Functional Skills English Level 1 Past Papers

Functional Skills English Level 1 is equivalent to a grade of 2-3 on the GCSE (E-D in the legacy system). Functional Skills English Level 1 is frequently required in college and university courses, as well as in various job requirements. Functional Skills English Level 1 also serves as a stepping stone to Level 2 and beyond. Here, you will find Functional Skills English Level 1 past papers assessed by Pearson Edexcel Exam Board, the most renowned, reliable, and accepted exam board.

You will be assessed on the following skills and knowledge:
Speaking, listening, and communication skills are tested through a 5-minute well-rounded presentation and related question-and-answer session in groups of three to four learners and a 15-minute formal discussion in groups of three to five. A test comprising of multiple-choice, short open answer, and medium open response questions are used to assess reading ability. Writing is graded on a two-task test, with access spelling, punctuation, and grammar accounting for 42% of the total.

However, each exam board has distinct schedules for each paper, mark distribution, and how much of your grade is based on each of the three competencies.

Assessment Structure

Learners must meet the requirements outlined below before the qualification can be awarded.

The Pearson Edexcel Functional Skills Qualification in English at Level 1 consists of an internally marked assessment which consists of three sections namely Speaking, Listening and Communicating and an externally marked Reading assessment and one externally assessed Writing assessment. They are available as paper-based and onscreen, on demand assessments

Speaking, listening and communicating:

Speaking, listening and communicating is assessed through one 5-minute presentation and linked question and answer session in groups of three to four and one 15-minute formal discussion together in groups of three to five learners.

Reading:

Reading is assessed through a test consisting of multiple choice, short open response and medium open response questions.

Pass Mark:

Learners are required to achieve an overall 65% mark in order to pass the English reading exam.

Writing:

Writing is assessed through a test comprising two tasks. (42% of marks assess spelling, punctuation and grammar).

Pass Mark:

Learners are required to achieve an overall 63% mark in order to pass the English writing exam.

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