Archives for E2

Position and direction

This module shows you how to describe position and direction followed by a number of exercises to practice. Interactive module with quiz
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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 minutes
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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 minutes
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Leaflets

This video outlines why and how you might use persuasive language techniques and appropriate layout to create a leaflet. Video – 3 minutes
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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 above
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Bar Charts

Bar charts are a great way to compare types of data. You’ve probably seen them used lots of times before. In this video we’re going to take you through the basic steps to create your own, and avoid common mistakes. We’ll be looking at Vertical charts Horizontal charts Stacked charts Animated video – 4 minutes
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Writing an email

Writing a formal email for an exam, business or personal reasons? Where to start and how do you format it to create an effective electronic letter? This video covers those points and helps you prepare for related functional skills exams sections. Writing an email – 3 minute video   Additional work Short online quiz – to test your understanding after watching the video.
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