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 & confusablesRw/L1.3AL Rw/L2.3 Vocabulary (language features, synonyms, formality)AL 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 Rt/E1.1 Read short familiar textsAL Ws/L2.4 Use apostrophes & inverted commasRs/E1.1 Read and recognise simple sentence structuresWw/E1.3Ww/E2.2Reading: word focus (phonics & vocabulary)Rw/E3.4Rw/E3.5Rs/E3.2Wt/L1.1Ww/E1.1ReadingFictionWt/L1.4Rt/L1.2Ww/E2.1Rs/L1.2Rt/L2.1Rs/L1.1AL Ws/E2.2 Use AdjectivesRw/L2.1Form fillingFE L1.9 Identify & understand the main points, ideas & detailsWs/E3.1AL Rw/E1.3Rt/E3.7WritingRw/L1.2Rt/E3.2Rw/E2.1Rw/E2.4Wt/E2.1Wt/L1.3FE L1.17 Read and understand a range of specialist words in contextFE L2.14 Understand the relationship between textual features and devices, and how they can be used to shape meaning for different audiences and purposesFE L1.12 Recognise that language & other textual features can be varied to suit different audiences & purposesWs/E3.4Ws/E2.4Rt/L1.3Wt/L1.6Rt/L2.2Ws/E2.1Wt/L2.5Ws/L1.3Wt/L2.1Rs/E2.2 Use sentence structure to decipher and predict meaningRw/E3.3Wt/E3.4Prefixes, suffixes & pluralsFE L1.24 Use format, structure and language appropriate for audience and purposeEngage in DiscussionRt/E3.8Rs/E3.1FE L1.13 Use reference materials & appropriate strategies for a range of purposes, inc. to find word meaningsFE L2.11 Identify the different situations when the main points are sufficient and when it is important to have specific detailsFE L1.14 Understand organisational and structural features and use them to locate relevant information (e.g. index, menus, subheadings, paragraphs) in a range of straightforward textsWs/E2.3AL Recognise and understand a range of wordsWt/E3.2Rw/L2.2Ws/E3.2FE Writing compositionApostrophesWt/L2.6Wt/L2.7Rw/L1.1AL Ww/E1.2FE L2.27 Use different language and register (e.g. persuasive techniques, supporting evidence, specialist words), suited to audience and purposeFE L2.5 Communicate information, ideas & opinions clearly / effectively, with further detail / development if requiredRt/E3.4FE 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 typesWs/E1.1Wt/L2.3Ws/L1.1Rs/E3.3Rt/L2.4Rt/L2.3Speaking & ListeningWt/L1.5Rt/L1.5Wt/E1.1FE E3.9 Identify, understand & extract main points & ideas in/from textsFE L2.15 Use a range of reference materials and appropriate resources (e.g. glossaries, legends/keys) for different purposes, including to find the meanings of words in straightforward and complex sourcesFE L1.4 Communicate information / ideas / opinions clearly & accurately on range of topicsFE E3.17 Spell correctly words designated for Entry Level 3FE L1.18 Use knowledge of punctuation to aid understanding of textsGCSE Reading A2 Analyse language & structureAL Apply strategies to spell correctlyRs/L2.2Rt/E3.3FE L2.18 Follow an argument, identifying different points of view and distinguishing fact from opinionFE L2.16 Understand organisational features and use them to locate relevant information in a range of straightforward and complex sourcesFE L1.16 Recognise vocabulary typically associated with specific types and purposes of texts (e.g. formal, informal, instructional, descriptive, explanatory and persuasive)FE L2.24 Write text of an appropriate level of detail and of appropriate length (including where this is specified) to meet the needs of purpose and audienceFE L1.23 Write text of an appropriate level of detail and of appropriate length (including where this is specified) to meet the needs of purpose and audienceFE E3.12 Understand organisational features & use them to locate relevant informationWord originsWs/L1.2Rt/L2.7Rt/E1.2AL SLc/E1.3PoetryWs/E1.2FE L2.19 Identify different styles of writing and writer’s voiceFE L1.15 Infer from images meanings not explicit in the accompanying textFE L2.25 Organise writing for different purposes using appropriate format and structure (e.g. standard templates, paragraphs, bullet points, tables)Wt/E3.3Rt/L1.4Rt/L2.8Rs/E2.4Reading: