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Functional Skills English Level 2, Autumn 2021

Course Level

Level 2

Start Date

Tue 21 Sep 2021


16 weeks


Course content

  • Take part in discussions and communicate with others effectively
  • Develop writing skills, and create different types of texts, such as articles and formal letters
  • Create texts using a range of punctuation and language techniques
  • Read different text types and develop a critical understanding and analysis of texts
  • 5. Develop planning and proofreading skills


This course aims to further develop your English skills, focusing on improving your abilities to a level where you may be able to progress to GCSE English or use the qualification to get onto further study programmes. The course allows you to build upon your English skills for use in every day, and work life.

Course content:

This course enables you to further develop your skill in English. The content ranges from reading a range of texts, to creating your own, and developing confidence in speaking and listening scenarios. Weekly homework and self-study is a requirement of the course. You will have weekly lessons during term time for the duration of the course.


  • Completion of an initial assessment to identify level of study.

What do I need to do this course?

Notepad and pen, ICT equipment such as a PC or laptop that can open PDF’s and Word documents, internet access, TEAMS platform downloaded, email address.

Teaching Methods

  • ICT use, practical activities, verbal questioning and discussions, emailed resources, and informal feedback, emailed feedback and self- assessment tasks.

    How is your progress checked?

    Weekly feedback from tutor. Observation, questioning, group activities, mock exam, presentations and discussion.

    What can I do after this course?

    Progress onto GCSE English or further courses of study.


Course details

  • Tutor: TBC
  • Time: 1300-1500
  • Provision: LCC
  • Term: Autumn
  • Location: Online Class
  • Full fee: Free
  • Concessionary fee: Free


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