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Build confidence in your English skills 3 writing: accuracy, complexity and effectiveness
Build confidence in your English skills 3 writing: accuracy, complexity and effectiveness (Code: C0777)

This course will explore essential aspects of writing skills and provide practical ideas to help students maximise their achievement not just in exams but at work and in the community.

This webinar can be taken as a stand alone or as a supplement to appropriate blended learning courses. 

Developing Grammar for Writing (webinar)
Developing Grammar for Writing (webinar) (Code: C0621)

With an increased emphasis on SPAG, teachers continue to be challenged to teach grammar in ways that are effective and engaging for learners who have previously struggled with reading and writing skills. Contrary to many learners' expectations, grammar does not have to be dull; patterns in grammar and punctuation are remembered most easily when they are taught and practiced within the context of reading and writing, especially when there is a genuine need to use them purposefully.

English: improving writing
English: improving writing (Code: C0871)

Drawing on lessons learnt from lockdown, this course will draw on best practice approaches to develop writing skills to produce coherent and cohesive texts which respond effectively to: examination and occupational tasks; reading questions and transactional and creative writing tasks.

English: improving writing
English: improving writing (Code: C0746)

This course will draw on best practice approaches to develop writing skills to produce coherent and cohesive texts which respond effectively to examination and occupational tasks: answers to reading questions, transactional and creative writing tasks.

Supporting Functional Skills learners (English)
Supporting Functional Skills learners (English) (Code: C0883)

Drawing on lessons learnt from lockdown, this course will help participants to develop a range of strategies to help learners studying for Functional Skills English level 1 and level 2. The course focuses on the key areas which examiners and tutors have identified as being areas learners find more challenging. The course will use a range of everyday texts, as used in the examinations, to explore how to develop learners reading and writing skills.

Supporting Functional Skills learners (English)
Supporting Functional Skills learners (English) (Code: C0758)

This course will help participants to develop a range of strategies to help learners studying for Functional Skills English level 1 and level 2. The course focuses on the key areas which examiners and tutors have identified as being areas learners find more challenging. The course will use a range of everyday texts as used in the examinations to explore how to develop learners reading and writing skills.

Supporting learners with writing skills when learning remotely
Supporting learners with writing skills when learning remotely (Code: C0797)

According to the National Literacy Trust, 16.4% of adults in England, or 7.1 million people, can be described as having 'very poor literacy skills.' At a time when our learners are working remotely, we will explore how technology can support them with writing skills as they try to complete coursework and assignments. 

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