Brush Up Your English - Functional Skills Reading Exam

Top Tips and practice materials for passing the level two reading exam

This course covers the structure of the exam and the question type and content. It focuses on the question style of Edexcel but should also be useful to those studying for qualifications with other boards.


The course gives you some top tips and explains what the examiners are looking for in each question. There is a chance to practise a paper written in the same style as Edexcel and review the answers.


It would be useful to have studied some terminology, language devices and how to use quotations before tackling this course.


Your Instructor


Lyn Calver
Lyn Calver

Lyn has worked in education for over fourteen years and holds qualifications in teaching, business management, mental health and equality and diversity.

She has worked with a number of high profile employers including Toyota, Coors, Argos and Waterstones to improve the skills of their staff.

As a teacher Lyn specialised in teaching English and maths in a college environment and managed the adult provision for a number of years.

Lyn is managing director of LC Education & Training Ltd, which delivers in company training on a number of topics to aid in improving workplace skills. To find out more about in company delivery you can visit the webpage here.


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