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Literacy for QTLS

Achieving the Minimum Core, 1st Edition

By Julia Hickey


242 pages

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Literacy for QTLS is written specifically with the needs of all those training to teach or currently working in the lifelong learning sector in mind. This highly practical and easy-to-use text will help you identify your areas of strength and weakness, develop your knowledge and skills in order to pass the national literacy test and adopt strategies that you can use to support the language and literacy skills of your own learners.

Packed with test-your-knowledge questions, examples and recommendations for best practice, this book, closely linked to the QTLS standards, is essential reading for all those needing to ensure that their level of literacy and language is in line with the minimum core requirements.The text is accompanied by a Companion Website at, providing an electronic version of the self-audit sections, downloadable templates and additional resources.

Table of Contents

1 The scale of the need

2 Skills audit

3 Reading

4 Writing

5 Grammar

6 Punctuation

7 Spelling

8 Speaking and listening

9 Non-verbal communication

10 Factors affecting the acquisition and development of language and literacy

11 Specific learning difficulties and disabilities

12 World English and multilingualism

13 Skills auditing vocational and academic subjects

14 Adult literacy core curriculum

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