learners will also complete worksheets and handwritten tasks. Pair work and group work, as well as individual activities, will form part of the class, with a focus on working with others as preparation for employment.


  • How is your progress checked?

    A portfolio of coursework will be completed and learning will also be checked during the class. Learners will also complete one to one tutorials with the tutor to discuss progress.

  • Extra study or practice required at home.

    Learners will need to read independently, and completion of coursework tasks will be required at home, which may require the use of a computer and printer. Those learners without their own computer may access college computers at set times.


  • What can I do after this course?

    This course forms Module 1 of the Functional Skills programme and learners will progress onto Functional Skills English, and then to GCSE.


FREE

Course details

  • Tutor: Caroline Ellis
  • Time: 1900 - 2100
  • Provision: FE
  • Term: Full year
  • Location: Online
  • Full fee: Free
  • Concessionary fee: Free

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