Level 1 English - Reading Question Paper
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Looking to improve your literacy level? We’ve been delivering free English Level 1 courses to adults across the UK for over a decade.
During the course you’ll boost your reading, writing and speaking and listening skills, while earning a nationally-recognised City & Guilds qualification along the way.
Want to know more about the course itself? You’ve come to the right place.
The Functional Skills course will give people the necessary skills to communicate effectively at home as well as in the workplace.
Level 1 is made up of three main modules, consisting of the following units:
Finding the meaning of unfamiliar words
Different vocabulary for different context
Understanding punctuation when reading
Apostrophes and missing letters
Reading and grammar
Reading and understanding
Types of text, their purposes and the language they use
Reading for pleasure
Fact sheet: layout and characteristics
Understanding the right level of detail
Scanning and skimming
Ways to improve your spelling
Spell it out – homophones
The power of punctuation
Using correct grammar: verbs
Linking sentences together
Planning and drafting your writing
Focus your writing
Choosing language to suit your needs
Fact sheet: producing legible text
Using formatting and images in your writing
Using lists and bullets in your writing
Writing letters and emails
Listening for relevant information
Listening on the phone
Following along and responding
Providing feedback and checking that you understand
Presenting your ideas
Giving an account
Explaining and describing
Questions and answers
Taking part in discussions
The Level 1 Functional Skills qualification in English is the same as a Level 1 Award, Certificate, Diploma, ESOL, NVQ or GCSE ‘pass’ (grade D-G).
This attainment level is proof that you can display knowledge in English, while also preparing you for further study in the subject.
Our English courses are all provided by leardirect, the largest provider of skills training in the whole of the UK. The combination of their quality online resources and our experienced and friendly Tutors has led to thousands of people improving their literacy levels at in2wrk since 2003.
Once our learners complete the Functional Skills course, they’ll receive a City & Guilds qualification that’s recognised by employers all around the world.
Completing a Level 1 Functional Skills qualification in English is a sure-fire way of improving your literacy skills.
Learn to read and interpret different types of texts better, understand why and how to use punctuation when you write and acquire speaking and listening skills and techniques that will help you in your personal life as well as in the workplace.