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, symbolsAL Reading: comprehensionAL Writing: compositionFunctional Skills EnglishAL 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 textsAL Ww/E3.1 Spell common wordsHomophones, homographs & confusablesAL Rw/L2.3 Vocabulary (language features, synonyms, formality)Rw/L1.3AL Rw/E2.2 Recognise high frequency words & words with common spelling patternsAL Wt/E3.1 Plan & draft writingAL Ww/E3.2 Use phonic knowledge to help spellingAL Ws/L2.4 Use apostrophes & inverted commasAL Rt/E1.1 Read short familiar textsRs/E1.1 Read and recognise simple sentence structuresWw/E1.3Reading: word focus (phonics & vocabulary)Rw/E3.4Ww/E2.2Rw/E3.5Rs/E3.2Wt/L1.1Ww/E1.1FictionReadingWt/L1.4Rt/L1.2Ww/E2.1Rt/L2.1Rs/L1.1Rs/L1.2FE L1.9 Identify & understand the main points, ideas & detailsFE L1.17 Read & understand a range of specialist words in contextAL Ws/E2.2 Use AdjectivesRw/L2.1Form fillingFE L1.24 Use format, structure & language appropriate for audience & purposeFE L1.12 Recognise that language & other textual features can be varied to suit different audiences & purposesFE L2.14 Understand how textual features/devices can shape meaning for different audiences/purposesAL Rw/E1.3Rw/L1.2Ws/E3.1WritingRt/E3.7Rt/E3.2Rw/E2.1Rw/E2.4Wt/E2.1Wt/L1.3Ws/E3.4FE L2.27 Use language & register (e.g. persuasive techniques, supporting evidence, specialist words) to suit audience & purposeWs/E2.1Ws/E2.4Wt/L1.6Rt/L1.3Rt/L2.2Wt/L2.1Wt/L2.5Ws/L1.3FE L1.14 Understand organisational / structural features use to locate relevant informationFE L1.13 Use reference materials & appropriate strategies for a range of purposes, inc. to find word meaningsWt/E3.4Prefixes, suffixes & pluralsRw/E3.3Rs/E2.2 Use sentence structure to decipher and predict meaningEngage in DiscussionRt/E3.8Rs/E3.1FE L2.11 Identify when main points are sufficient & when specific details are importantFE L2.5 Communicate information/ideas/opinions clearly/effectively with further detail/development if requiredFE L1.18 Use knowledge of punctuation to aid understanding of textsWs/E2.3FE L1.6 Follow / understand discussions & make contributions relevant to situation & subjectWt/E3.2Ws/E3.2AL Recognise and understand a range of wordsFE L2.15 Use a range of reference materials & resources (e.g. glossaries, legends/keys) for different purposesRw/L2.2Wt/L2.6Wt/L2.7ApostrophesFE Writing compositionFE L1.4 Communicate information / ideas / opinions clearly & accurately on range of topicsRt/E3.4Rw/L1.1AL Ww/E1.2FE L1.16 Recognise vocabulary typically associated with specific types and purposes of texts (e.g. formal, informal, instructional, descriptive, explanatory and persuasive)FE E3.11 Use strategies to find meaning of words e.g. dictionary, context, word typesFE L2.24 Write text of appropriate level of detail & length to meet needs of purpose & audienceWs/L1.1Ws/E1.1Rt/L2.4Wt/L1.5Rs/E3.3Rt/L2.3Speaking & ListeningWt/L2.3FE E3.9 Identify, understand & extract main points & ideas in/from textsGCSE Reading A2 Analyse language & structureFE L1.23 Write text of appropriate level of detail & length to meet needs of purpose & audienceWt/E1.1Rt/L1.5Rt/E3.3Rs/L2.2AL Apply strategies to spell correctlyFE L2.25 Organise writing for different purposes using appropriate format & structure e.g. standard templates, paragraphs, bullet points, tablesFE E3.17 Spell correctly words designated for Entry Level 3FE L2.18 Follow an argument, identifying different points of view & distinguishing fact from opinionFE 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 informationPoetryWord originsWs/L1.2Rt/L2.7Rt/E1.2AL SLc/E1.3FE L1.5 Express opinions and arguments and support them with evidenceFE L2.19 Identify different styles of writing & writer’s voiceFE L2.17 Analyse texts, of different levels of complexity, recognising their use of vocabulary and identifying levels of formality and biasFE L1.15 Infer from images meanings not explicit in the accompanying textFE E1.8 Read correctly words designated for Entry Level 1FE L2.23 Communicate