Everyday English for Health and Social Care and Education Support 2
Everyday English for Health and Social Care and Education Support 2

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Everyday English for Health and Social Care and Education Support 2

2 Spelling, sentences and paragraphs

Figure 8 Spelling, sentences and paragraphs

In the Functional Skills English Level 2 writing assessment, you gain marks for the correct use of spelling, punctuation and grammar, and for using a range of sentence structures, including complex sentences, and paragraphs to organise written communication effectively.

From complex sentences to semi-colons and synonyms, even the most experienced of writers can find spelling, punctuation and grammar tricky. However, ensuring that your writing is clear and accurate can make you appear more professional and get your message heard. In this section you look at how to improve your spelling and at creating sentences and paragraphs, which will help you to write with good punctuation and grammar. Employers are more likely to employ candidates who have good written communication skills. Improving your spelling, punctuation and grammar is a wise investment of your time and will set you ahead of the crowd!

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