sentence focus (punctuation & grammar)SLc/E3.3Rt/E2.2Rt/E3.5Rt/L2.5Rs/E2.3 check plausible meanings of sentences when decoding unfamiliar wordsFE E1.8 Read correctly words designated for Entry Level 1FE E2.8 Understand the main points in textsE3.10 Identify different purposes of straightforward textsFE L2.17 Analyse texts, of different levels of complexity, recognising their use of vocabulary and identifying levels of formality and biasFE L1.5 Express opinions and arguments and support them with evidenceWriting: sentence focus (punctuation & grammar)FE L1.21 Spell words used most often in work, study and daily life, including specialist wordsFE E2.16 Spell correctly words designated for Entry Level 2FE E1.15 Spell correctly words designated for Entry Level 1FE L1.11 Identify meanings in texts and distinguish between fact and opinionFE E1.9 Read simple sentences containing one clauseFE E1.10 Understand a short piece of text on a simple subjectL2.23 Communicate information, ideas and opinions clearly, coherently and effectivelyFE E2.7 Read correctly words designated for Entry Level 2FE E2.20 Use adjectives & simple linking wordsApply grammarWs/L2.1Wt/L1.2Rw/E2.3Rw/E3.2Rw/E3.1Rs/L2.1GCSE Reading A1 (a) Identify and interpretPlan, compose and draftSLd/E3.2SLlr/E1.3SLlr/E3.2SLc/E2.3SLd/L1.1Rt/E2.3Rt/E3.9TL - Synthesise informationFE SL&C DiscussionFE L1.10 Compare information, ideas and opinions in different textsFE 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 L2.6 Express opinions and arguments and support them with relevant and persuasive evidenceGCSE A6 Use a range of vocabulary & sentence structure - with accurate SPaGGCSE A3 Compare textsWs/E1.3Ws/L2.2Rt/E3.6L1.22 Communicate information, ideas and opinions clearly, coherently and accuratelyGCSE Writing A5 (a) Use tone, style and register for different forms, purposes & audiencesAlphabetical orderFE L2.8 Make relevant and constructive contributions to move discussion forwardFE L2.12 Compare information, ideas and opinions in different texts, including how they are conveyedFE E2.12 Use illustrations, images & captions to locate informationFE E3.14 Form irregular pluralsFE L2.28 Construct complex sentences consistently and accurately, using paragraphs where appropriateFE E2.19 Write in compound sentences, using common conjunctions to connect clausesFE Spelling, punctuation and grammar (SPaG)GCSE A5FE L2.2 Follow narratives and lines of argumentRs/E2.1SyllablesSLlr/E1.2SLlr/L1.2SLc/E2.2SLc/E3.1SLlr/E2.2SLd/E3.1Use knowledge of grammarRt/L2.6SLd/E2.2E2.10 Use effective strategies to find the meaning of words and check their spelling (e.g. a simple dictionary, spell-checker)FE L2.1 Identify relevant information from extended explanations or presentationsFE L1.1 Identify relevant information / lines of argument in explanations / presentationsFE E1.4 Make requests and ask straightforward questions using appropriate terms and registersFE E1.1 Say the names of the letters of the alphabetFE L2.13 Identify implicit and inferred meaning in textsFE E2.11 Read and understand sentences with more than one clauseFE WRITING SpellingFE E2.9 Understand organisational markers in short, straightforward textsFE L2.22 Spell words used in work, study and daily life, including a range of specialist wordsGCSE Reading A1 (b) Select and synthesiseWs/E3.3Wt/L2.4Wt/L2.2SLc/L1.2SLlr/E2.3FE E3.16 Use 1st, 2nd & 3rd letters to sequence words alphabeticallyFE E3.20 Use appropriate format and structure when writing straightforward texts, including the appropriate use of headings and bullet pointsL1.25 Write consistently and accurately in complex sentences, using paragraphs where appropriateFE L2.20 Punctuate writing correctly using a wide range of punctuation markers (e.g. colons, commas, inverted commas, apostrophes and quotation marks)FE E1.11 Punctuate simple sentences with capital letter & full stopFE E1.12 Use capital letter for pronoun ‘I’ and proper nounsFE 1.14 Write letters of