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Everyday English for Health and Social Care and Education Support 2

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Having good English skills is important in everyday life. In fact, being able to communicate effectively can improve your career prospects or if you decide to continue your studies. This free course, adapted for the health, social care and education sector, is an introduction to Level 2 Functional Skills in English with tips and techniques to help you communicate more effectively in everyday life.

Working through the examples and interactive activities in this course will help you to understand the different ways in which we communicate and how to use simple techniques to improve your self-confidence in taking part in discussions or writing letters or emails.

Earn this free Open University digital badge if you complete this course! The badge can be displayed, shared and downloaded as a marker of your achievement. The badge is awarded for completing the course and passing the quizzes.

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