information, ideas and opinions clearly, coherently and effectivelyRt/L1.4Wt/E3.3Ws/E1.2SLc/E3.3Reading: sentence focus (punctuation & grammar)Rt/L2.8Rs/E2.4FE L2.8 Make relevant and constructive contributions to move discussion forwardFE L2.6 Express opinions and arguments and support them with relevant and persuasive evidenceFE L1.11 Identify meanings in texts & distinguish between fact & opinionFE E2.8 Understand the main points in textsFE E1.10 Understand a short piece of text on a simple subjectFE E1.9 Read simple sentences containing one clauseFE E3.10 Identify different purposes of straightforward textsGCSE Reading A1 (a) Identify and interpretRs/E2.3 check plausible meanings of sentences when decoding unfamiliar wordsRt/L2.5Rt/E3.5Rt/E2.2Writing: sentence focus (punctuation & grammar)FE E1.15 Spell correctly words designated for Entry Level 1GCSE A3 Compare textsFE E2.7 Read correctly words designated for Entry Level 2FE E2.16 Spell correctly words designated for Entry Level 2FE L1.21 Spell words used most often in work, study and daily life, including specialist wordsFE L1.22 Communicate information, ideas & opinions clearly, coherently & accuratelyFE E2.20 Use adjectives & simple linking wordsWs/L2.1Rs/L2.1Wt/L1.2Plan, compose and draftRw/E2.3Rw/E3.2Rw/E3.1Apply grammarFE L1.10 Compare information, ideas & opinions in different textsSLlr/E1.3SLc/E2.3SLlr/E3.2TL - Synthesise informationFE L2.2 Follow narratives & lines of argumentFE L2.1 Identify relevant information from extended explanations or presentationsFE L1.1 Identify relevant information & lines of argument in explanations & presentationsFE SL&C DiscussionFE E3.8 Read correctly words designated for Entry Level 3FE E2.15 Use 1st & 2nd letters to sequence words alphabeticallyFE E2.14 Form regular pluralsFE L2.28 Construct complex sentences consistently & accurately, using paragraphs where appropriateFE L2.12 Compare information, ideas & opinions in different texts, inc. how they are conveyedGCSE A6 Use a range of vocabulary & sentence structure - with accurate SPaGGCSE Writing A5 (a) Use tone, style and register for different forms, purposes & audiencesSLd/L1.1Rt/E3.9Rt/E2.3SLd/E3.2Ws/L2.2Ws/E1.3Rt/E3.6SyllablesAlphabetical orderFE E3.14 Form irregular pluralsFE E2.19 Write in compound sentences, using common conjunctions to connect clausesFE WRITING Spelling, punctuation and grammar (SPaG)GCSE A5GCSE Reading A1 (b) Select and synthesiseRs/E2.1FE E2.12 Use illustrations, images & captions to locate informationUse knowledge of grammarSLd/E3.1SLd/E2.2SLc/E3.1SLc/E2.2SLlr/L1.2SLlr/E1.2SLlr/E2.2Rt/L2.6FE WRITING SpellingFE E2.11 Read & understand sentences with more than one clauseFE E2.9 Understand organisational markers in short, straightforward textsFE L1.3 Respond effectively to detailed questionsFE E1.1 Say the names of the letters of the alphabetFE E1.4 Make requests & ask straightforward questions using appropriate terms & registersFE 1.14 Write letters of alphabet in sequence & in upper / lower caseFE L2.13 Identify implicit & inferred meaning in textsFE E1.12 Use capital letter for pronoun ‘I’ and proper nounsFE E2.10 Use effective strategies to find words meanings & check spelling e.g. simple dictionary, spell-checkerFE E3.16 Use 1st, 2nd & 3rd letters to sequence words alphabeticallyFE L2.22 Spell words used in work, study & daily life, including a range of specialist wordsFE L1.25 Write consistently & accurately in complex sentences, using paragraphs where appropriateFE 1.16 Communicate information in words, phrases & simple sentencesWs/E3.3Wt/L2.4Wt/L2.2SLc/L1.2SLlr/E2.3FE E1.11 Punctuate simple sentences with capital letter & full stopGCSE Writing A5 (b) Organise information using structural and grammatical featuresFE E2.17 Communicate information using words & phrases appropriate to audience & purposeFE E3.20 Use appropriate format & structure inc. appropriate use of headings & bullet pointsFE L2.20 Punctuate writing correctly using a wide range of punctuation markers e.g. colons, commas, inverted