This book is a guide for all teachers in the FE and Skills Sector, regardless of their discipline. It explores how FE teachers can address the mathematics and English needs of all learners, to redress the skills gap that is a current focus. The text explores what works in the sector, examining the barriers to learning and how all learners can be included. It takes a focused look at what works for the vocational learners who have not succeeded in a school setting, and supports you to tackle the problems of low motivation in learners.

Strategies for Embedding — English

Strategies for embedding — english

This Chapter

This chapter explores strategies for embedding English within a variety of subject areas. As with the chapter on embedding maths, the focus is on the functional aspects of English. Thus, the areas and levels looked at mirror the current functional skills criteria.

This chapter will cover:

  • Level 1. Speaking, listening and communication.
  • Level 1. Reading.
  • Level 1. Writing.
  • Level 2. Speaking, listening and communication.
  • Storytelling.
  • Level 2. Reading.
  • Level 2. Writing.
  • Justifying your embedding.
  • Professionalism.
  • Interdisciplinary working.

Level 1. Speaking, Listening and Communication

Take full part in formal and informal discussions and exchanges that include unfamiliar subjects

  • a) Make relevant and extended contributions to discussions, allowing for and responding to others' input.
  • b) Prepare for and contribute to the formal discussion of ideas and opinions.
  • c) Make different kinds ...
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