Functional English - reading

E3-L1 Functional English for Social Care

Submitted by Colleen Kelly on Sun, 2010-01-03 22:14

Literacy: General literacy / English, Functional English - reading

Context: Health, Social care, Early years

Level: E3, L1

Resource type: Reading comprehension, Worksheet or assignment

Five task sheets providing contextualised help with the underpinning skills necessary to achieve Functional English (FE) at E3-L1. Includes reading comprehension, punctuation, fact and opinion, and sentence structure. With full details of relevant FE criteria and teaching notes.

Wimbledon E1-2 Functional English

Submitted by Christine Robinson on Tue, 2008-06-24 17:27

Literacy: Functional English - reading, Rt/E2.1, Rt/E2.4, Rw/E3.4, Functional English - writing

Free tags: Wimbledon

Context: Sport

Level: E1, E2, E3

Resource type: Reading comprehension, Worksheet or assignment, Writing prompts

Wimbledon is a simplified text for E1-2 with comprehension, dictionary and sentence-writing questions followed by alphabetical ordering work on the men’s/women’s top seeds.
Editor’s note
June 2017 – fully updated – now with 2017 lists of seeds plus Functional Skills mapping, answers.
(First uploaded June 2008 but updated in 2009, 2010, 2016, 2017)

Research and plan a journey from Wales to Italy

Submitted by Anne Hodgson on Sun, 2007-02-18 17:19

Literacy: Functional English - reading, Use reading strategies

Numeracy: Functional Maths, General numeracy / maths

General: Autistic spectrum support

Free tags: Equality and Diversity

Context: Leisure Travel Tourism

Resource type: Investigation or project

Level: E3, L1

Planning a Journey. Research and plan a journey for Wales to Italy. Structured, with fill-in boxes for destinations, mode of transport, cost, etc. Covers many areas of the E3 – L1 literacy & numeracy curricula. Inc: money, timetables, calendars, extracting information, reading strategies.
Written for learners on the autistic spectrum (who often find it particularly difficult to infer meaning that is not explicitly stated) but suitable for many literacy and/or numeracy students.

Different types of text PPTs

Submitted by Sally Shipton Black on Thu, 2006-04-13 17:12

Literacy: Functional English - reading, Rt/E2.2, Rt/E2.3, Rt/E3.2, Rt/L1.2

Resource type: Interactive presentation

Level: E2, E3, L1

A series of 3 presentations designed to help learners work with different types of text and uderstand purpose and audience.
1. Introduction. What is a text? Where do we find texts? A great presentation that really involves the audience.
2. Part 1. What is the purpose of a text? Who are you writing for? What style will you use? How will you write it? What with? Another great presentation that builds upon the introductory PPT.
3. Part 2. The different purposes of text. Looks at information, instructions, entertainment, persuasion and more!

Editor’s note
Not a new resource.

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