commas, apostrophes, quotation marksFE E1.13 Use lower-case letters when there is no reason to use capital lettersFE WRITING Use format, structure & language (to meet purpose & audience)FE E1.5 Respond to questions about specific informationFE READING and understanding wordsFE SL&C Active listeningApply punctuation and capitalisationFE E1.6 Make clear statements, communicate feelings & opinions on straightforward topicsTL - Create texts for different purposes and audiencesFE WRITING Clarity, cohesion, length and detailProofreadFE E1.7 Understand & participate in simple discussions or exchanges with another person about a straightforward topicUse reference sourcesAL Rt/E2.4 Use illustrations and captions to locate informationSLlr/E3.4SLlr/E1.6SLc/E3.4SLc/L2.4SLc/E1.4SLlr/L2.2SLc/L1.1SLc/L2.1SLc/L2.3SLd/L2.1Follow and understandSLc/E2.1FE READING main points & detailGCSE A4 EvaluateGCSE Spoken language A8 Listen and respondFE E2.18 Complete a form asking for personal information (e.g. first name, surname, address, postcode, age, date of birth)FE E3.19 Write text of appropriate length & level of detailFE E3.21 Use compound sentences & paragraphs where appropriateFE L2.26 Convey clear meaning & establish cohesion using organisational markers effectivelyFE L1.19 Use a range of punctuation correctly (e.g. full stops, question marks, exclamation marks, commas, possessive apostrophes)FE E2.13 Use basic punctuation correctly (e.g. full stops, question, exclamation marks)FE READING analyse textsFE E2.1 Identify & extract main information & detail from short explanationsFE L2.10 Interject & redirect discussion using appropriate language & registerFE L1.8 Respect turn-taking rights of others during discussions, using appropriate language for interjectionFE L1.7 Use appropriate phrases / registers & adapt contributions to take account of audience / purpose / mediumFE E1.2 Identify & extract the main information from short statements & explanationsWw/E2.3FE E2.3 Respond appropriately to straightforward questionsFE E3.1 Identify & extract relevant information & detail in straightforward explanationsFE L2.3 Respond effectively to detailed or extended questions & feedbackT Levels - General English Competencies (GEC)FE SL&C SpeakingWs/L2.3FE READING understanding and locating informationOrganise and present text structureUse language style and purposeSLlr/L1.3SLlr/L1.4AL SLlr/E1.4SLlr/E2.4SLlr/E3.5SLlr/E3.6SLlr/L1.6SLlr/L2.4Present informationSLc/E2.4SLlr/E1.1SLc/L1.4Use knowledge of punctuation and capitalisationSLc/L2.2Identify main points and detailSLd/L2.4Use reading strategiesSLd/E1.1SLc/L1.3SLc/E3.2SLd/E3.3FE E3.22 Use language appropriate for purpose & audienceFE L2.9 Adapt contributions to discussions to suit audience, purpose & mediumFE L1.20 Use correct grammar e.g. subject-verb agreement, consistent use of different tenses, definite & indefinite articlesFE E3.15 Use mostly correct grammar e.g. subject-verb agreement, consistent use of tense, definite & indefinite articlesFE WRITING GrammarFE WRITING Sentence structure and paragraphsFE E3.7 Listen to & respond appropriately to other points of view, respecting conventions of turn-takingFE E2.2 Make requests & ask clear questions appropriately in different contextsFE E2.6 Make appropriate contributions to simple group discussions with others about a straightforward topicFE SL&C Make requests & ask questionsFE L1.2 Make requests & ask relevant questions to obtain specific informationFE L2.7 Use language that is effective, accurate and appropriate to context and situationTL - Convey technical information to different audiencesFE E3.18 Communicate information, ideas & opinions clearly & in logical sequence e.g. chronologically, by taskFE E3.6 Make relevant contributions to group discussions about straightforward topicsWw/L1.2SLlr/L2.3Ww/E1.4DecodeRecognise purposeSLd/L2.5SLd/L1.2Use appropriate language and strategiesSLc/E1.1SLc/E1.2Speak clearly and appropriatelySLlr/E1.5SLlr/L2.1SLlr/E3.1Listen for detailListen for gistWw/E3.3TL - Take part in / Lead discussions