Functional English - writingFunctional English readingGeneral literacy / EnglishAL Ww/L1.1 Spell & use spelling strategiesAL Ww/L2.1 Spell technical wordsAL Rw/E1.1 Have limited, meaningful sight vocabulary of words, signs, symbolsFunctional Skills EnglishAL Writing: compositionAL Reading: comprehensionAL Rt/E2.1 Follow main points of short textsAL Rt/E3.1 Understand longer textsAL Rw/E1.2 Decode simple, regular wordsFunctional English - speaking, listening & communicatingAL Rt/L1.1 Understand continuous textsFE L1.17 Read & understand a range of specialist words in contextFE L1.12 Recognise that language & other textual features can be varied to suit different audiences & purposesAL Ww/E3.1 Spell common wordsHomophones, homographs & confusablesFE L1.24 Use format, structure & language appropriate for audience & purposeFE L2.14 Understand how textual features/devices can shape meaning for different audiences/purposesRw/L1.3AL Rw/L2.3 Vocabulary (language features, synonyms, formality)FE L1.13 Use reference materials & appropriate strategies for a range of purposes, inc. to find word meaningsAL Ww/E3.2 Use phonic knowledge to help spellingAL Wt/E3.1 Plan & draft writingAL Rw/E2.2 Recognise high frequency words & words with common spelling patternsFE L1.9 Identify & understand the main points, ideas & detailsFE L1.18 Use knowledge of punctuation to aid understanding of textsAL Ws/L2.4 Use apostrophes & inverted commasFE L2.27 Use language & register (e.g. persuasive techniques, supporting evidence, specialist words) to suit audience & purposeWw/E1.3AL Rt/E1.1 Read short familiar textsWw/E2.2Rw/E3.4Rs/E1.1 Read and recognise simple sentence structuresReading: word focus (phonics & vocabulary)FE L1.14 Understand organisational / structural features use to locate relevant informationRw/E3.5Wt/L1.1Rs/E3.2FictionWw/E1.1ReadingFE L1.4 Communicate information / ideas / opinions clearly & accurately on range of topicsFE L2.15 Use a range of reference materials & resources (e.g. glossaries, legends/keys) for different purposesWt/L1.4FE L2.5 Communicate information/ideas/opinions clearly/effectively with further detail/development if requiredFE E3.9 Identify, understand & extract main points & ideas in/from textsWw/E2.1Rt/L1.2FE L2.11 Identify when main points are sufficient & when specific details are importantRs/L1.2Rs/L1.1Rt/L2.1FE L1.6 Follow / understand discussions & make contributions relevant to situation & subjectFE E3.11 Use strategies to find meaning of words e.g. dictionary, context, word typesForm fillingAL Ws/E2.2 Use AdjectivesRw/L2.1Ws/E3.1Rw/L1.2Rt/E3.7WritingFE L2.16 Understand organisational features & use to locate relevant information in a range of sourcesFE E3.12 Understand organisational features & use them to locate relevant informationWt/L1.3Wt/E2.1Rw/E2.4Rw/E2.1Rt/E3.2FE E2.8 Understand the main points in textsFE L2.23 Communicate information, ideas and opinions clearly, coherently and effectivelyFE L1.22 Communicate information, ideas & opinions clearly, coherently & accuratelyPoetryWs/E3.4Wt/L1.6AL Rw/E1.3Rt/L1.3Rt/L2.2FE E3.10 Identify different purposes of straightforward textsWs/L1.3Ws/E2.4Ws/E2.1Wt/L2.5Wt/L2.1FE E1.8 Read correctly words designated for Entry Level 1FE E2.7 Read correctly words designated for Entry Level 2FE L2.24 Write text of appropriate level of detail & length to meet needs of purpose & audienceFE Writing compositionPrefixes, suffixes & pluralsWt/E3.4Rw/E3.3FE L2.19 Identify different styles of writing & writer’s voiceFE L1.16 Recognise vocabulary typically associated with specific types and purposes of texts (e.g. formal, informal, instructional, descriptive, explanatory and persuasive)FE E3.17 Spell correctly words designated for Entry Level 3FE L1.23 Write text of appropriate level of detail & length to meet needs of purpose & audienceGCSE Reading A2 Analyse language & structureRs/E3.1Rs/E2.2 Use sentence structure to decipher and predict meaningRt/E3.8Engage in DiscussionFE SL&C DiscussionFE L2.18 Follow an argument, identifying different points of view & distinguishing fact from opinionFE L2.17 Analyse texts, of different levels of complexity, recognising their use of vocabulary and identifying levels of formality and biasFE E1.9 Read simple sentences containing one clauseWs/E3.2Wt/E3.2Rw/L2.2AL Recognise and understand a range of wordsFE L1.15 Infer from images meanings not explicit in the accompanying textFE L1.11 Identify meanings