EXAM & STUDY SKILLS

EMPLOYABILITY

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In these units we look at skills which can directly help you find work or develop your skills to get a better job.

UNITS

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Preparing for a presentation
Preparing for a presentation

One of the core skills for a speaking and listening exam is giving a presentation. In this video we look at some tips to help you prepare for this part of an exam. It can also be useful to prepare for a tricky interview. Animated video – 3 …

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Dealing with complaints
Dealing with complaints

This module teaches you about making a complaint and dealing with complaints from others Interactive quiz …

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Be a STAR
Be a STAR

So, you’ve already watched our 5 tips for a successful interview but you’re still nervous and looking for an extra edge. Don’t panic, just watch this short video and prepare yourself by using the STAR method. S – Situation T – Task A – Action R – Result Be a STAR – animated video – 2 minutes Related modules 5 Tips for a successful …

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Study and exam skills
Study and exam skills

Many people find the exam to be the hardest part of their functional skills qualification to crack. In this short video we look at what challenges, in particular, cause issues and what we can do to solve them.   Video – 2.5 …

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Speaking and listening
Speaking and listening

As part of the functional skills English exam we take a look at speaking and listening skills. What is the purpose of these skills and why do we learn them specifically. In this short video we explain some of the ways we can employ good techniques and how they can help us get ahead. Video – 3 …

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5 tips for a successful interview
5 tips for a successful interview

In this video we look at the essentials needed to successfully prepare for an interview. This is everything you need to make a good impression. Animated video – 2 minutes Associated materials: Sample poor CV Sample good CV Sample job advert for …

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Persuasive language - job search
Persuasive language – job search

A 3 minute video talking about how to us persuasive language techniques to improve your chances of securing a job interview. Video: 3 minute …

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