alphabet in sequence & in upper / lower caseFE WRITING Use format, structure & language (to meet purpose & audience)FE SL&C Active listeningFE READING and understanding wordsE1.7 Understand and participate in simple discussions or exchanges with another person about a straightforward topicFE E2.17 Communicate information using words & phrases appropriate to audience & purposeFE E1.6 Make clear statements, communicate feelings & opinions on straightforward topicsTL - Create texts for different purposes and audiencesFE WRITING Clarity, cohesion, length and detailFE 1.16 Communicate information in words, phrases & simple sentencesFE E1.5 Respond to questions about specific informationProofreadSLlr/E3.4SLlr/L2.2SLc/E3.4SLc/L2.4SLc/E1.4SLc/E2.1SLc/L1.1SLlr/E1.6SLc/L2.3SLd/L2.1Follow and understandUse reference sourcesAL Rt/E2.4 Use illustrations and captions to locate informationSLc/L2.1Apply punctuation and capitalisationFE E1.13 Use lower-case letters when there is no reason to use capital lettersWs/L2.3Ww/E2.3GCSE A4 EvaluateGCSE Writing A5 (b) Organise information using structural and grammatical featuresE2.18 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 appropriateL1.19 Use a range of punctuation correctly (e.g. full stops, question marks, exclamation marks, commas, possessive apostrophes)E2.3 Respond appropriately to straightforward questionsFE READING main points & detailFE READING analyse textsFE SL&C SpeakingE1.2 Identify and extract the main information from short statements and explanationsE2.1 Identify and extract the main information and detail from short explanationsUse language style and purposeE3.1 Identify and extract relevant information and detail in straightforward explanationsFE L1.3 Respond effectively to detailed questionsT Levels - General English Competencies (GEC)FE READING understanding and locating informationOrganise and present text structureFE E2.13 Use basic punctuation correctly (e.g. full stops, question and exclamation marks)Use reading strategiesUse knowledge of punctuation and capitalisationSLlr/L1.3SLlr/E1.1AL SLlr/E1.4SLlr/E2.4SLlr/E3.5SLlr/E3.6SLlr/L1.6SLlr/L2.4Present informationSLlr/L1.4SLc/L2.2SLc/L1.4SLc/E3.2SLc/L1.3SLd/E1.1SLd/E3.3SLd/L2.4SLc/E2.4Identify main points and detailL2.26 Convey clear meaning and establish cohesion using organisational markers effectivelyL1.20 Use correct grammar (e.g. subject-verb agreement, consistent use of different tenses, definite and indefinite articles)E3.15 Use mostly correct grammar (e.g. subject-verb agreement, consistent use of tense, definite and indefinite articles)FE GrammarFE WRITING Sentence structure and paragraphsFE L2.10 Interject & redirect discussion using appropriate language & registerFE L1.8 Respect turn-taking rights of others during discussions, using appropriate language for interjectionE2.6 Make appropriate contributions to simple group discussions with others about a straightforward topicE3.7 Listen to and respond appropriately to other points of view, respecting conventions of turn-takingE3.6 Make relevant contributions to group discussions about straightforward topicsFE SL&C Make requests & ask questionsE2.2 Make requests and ask clear questions appropriately in different contextsFE L1.2 Make requests & ask relevant questions to obtain specific informationFE L2.7 Use language that is effective, accurate and appropriate to context and situationFE E3.22 Use language appropriate for purpose and audienceFE L1.7 Use appropriate phrases / registers & adapt contributions to take account of audience / purpose / mediumE3.18 Communicate information, ideas and opinions clearly and in a logical sequence (e.g. chronologically, by task)SLc/E1.1Ww/L1.2Listen for gistListen for detailSLlr/E3.1SLlr/L2.1SLlr/E1.5SLlr/L2.3Speak clearly and appropriatelyGCSE A8 Listen and respondSLc/E1.2SLd/L1.2SLd/L2.5Recognise purposeDecodeWw/E1.4Ww/E3.3Use appropriate language and strategiesTL - Convey technical information to different audiences