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About the Author

Roslyn Whitley Willis has worked as a Key Skills tutor, assessor, verifier and co-ordinator in further and higher education. Additionally she has worked independently as a Key Skills consultant. She is the author of more than 20 widely accepted text books for Key Skills, Functional Skills, and Essential Skills Wales qualifications.

Functional Skills: English

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Author: Roslyn Whitley Willis

ISBN: 9781904995470
Page Extent: 206pp
Published: October 2009
Format: Paperback

Price: £12.99

Functional Skills: English Level 1


This textbook provides all students studying Functional Skills English Level 1 with comprehensive coverage of the skills required to achieve the qualification. Students using this book will quickly gain a solid understanding of grammar and acquire essential writing and speaking skills. 


Packed with examples, exercises and vocationally relevant tasks, your students will have a head start to achieve this new qualification. The book is written to the current Functional Skills Standards and provides:

  • guidance on aspects of English grammar to help writing and speaking skills;
  • activities to reinforce learning;
  • reference Sheets that are an invaluable resource to aid understanding and help with revision;
  • thirty-three Practice Tasks that cover a wide range of employment sectors and areas of general and personal interest, and help prepare the students for the assessment.
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Author: Roslyn Whitley Willis

ISBN: 9781904995593
Page Extent: 334pp
Published: November 2011
Format: Paperback

Price: £40.00 

Functional Skills English Level 1: Summative Assessment Papers, Marking Scheme and Tutors' Guide


This book provides a resource that can be used by tutors who deliver and assess students who are studying Functional English Level 1. The book contains 17 summative assessment practice papers which collectively cover the activities of reading, writing, extended writing, speaking and listening, in a range of contexts. Each paper is scenario-based with linked activities and accompanied by a detailed marking scheme and appropriate stationery.

 

Among the forms that are included are formative and summative assessment sheets, together with observation sheets for speaking and listening. The inclusion of a reflective statement pro forma means that students can be encouraged to provide a structured review of their planning and working practices, and their strengths and weaknesses. Each of these skills is important in the world of work and day-to-day life. The opportunity for students to practise a number of summative assessment papers will better prepare them for the summative assessment set by their awarding body, and encourage their competence in that assessment.

 

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Author: Roslyn Whitley Willis

ISBN: 9781904995500
Page Extent: 192pp
Published: October 2008
Format: Paperback

Price: £12.99

Functional Skills English Level 1: Summative Assessment Papers, Marking Scheme and Tutors' Guide


This textbook provides all students studying Functional Skills English Level 2 with comprehensive coverage of the skills required to achieve the qualification. Students using this book will quickly gain a solid understanding of grammar and acquire essential writing and speaking skills.


Packed with examples, exercises and vocationally relevant tasks, your students will have a head start to achieve this new qualification. The book is written to the current Functional Skills Standards and provides:

  • guidance on aspects of English grammar to help writing and speaking skills;
  • activities to reinforce learning; 
  • reference Sheets that are an invaluable resource to aid understanding and help with revision;
  • thirty-three Practice Tasks that cover a wide range of employment sectors and areas of general and personal interest, and help prepare the students for the assessment.

 

Functional Skills: ICT

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Author: Roslyn Whitley Willis

ISBN: 9781904995609
Page Extent: 286pp
Published: July 2012
Format: Paperback

Price: £40.00

Functional Skills ICT Level 1: Summative Assessment Papers, Marking Scheme and Tutors’ Guide

 

This book provides a resource that can be used by tutors who deliver and assess students who are studying Functional ICT Level 1. The book contains 20 summative assessment practice papers in a range of contexts, which collectively cover the ICT Functional Skills Standards, and allow the tutor the flexibility to include the skills of internet research and sending and receiving emails. Each paper is scenario-based with linked activities and is accompanied by a detailed marking scheme. Consideration has been given to a range of examiners' comments and the papers' tasks reflect these comments.

 

Among the forms that are included are formative and summative assessment sheets and a student achievement tracking sheet. The inclusion of a reflective statement pro forma means that students can be encouraged to provide a structured review of their planning and working practices, and their strengths and weaknesses. Each of these skills is important in the world of work and day-to-day life. The opportunity for students to practise a number of summative assessment papers will better prepare them for the summative assessment set by their awarding body, and encourage their competence in that assessment.

Essential Skills Wales

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Author: Roslyn Whitley Willis

ISBN: 9781904995579
Page Extent: 206pp
Published: September 2010
Format: Paperback

Price: £14.00

This textbook provides all students studying Essential Skills Wales Communication Level 1 with comprehensive coverage of the skills required to achieve the qualification. Students using this book will quickly gain a solid understanding of grammar and acquire essential writing and speaking skills. Packed with examples, exercises and vocationally relevant tasks, students will have a head start to achieve this qualification. 

 

The book has been written to meet the Essential Skills Wales Standards and provides: 

  • guidance on aspects of English grammar to help with writing and speaking skills; activities to reinforce learning;

  • reference sheets that are an invaluable resource to aid understanding and help with revision; and

  • thirty-two practice tasks which cover a wide range of employment sectors and areas of general and personal interest.

The practice tasks are designed to meet the factors of an Essential Skills Wales qualification. Namely: provide purposeful, realistic tasks and activities in a range of contexts and to varying degrees of complexity; encourage a degree of independence by the learner in deciding which skills to use and how they will apply these skills to suit the purpose of the tasks; and provide opportunities for the learner to apply a range of skills in order to meet the tasks' requirements.

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Author: Roslyn Whitley Willis

ISBN: 9781904995555
Page Extent: 340pp
Published: July 2010
Format: Paperback

Price: £40.00

Functional Skills English Level 2: Summative Assessment Papers, Marking Scheme and Tutors’ Guide


This book provides a resource that can be used by tutors who deliver and assess students who are studying Functional English Level 2.

The book contains 16 summative assessment practice papers which collectively cover the activities of reading, writing, extended writing, speaking and listening, in a range of contexts. Each paper is scenario-based with linked activities and accompanied by a detailed marking scheme and appropriate stationery.


Among the forms that are included are formative and summative assessment sheets, together with observation sheets for speaking and listening.
The inclusion of a reflective statement pro forma means that students can be encouraged to provide a structured review of their planning and working practices, and their strengths and weaknesses. Each of these skills is important in the world of work and day-to-day life.


The opportunity for students to practise a number of summative assessment papers will better prepare them for the summative assessment set by their awarding body, and encourage their competence in that assessment. 

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Author: Roslyn Whitley Willis

ISBN: 9781904995616
Page Extent: 286pp
Published: March 2013
Format: Paperback

Price: £40.00

Functional Skills ICT Level 2: Summative Assessment Papers, Marking Scheme and Tutors’ Guide

This book provides a resource that can be used by tutors who deliver and assess students who are studying Functional ICT Level 2. The book contains 22 summative assessment practice papers in a range of contexts, which collectively cover the ICT Functional Skills Standards, and allow the tutor the flexibility to include the skills of internet research and sending and receiving emails. Each paper is scenario-based with linked activities and is accompanied by a detailed marking scheme. Consideration has been given to a range of examiners' comments and the papers' tasks reflect these comments.

 

Among the forms that are included are formative and summative assessment sheets and a student achievement tracking sheet. The inclusion of a reflective statement pro forma means that students can be encouraged to provide a structured review of their planning and working practices, and their strengths and weaknesses. Each of these skills is important in the world of work and day-to-day life. The opportunity for students to practise a number of summative assessment papers will better prepare them for the summative assessment set by their awarding body, and encourage their competence in that assessment.