English Functional Skills E1-E2

Mary Ward Centre
Course summary
12 weeks
0 GBP excl. VAT
Professional Training

Course description

English Functional Skills E1-E2

This course is for complete beginners and those with a low level of reading and writing. On this course, you will improve your ability to read and write in a range of different practical contexts. You will learn to read and write messages, read short texts and improve your ability to spell by learning letter sounds and breaking down words. You will also improve your digital skills to help with spelling and writing by using laptops and smartphones.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This course is for students who want to improve their literacy skills - reading and writing, and also speaking and listening. It is the right course for you if you can already read some words and sentences, but you find it difficult or you lack confidence. You want to express yourself better in speaking and writing, learn more vocabulary and know how to spell words.

Training Course Content

This course is for those with a very low level of reading and writing and those learning to read and write for the first time. The course will help you with reading and writing simple words, simple sentences and learning simple letter sounds as well learning how to spell words used in everyday life.

What does this course cover?

  1. You will improve your ability to read and decode texts used in everyday life
  2. You will improve your ability to spell short key words by learning how to break down words and learning letter sounds
  3. You will improve your ability to write simple sentences in a range of practical contexts
  4. You will improve your spelling and reading skills in a digital context, using laptops and smartphones

Continuing Studies

There is no exam at the end of this course. However, if you feel that you are ready you can take an exam. You can also study on the IT, English and Math course that runs at the centre either while you are doing this course or after this course. If you are interested, you can also take a basic math class while you are doing this course, either at Blackfriars Settlement or at the Mary Ward Centre.

You may be able to take speaking and listening, reading and writing exams during the year when you are ready. When you have passed the course, you can go to Entry 3 Literacy.

When you are Entry 3, you will also be able to do some computer courses.

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Mary Ward Centre

The first thing you will notice about the Mary Ward Centre is the stunning Georgian building, in the peaceful surroundings of Queen Square. An adult education centre with a difference, whatever you want to learn, you’ll find it here. From...

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42 Queens Square
WC1N 3AQ London

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