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English Functional Skills at St James's C E High School

Course description

Qualification type Functional skills Specification title English Course type Unitised, Full Course Specification codes Entry 1 4971 Entry 2 4972 Entry 3 4973 Level 1 4720 Level 2 4725 Description: You are required to understand to non-fiction/media texts and to produce writing in different styles. You will also be assessed in different Speaking and Listening situations depending on the level of entry. ENTRY 1 Component 1. Reading more than one type of text A controlled assessment task 45 minutes 16 marks Component 2. Writing in more than one type of text A controlled assessment task 45 minutes 16 marks Component 3. Speaking, listening and communication This is a controlled assessment marked by your teacher. You have to demonstrate your ability to participate in a discussion. ENTRY 2 Component 1. Reading more than one type of text A controlled assessment task 45 minutes 16 marks Component 2. Writing in more than one type of text A controlled assessment task 45 minutes 16 marks Component 3. Speaking, listening and communication This is a controlled assessment marked by your teacher. You have to demonstrate your ability to participate in a discussion. ENTRY 3 Component 1. Reading more than one type of text A controlled assessment task 45 minutes 16 marks Component 2. Writing in more than one type of text A controlled assessment task 45 minutes 16 marks Component 3. Speaking, listening and communication This is a controlled assessment marked by your teacher. You have to demonstrate your ability to participate in a formal and informal discussion. Level 1- Component 1. Reading more than one type of text An external test 45 minutes 18 marks Section A: Multiple choice 6 marks Section B: Short Response 12 marks Component 2. Writing in more than one type of text External tasks 45 minutes 20 marks Two writing tasks 10 marks each Component 3. Speaking, listening and communication This is a controlled assessment marked by your teacher. You have to demonstrate your ability to participate in a formal and an informal discussion Level 2- Component 1. Reading more than one type of text An external test 1 hour 32 marks Section A: Multiple choice 12 marks Section B: Short Response 20 marks Component 2. Writing in more than one type of text External tasks 1 hour 30 marks Two writing tasks 15 marks each Component 3. Speaking, listening and communication This is a controlled assessment marked by your teacher. You have to demonstrate your ability to participate in a formal and an informal discussion and make an effective presentation

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Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years

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