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Functional Skills English Level 2 Course

Functional Skills English level 2 Course


Functional Skills English Level 2 Course

Functional Skills English level 2 Course


How does the level 2 English course help?

Video Explanations – The key concepts of the functional skills English level 2 specifications are explained at every step along the way. Whether you are trying to understand how to use and apply grammar or you are getting into a writing task, the video tutorials are there to help!

Practice Exercises – Once you have an understanding of the method or area of English you are studying, then there will be a series of practice questions and exercises to test that knowledge and ensure you feel confident in the content you need to know for the exams.

Smart System – The level 2 English course has a smart tracking system that stores your answers and tracks your progress as you work through the course materials. You can then look back over your performance and revise the topic areas that you are weakest on, helping you to pass your exam first time.

Exam Questions – Once you have worked through the practice questions and have gained understanding and confidence, you can then move swiftly onto the level 2 English exam questions that are there to get you ready for exam day!

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Functional Skills English Level 2 Online Course

34 sections

Reading 1: Discover- Why Do We Write?

Reading 2: Choosing Wisely- Text types

Reading 3: Choosing Wisely- Presentational features

Reading 4: Choosing Wisely- Linguistic features

Reading 5: Discover- Types of and Navigating Sources

Reading 6: Discover- Fact or Opinion

Reading 7: Discover- Formality and Bias

Reading 8: Discover- Point of View and Line of Argument

Reading 9: Discover- Styles of Writing and Voice

Reading 10: Choosing Wisely- Comparing Texts

Writing 1: Discover- Why are you Writing?

Writing 2: Discover- Assessing Audience

Writing 3: Choosing Wisely- Context

Writing 4: Choosing Wisely- Form, Presentational and Linguistic Features

Writing 5: Organisational Markers

Writing 6: How To- Get a handle on Grammar

Writing 7: How To- Perfecting your Punctuation

Writing 8: How To- Sensationalise your Spelling

Writing 9: How To- Fantastic Finalising

The Exam: Planning

The Exam: Checking

The Exam: Writing Effectively and Clearly

The Exam: Tips and Advice

The Exam: Word Bank

SLC 1: Discover- Line of Argument and Narratives

SLC 2: How To- Extracting Information

SLC 3: Choosing Wisely- Language in Context

SLC 4: How To- Responding

SLC 5: Choosing Wisely- Asking

SLC 6: How To- Communicating

SLC 7: How To- Using Evidence

SLC 8: How To- Contributing

SLC 9: Choosing Wisely- Adapting

SLC: Exam

How to use the functional skills English L2 Course:

Video Tutorials

Work through the video tutorials for each topic area and master your knowledge of grammar, spelling, punctuation and comprehension, 4 key areas in the level 2 English exam. Also explore the types of writing and language features you need to know as you work through each part of the course. The video explanations will cover everything you need to know.

Practice Questions

Once you have gained an understanding of the techniques you need to know, then move onto the practice questions and put your knowledge into practice. As you answer each question the system will store your scores and track your progress.

Exam Questions

As your confidence grows and you want to test yourself on exam style questions then move onto this section for each topic. Again as you complete each exercise the system will mark your scores and give you feedback so you can learn from any mistakes you make.


One of the key features of the Pass Functional Skills courses is that you are always given the correct answer, and the reasons why! It seems quite obvious that to learn you would need to know what the correct answer is for each practice question, well many of the online English courses don’t actually give you answers. Pass Functional Skills does!

English Level 2 Course FAQ's

Yes! Pass rates of those completing our level 2 course are exceptionally high. If you put the work into the course, then you will see huge improvements with the vast majority of learners passing their level 2 exam first time.

Yes, this level 2 course is relevant to City & Guilds, NCFE, Open Awards, AQA, Edexcel (Pearson) and all the other major exam boards. All exam boards have to follow the level 2 curriculum as set out by the government, which is why their specifications are similar and our course is suitable for all.

This is one of the most commonly asked questions. The recommended study time is 50 hours but this can vary a lot from person to person. Some students spend 5 hours revising and are ready to pass others need more than the 50 hours. With the self-study course option we offer, you can take the time you need to prepare.

As long as you need it! The standard duration of the level 2 courses is 12 months, but we can extend this for you if required.

Yes the course covers all areas of the level 2 English exam and is designed to help you pass first time.

Yes, you can access parts of the functional skills English level 2 online course for free, but to get the best resources and improve your chances of passing we do recommend to go for full course access.

Book a video demo with one of our Functional Skills experts.

or call 020 3633 2975 to book now

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Student Feedback

35 reviews
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Highly rated for:

Made Sense and Made Exams Easier
Useful Video Explanations
Pre-Assessment Very Useful


  1. Starts off slow and builds up to the more tricky topics. Made me feel more confident

    Sam Morris
  2. thank you for all the help! Excellent website

    X Wan
  3. A well structured course that was good for preparing for all 3 exams.

    T Emery
  4. Great resource

    Melanie Parker
  5. the speed of the course was a little slow but did explain everything clearly and made preparing for the exam easier

    Laura Edwards
  6. Videos a bit slow for me but found the setting to speed them up which made it a lot more productive. Questions and content useful.

    Kay Ellis
  7. Not as good as their maths course but worth having to make sure you pass and avoid having to do resits.

    Alfie Baron
  8. Good and efficient service

    Maxine S
  9. Excellent!!!!!!!!!!!

    Rubena H
  10. Happy to recommend this course to others

    U Turner
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