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 www.pearsoned.co.uk/hickey, providing an electronic version of the self-audit sections, downloadable templates and additional resources.
1 The scale of the need
2 Skills audit
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