in texts & distinguish between fact & opinionFE E2.15 Use 1st & 2nd letters to sequence words alphabeticallyApostrophesWs/E2.3Wt/L2.7Wt/L2.6FE L1.5 Express opinions and arguments and support them with evidenceFE E1.10 Understand a short piece of text on a simple subjectFE L1.21 Spell words used most often in work, study and daily life, including specialist wordsRw/L1.1Rt/E3.4FE L1.1 Identify relevant information & lines of argument in explanations & presentationsFE READING and understanding wordsFE E2.14 Form regular pluralsFE L2.25 Organise writing for different purposes using appropriate format & structure e.g. standard templates, paragraphs, bullet points, tablesAL Ww/E1.2Ws/L1.1Wt/L2.3Wt/L1.5Rs/E3.3Rt/L2.4Rt/L2.3Speaking & ListeningFE L2.12 Compare information, ideas & opinions in different texts, inc. how they are conveyedFE L2.20 Punctuate writing correctly using a wide range of punctuation markers e.g. colons, commas, inverted commas, apostrophes, quotation marksFE L1.25 Write consistently & accurately in complex sentences, using paragraphs where appropriateRt/L1.5FE L2.2 Follow narratives & lines of argumentFE L2.1 Identify relevant information from extended explanations or presentationsFE E2.12 Use illustrations, images & captions to locate informationFE E1.15 Spell correctly words designated for Entry Level 1FE E2.20 Use adjectives & simple linking wordsFE E2.19 Write in compound sentences, using common conjunctions to connect clausesGCSE Reading A1 (a) Identify and interpretAL Apply strategies to spell correctlyWs/E1.1Wt/E1.1Rs/L2.2Rt/E3.3FE L2.6 Express opinions and arguments and support them with relevant and persuasive evidenceFE E2.16 Spell correctly words designated for Entry Level 2FE E1.12 Use capital letter for pronoun ‘I’ and proper nounsFE E1.11 Punctuate simple sentences with capital letter & full stopFE L1.19 Use a range of punctuation correctly (e.g. full stops, question marks, exclamation marks, commas, possessive apostrophes)FE L2.28 Construct complex sentences consistently & accurately, using paragraphs where appropriateFE 1.16 Communicate information in words, phrases & simple sentencesWord originsWs/L1.2Rt/L2.7Rt/E1.2FE L1.3 Respond effectively to detailed questionsFE L2.8 Make relevant and constructive contributions to move discussion forwardFE L1.10 Compare information, ideas & opinions in different textsFE E3.8 Read correctly words designated for Entry Level 3FE E2.11 Read & understand sentences with more than one clauseFE E2.10 Use effective strategies to find words meanings & check spelling e.g. simple dictionary, spell-checkerGCSE A3 Compare textsWt/E3.3Rt/L2.8Rt/L1.4SLc/E3.3Reading: sentence focus (punctuation & grammar)FE E2.13 Use basic punctuation correctly (e.g. full stops, question, exclamation marks)FE 1.14 Write letters of alphabet in sequence & in upper / lower caseFE E3.14 Form irregular pluralsFE E2.17 Communicate information using words & phrases appropriate to audience & purposeFE WRITING Spelling, punctuation and grammar (SPaG)Ws/E1.2Rs/E2.4Rt/L2.5Rt/E3.5Rt/E2.2AL SLc/E1.3Writing: sentence focus (punctuation & grammar)FE E1.13 Use lower-case letters when there is no reason to use capital lettersFE L2.22 Spell words used in work, study & daily life, including a range of specialist wordsGCSE Writing A5 (a) Use tone, style and register for different forms, purposes & audiencesGCSE A6 Use a range of vocabulary & sentence structure - with accurate SPaGGCSE Reading A1 (b) Select and synthesiseWs/L2.1Apply grammarWt/L1.2Plan, compose and draftRw/E2.3Rw/E3.2Rw/E3.1Rs/E2.3 check plausible meanings of sentences when decoding unfamiliar wordsRs/L2.1Alphabetical orderTL - Synthesise informationFE E1.4 Make requests & ask straightforward questions using appropriate terms & registersFE L2.13 Identify implicit & inferred meaning in textsFE E2.9 Understand organisational markers in short, straightforward textsFE E3.16 Use 1st, 2nd & 3rd letters to sequence words alphabeticallyWs/E1.3Ws/L2.2Rt/E3.6Rt/E2.3Rt/E3.9SLd/L1.1SLd/E3.2SLlr/E3.2FE E2.3 Respond appropriately to straightforward questionsFE E1.6 Make clear statements, communicate feelings & opinions on straightforward topicsFE E1.5 Respond to questions about specific informationFE E1.1 Say the names of the letters of the alphabetFE E3.13 Use a range of punctuation correctly (e.g. full stops, question marks, exclamation marks, commas)FE E3.21 Use compound sentences & paragraphs where appropriateFE