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Course Summary
The intention of this course is to help you gain a qualification in Functional Skills English. You must be a native English speaker to join this course. On this E2 course, you will develop your speaking, listening, reading and writing skills which will enable you to progress to the next level if you pass your exams and the teacher recommends you for the next level. This course is designed to help you improve your Speak and Listen skills through listening and responding to questions, expressing your views and contributing to simple group discussions. You will improve your reading skills by reading common words at E2, using a dictionary and read to extract information using key words, text layout and pictures to locate information. You will write simple texts and sentences using the correct spelling, punctuation and grammar. You will also develop your time management and study skills as you progress through this course. You will be able to apply the skills you learn in the workplace and in other real-life situations. Attending this course will also give you the opportunity to meet other people and improve your self-confidence which is beneficial for good mental wellbeing.
This course is to help you gain a qualification in Functional Skills English. You must be a native English speaker to join this course.
• Initial assessment to place you at the right level
• smart phone, iPad or access to a computer
Prosp User 3
Speak and Listen skills through listening and responding to questions, expressing your views and contributing to simple group discussions. You will improve your reading skills by reading common words at E2, using a dictionary and read to extract information using key words, text layout and pictures to locate information. You will write simple texts and sentences using the correct spelling, punctuation and grammar.
On successful completion, in Part 1, you will receive a Brent Start Certificate of Completion (dependent on you attaining 90% attendance on the course and submitting a portfolio of work); in Part 2, you will receive an Ascentis certificate in Reading at E2. In Part 3 you will receive an E2 Functional Skills certificate (must pass all three exams to gain the qualification).
Prosp User 4
Your teaching and learning will include:
• 2 lessons each week for 4 hours at a Brent Start centre
• 2 hours on-line learning
• independent learning and self-assessment
• assessment in class and practice test to help prepare you for exams
Prosp User 5
Your progress will be checked by:
• developing an individual learning plan for you following Diagnostic Assessment
• marking homework and giving you constructive feedback
• giving you practice papers and mock exams
• meeting with you three times a term to check on progress and set targets
• preparation of portfolio which will evidence achievement of targets
Prosp User 6
If you successfully complete this course it will help you to:
• progress to another English course at a higher level
• progress to employment
Prosp User 7
folder, pens, notepaper etc Prosp User 8
SL1053
09/02/2021
08/07/2021
Tue, Thu
4.00 hrs per wk
18 weeks
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