Functional Skills in English at Entry 3 - 3748-01
This qualification demonstrates the ability at an appropriate level to read, write, speak, listen and communicate in English, and to apply this knowledge and these skills in familiar situations. (Ofqual Qualification Number: 500/9838/X and City & Guilds Qualification Number 3748) Content subsumes that of lower levels. Subject content functional skills: English (DfE, Feb 2018).
This individual can identify/extract relevant information/detail in straightforward explanations; make requests/ask concise questions using appropriate language in different contexts; communicate info/opinions clearly on a range of topics; respond appropriately to questions on straightforward topics; follow/understand main points of discussions; make relevant contributions to group discussions on straightforward topics: listen to/respond appropriately to other points of view, respect turn-taking
This individual can read straightforward texts that instruct, describe narrate and explain. They can correctly read words designated for Entry Level 3; identify, understand and extract the main points and ideas in and from texts; Identify different purposes of straightforward texts; use effective strategies to find the meaning of words; understand organisational features and use them to locate relevant information.
This individual can compose straightforward narratives, instructions, explanations, reports. They can use a range of punctuation, mostly correct grammar; form irreg. plurals and 1/2/3 place letters to put words in alpha order; spell correctly words designated for Entry Level 3*; communicate info/ideas/opinions in logical sequence; use headings/bullets, compound sentences, paras and appropriate detail/length, format/structure in straightforward texts and language appropriate for purpose/audience