This course running during the evening is designed for 19+ Adults. This qualification will give you the skills to read fluently and write effectively. Students will learn to demonstrate a confident control of standard English and they should be able to write grammatically correct sentences, deploy figurative language and analyse texts.

The entry requirements for this course are:


  • Functional Skills Level 2 qualification in English

  • GCSE Grade D(3) or any other equivalent qualifications

  • You will be required to complete an initial and diagnostic assessment in English followed by an informal interview

This course consists of the following modules:


  • Spoken Endorsement

  • Listen to and understand spoken language, and use spoken standard English effectively

    Paper 1- Explorations in creative reading and writing
    The source for the reading questions will be a literature fiction text. It will be drawn from either the 20th or 21st century. Its genre will be prose fiction.

    Paper 2- Writers' viewpoints and perspectives
    The sources for the reading questions will be non-fiction and literary non-fiction texts. They will be drawn from the 19th century, and either the 20th or 21st century.

You will be assessed via:


  • Spoken Endorsement Assessment

  • Paper 1- Written Examination

  • Paper 2- Written Examination

This course will lead to Further Education, Higher Education or Employment.

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