E2.18 Complete a form asking for personal information (e.g. first name, surname, address, postcode, age, date of birth)GCSE A5SyllablesRs/E2.1Rt/L2.6Use knowledge of grammarSLd/E3.1SLd/E2.2SLc/E3.1SLc/E2.3SLc/E2.2SLlr/L1.2SLlr/E2.2SLlr/E1.3FE L2.3 Respond effectively to detailed or extended questions & feedbackFE E3.1 Identify & extract relevant information & detail in straightforward explanationsFE E2.5 Clearly express straightforward information & communicate feelings / opinionsFE E2.1 Identify & extract main information & detail from short explanationsFE E1.7 Understand & participate in simple discussions or exchanges with another person about a straightforward topicFE E2.6 Make appropriate contributions to simple group discussions with others about a straightforward topicFE READING main points & detailFE WRITING Clarity, cohesion, length and detailFE WRITING Use format, structure & language (to meet purpose & audience)FE WRITING SpellingGCSE Writing A5 (b) Organise information using structural and grammatical featuresGCSE A4 EvaluateWs/E3.3Wt/L2.4Wt/L2.2SLc/L1.2SLlr/E2.3TL - Create texts for different purposes and audiencesFE E2.2 Make requests & ask clear questions appropriately in different contextsFE E1.2 Identify & extract the main information from short statements & explanationsFE E3.6 Make relevant contributions to group discussions about straightforward topicsFE SL&C Active listeningFE READING analyse textsFE READING understanding and locating informationFE E3.15 Use mostly correct grammar e.g. subject-verb agreement, consistent use of tense, definite & indefinite articlesFE L2.26 Convey clear meaning & establish cohesion using organisational markers effectivelyFE E3.20 Use appropriate format & structure inc. appropriate use of headings & bullet pointsFE E3.18 Communicate information, ideas & opinions clearly & in logical sequence e.g. chronologically, by taskApply punctuation and capitalisationProofreadAL Rt/E2.4 Use illustrations and captions to locate informationUse reference sourcesUse knowledge of punctuation and capitalisationFollow and understandSLd/L2.1SLc/L2.3SLc/L2.1SLc/L1.1SLc/L2.4SLc/E3.4SLlr/E1.6SLlr/L2.2SLlr/E1.2SLlr/E3.4FE E2.4 Follow the gist of discussionsT Levels - General English Competencies (GEC)FE L1.2 Make requests & ask relevant questions to obtain specific informationFE E3.3 Communicate information & opinions clearly on a range of topicsFE E3.7 Listen to & respond appropriately to other points of view, respecting conventions of turn-takingFE L1.7 Use appropriate phrases / registers & adapt contributions to take account of audience / purpose / mediumFE L1.8 Respect turn-taking rights of others during discussions, using appropriate language for interjectionFE L2.10 Interject & redirect discussion using appropriate language & registerFE SL&C SpeakingFE WRITING Sentence structure and paragraphsFE L1.20 Use correct grammar e.g. subject-verb agreement, consistent use of different tenses, definite & indefinite articlesFE E3.19 Write text of appropriate length & level of detailGCSE Spoken language A8 Listen and respondWw/E2.3Ws/L2.3Use language style and purposeOrganise and present text structureUse reading strategiesIdentify main points and detailSLd/L2.4SLd/E3.3SLc/L1.3SLc/E3.2SLc/E2.1SLc/E1.4SLc/L1.4SLc/L2.2SLc/E2.4Present informationSLlr/L2.4SLlr/L1.6SLlr/E3.6SLlr/E3.5SLlr/E2.4AL SLlr/E1.4SLlr/E1.1SLlr/L1.4SLlr/L1.3TL - Take part in / Lead discussionsTL - Convey technical information to different audiencesFE L2.7 Use language that is effective, accurate and appropriate to context and situationFE L2.4 Make requests & ask detailed & pertinent questions to obtain specific information in a range of contextsFE E1.3 Follow single-step instructions, asking for them to be repeated if necessaryFE SL&C Communicate information, ideas & opinionsFE SL&C Make requests & ask questionsFE E3.5 Follow & understand the main points of discussionsFE L2.9 Adapt contributions to discussions to suit audience, purpose & mediumFE WRITING GrammarFE L2.21 Use correct grammar (subject-verb agreement, consistent use of a verb tenses, definite & indefinite articles) & modality devicesFE E3.22 Use language appropriate for purpose & audienceGCSE A1 Identify & selectWw/L1.2Ww/E3.3Ww/E1.4DecodeRecognise purposeSLd/L2.5SLd/L1.2SLd/E1.1Use appropriate language and strategiesSLc/E1.2Speak clearly and appropriatelySLlr/L2.3SLlr/E1.5SLlr/L2.1SLlr/E3.1Listen for detailListen for gist