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Functional skills | English Level 2
Speaking, Listening and Communication, Level 2
 
Functional Skills
Edexcel Functional Skills: support material
Level Skill standard Coverage and range English Level 1 resources
2 Make a range of contributions to discussions in a range of contexts, including those that are unfamiliar, and make effective presentations
  • consider complex information and give a relevant, cogent response in appropriate language
  • present information and ideas clearly and persuasively to others
  • adapt contributions to suit audience, purpose and situation
  • make significant contributions to discussions, taking a range of roles and helping to move discussion forward
Being a skilful speaker and listener

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Reading (Written Language), Level 2

Functional Skills
Edexcel Functional Skills: support material
Level Skill standard Coverage and range English Level 1 resources
2 Select, read, understand and compare texts and use them to gather information, ideas, arguments and opinions
  • select and use different types of texts to obtain and utilise relevant information
  • read and summarise succinctly information/ ideas from different sources
  • identify the purposes of texts and comment on how effectively meaning is conveyed
  • detect point of view, implicit meaning and/ or bias
  • analyse texts in relation to audience needs and consider suitable response

in three or more texts

Build your reading skills base

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Widen your reading skills

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Writing, Level 2

Functional Skills
Edexcel Functional Skills: support material
Level Skill standard Coverage and range English Level 2 resources
2 Write a range of texts, including extended written documents, communicating information, ideas and opinions, effectively and persuasively

 

  • present information/ideas concisely, logically and persuasively
  • present information on complex subjects clearly and concisely
  • use a range of writing styles for different purposes
  • use a range of sentence structures, including complex sentences, and paragraphs to organise written communication effectively
  • punctuate written text using commas, apostrophes and inverted commas accurately
  • ensure written work is fit for purpose and audience, with accurate spelling and grammar that support clear meaning

in a range of text types

Understanding and writing texts
   
Writing clearly

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Presenting information and ideas logically and persuasively

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Writing for different purposes

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Choosing and varying style for your audience and purpose

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