Functional Skills English

Functional Skills English

The aim of this qualification is to allow you to improve your ability to read and write more effectively.

It also seeks to develop your speaking, listening and communication skills.

Teaching will be done in groups of 10-15 learners with your tutor.

You will be expected to undertake independent study, and having access to a computer will be beneficial.  It will help you to meet the new examination requirements which are more in line with the traditional G.C.S.E programme.

WHAT THIS COURSE COVERS:

  • Grammar and sentence structure – the building blocks of the English language
  • Punctuation
  • The purpose of writing a text and how to identify and use their features
  • Features of the layout – focus on the formatting of documents in the right way for specific situations
  • Language techniques, bias and inference – identify and use advanced techniques used in English language exam technique

You must live in the UK to apply for this course.


Location

Learners are encouraged to attend face to face courses in the classroom, however, if this is not possible learners can join courses remotely through Google classroom.


Entry Requirements

You must live in the UK. You are required to undertake an initial assessment as part of your enrolment, which will determine your level. Most learners are eligible.


Qualification

You will complete the following assessments: 1. Speaking and Listening - completed verbally. 2. Reading - online or paper-based options available. 3. Writing - online or paper-based options available. The exams will be externally marked by City&Guilds. Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a Functional Skills in English Certificate. 4. Spelling test for some levels. Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a Functional Skills in English Certificate.


Who is this course for?

The course is suitable for those who wish to apply their English skills in a range of professional situations, including writing formal emails, letters, verbal discussions and presentations.

Suitable for those who are English speakers but wish to improve & develop their skills in this area, as well as gaining recognised qualifications which many employers require.


You must live in the UK to apply for this course. If you are interested in applying, please complete the following quick form and we will be in contact to support you with your application. You will receive useful information about whether you are eligible for government funding, course fees, start dates and much more.

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    Quick Facts

    Start Dates

    We have a variety of start dates every month

    Hours

    9:30 am to 3 pm (1h lunch break). 2 days per week. 11 sessions/ 5.5 weeks.

    Fees

    Fully funded subject to eligibility criteria.

    LLC office is closed today 18th February 2022 due to Storm Eunice.

    All learners will/are being contacted to advise them to “stay at home” and “do not take risks” as a red weather warning was issued for London and the east of England ahead of the arrival of Storm Eunice.