English Entry Level 1

Introduction

English at Entry Level 1 indicates that learners should be able to speak, listen, communicate, read and write with increasing clarity, accuracy and effectiveness. Learners should, with some direction
and guidance, be able to apply these functional skills to informal and some formal contexts, in familiar situations.

Our Aim

Speaking, Listening and Communicating

Learners should practise different types of speaking, listening and communicating activities. This should include simple narratives, information and instructions; and short statements, explanations, discussions, questions and exchanges.
By the end of the course, Learner should be able to do the following :

  • Say the names of the letters of the alphabet
  • Identify and extract the main information from short statements and explanations
  • Follow single-step instructions, asking for them to be repeated if necessary
  • Make requests and ask straightforward questions using appropriate terms and registers
  • Respond to questions about specific information
  • Make clear statement about basic information and communicate feelings and opinions on straightforward topics
  • Understand and participate in simple discussions or exchanges with another person about a straightforward topic
Far far away, behind the word mountains, far from the countries Vokalia and Consonantia, there live the blind texts. Separated they live in Bookmarksgrove right at the coast of the Semantics, a large language ocean. A small river named Duden flows by their place and supplies it with the necessary regelialia. It is a paradisematic country, in which roasted parts of sentences fly into your mouth. Even the all-powerful Pointing has no control about the blind texts it is an almost unorthographic life One day however a small line of blind text by the name

Reading

Learners should practise reading different types of text. This should include short, simple texts that inform, describe and narrate.
By the end of the course, learners should be able to do the following.

  • Read correctly words designated for Entry Level 1
  • Read Simple Sentences containing once clause
  • Understand a short piece of text on a simple subject

Writing

Learners should practise writing different types of text. This should include short, simple texts such as messages and notes.By the end of the course, learners should be able to do the following.

Spelling, punctuation and grammar
  • Punctuate simple sentences with a capital letter and a full stop
  • Use a capital letter for the personal pronoun ‘I’ and the first letter of proper nouns
  • Use Lower-case letters when there is no reason to use capital letters
  • Write the letters of the alphabet in sequence and in both upper and lower case
  • Spell correctly words designated for Entry Level 1
Composition
  • Communicate information in words, phrases and simple sentences

There was a time when I would never have considered being a project manager, but I’m not far behind that now.

Charlie Chandler

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