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Functional Skills English Level 2

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Overview

Functional Skills English courses are designed to help you develop the practical skills you need to use English in life, study and work. If you want a course to help you achieve these aims in the fastest possible time then you have come to the right place!

A Level 2 Functional Skills course is equivalent to a C grade or above at GCSE level, which means that, once you complete this course, you’ll be able to demonstrate your ability to understand and use everyday English to a high standard.

The English Level 2 online course includes everything you need to know up to Level 2 English, including Level 1 material so that you can develop your language skills gradually and build your confidence to progress at your own pace. No matter how much time you have to devote to your studies you'll not only have access to our rich and interactive study materials but also specialist tutor support:

  • 2 x 1:1 tutorials with a specialist functional skills tutor
  • A marked mock exam paper including feedback
  • Detailed areas for improvement guide following your marked mock to ensure you are exam ready

We know that one size doesn’t fit all, which is why our online tools have been created to design a unique learning programme to suit you and your needs. Our courses have also been created to cater to all ways of learning. Whether you are a visual, auditory or kinaesthetic learner, you will be able to find content that helps you to learn in the way that you find most comfortable.

This package to study Level 2 English online is ideal for you if you’re confident that you can navigate your way through our online courses. You’ll receive access to all of the tutorials, activity sheets and fact sheets that you need and our learning system will guide you throughout the course. If and when you feel you need your 1:1 tutorials just email us and we'll get them booked in for you.

 

Modules

Functional Skills English includes sections on:

  • Reading – This module looks at reading for information, including looking at biased pieces of work and will help you to work out how much the opinions of certain authors can be trusted. It also looks at the different types of layout features and how these can impact the reader. All of the reading skills that you will look at will be tested in quizzes at the end of each section, ensuring that you are ready to sit your final exam.
  • Writing – This module looks at the best way to write certain pieces. This may include letters, newspaper articles, emails and blogs amongst others. This area will also test your spelling, punctuation and grammar skills, ensuring that you are ready to sit your final exam. 
  • Speaking, Listening and Communication – An important element of the English programme is the speaking, listening and communication (SLC) module. This module will help to prepare you for your own SLC exam by showing you the best ways to prepare and also giving you examples of the correct way to use various SLC skills on a daily basis. 

Requirements

Great news! There are no entry requirements for the course. All you need is access to a computer or tablet and an internet connection.

Assessment

You’ll be assessed throughout your learning by our online quizzes.

When you’re ready for your final assessments, Functional Skills English has two exams - Reading and Writing – which cover all of the topics you’ll learn in realistic scenarios. There is also a separate assessment of Speaking, Listening and Communication. When you are ready for your exam we'll give you exam guidance and talk you through the process to purchase and book your exam. If you would like to buy your exam alongside your tutoring in one go at one great value price check out our packages that include an exam.

 

Qualifications

After passing your exam, you’ll have gained a Functional Skills Level 2 qualification in English. This is equivalent to a grade C or above (4 or above) at GCSE. It will enable you to go on to further education programmes and can also give you access to some universities. If you are looking to progress and are missing that C grade then this is the programme for you.

 

Functional Skills English courses are designed to help you develop the practical skills you need to use English in life, study and work. If you want a course to help you achieve these aims in the fastest possible time then you have come to the right place!

A Level 2 Functional Skills course is equivalent to a C grade or above at GCSE level, which means that, once you complete this course, you’ll be able to demonstrate your ability to understand and use everyday English to a high standard.

The English Level 2 online course includes everything you need to know up to Level 2 English, including Level 1 material so that you can develop your language skills gradually and build your confidence to progress at your own pace. No matter how much time you have to devote to your studies you'll not only have access to our rich and interactive study materials but also specialist tutor support:

  • 2 x 1:1 tutorials with a specialist functional skills tutor
  • A marked mock exam paper including feedback
  • Detailed areas for improvement guide following your marked mock to ensure you are exam ready

We know that one size doesn’t fit all, which is why our online tools have been created to design a unique learning programme to suit you and your needs. Our courses have also been created to cater to all ways of learning. Whether you are a visual, auditory or kinaesthetic learner, you will be able to find content that helps you to learn in the way that you find most comfortable.

This package to study Level 2 English online is ideal for you if you’re confident that you can navigate your way through our online courses. You’ll receive access to all of the tutorials, activity sheets and fact sheets that you need and our learning system will guide you throughout the course. If and when you feel you need your 1:1 tutorials just email us and we'll get them booked in for you.

 

Modules

Functional Skills English includes sections on:

  • Reading – This module looks at reading for information, including looking at biased pieces of work and will help you to work out how much the opinions of certain authors can be trusted. It also looks at the different types of layout features and how these can impact the reader. All of the reading skills that you will look at will be tested in quizzes at the end of each section, ensuring that you are ready to sit your final exam.
  • Writing – This module looks at the best way to write certain pieces. This may include letters, newspaper articles, emails and blogs amongst others. This area will also test your spelling, punctuation and grammar skills, ensuring that you are ready to sit your final exam. 
  • Speaking, Listening and Communication – An important element of the English programme is the speaking, listening and communication (SLC) module. This module will help to prepare you for your own SLC exam by showing you the best ways to prepare and also giving you examples of the correct way to use various SLC skills on a daily basis. 

Requirements

Great news! There are no entry requirements for the course. All you need is access to a computer or tablet and an internet connection.

Assessment

You’ll be assessed throughout your learning by our online quizzes.

When you’re ready for your final assessments, Functional Skills English has two exams - Reading and Writing – which cover all of the topics you’ll learn in realistic scenarios. There is also a separate assessment of Speaking, Listening and Communication. When you are ready for your exam we'll give you exam guidance and talk you through the process to purchase and book your exam. If you would like to buy your exam alongside your tutoring in one go at one great value price check out our packages that include an exam.

 

Qualifications

After passing your exam, you’ll have gained a Functional Skills Level 2 qualification in English. This is equivalent to a grade C or above (4 or above) at GCSE. It will enable you to go on to further education programmes and can also give you access to some universities. If you are looking to progress and are missing that C grade then this is the programme for you.

 

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