Course overview

This course focuses on bolstering confidence through practical language skills necessary for daily interactions. Participants will engage in conversations relevant to various aspects of everyday life. The course aims to empower learners from diverse backgrounds, including those facing socio-economic challenges. Through targeted language instruction and confidence-building exercises, learners will begin to develop essential linguistic abilities vital for active participation in their communities. This short course will cover a range of learning opportunities enabling students to further develop skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking through focus on various elements of grammar and vocabulary. Confidence in English is a taster course tailored for learners thinking about working towards accredited ESOL. 

Course description

The aim of the course is to improve the English language skills of learners with low levels of English, enabling them to get more involved in their community, access services and understand opportunities available to them.

While motivations and purposes for learning vary according to the individual, the course aims to motivate learners to pursue further language study by providing a positive and engaging learning experience and helping learners to acquire some basic practical language skills that they can use in everyday situations, such as introducing themselves, asking for directions, or making simple requests.

Our course is tailored to the needs of learners with low levels of English proficiency. The five modules are designed to give a taster of language learning and build confidence in everyday interactions in English by allowing learners to practice English in a supportive and structured environment.

The course will also give learners a taste of what to expect in a full ESOL course, including teaching methods, classroom environment, and learning materials as well as offering an opportunity to meet other learners, which can lead to forming study groups or making new friends with similar learning goals.

The following topics will be covered in accessible, bitesize sections with full support from a friendly tutor: friends and family, food and shopping, the local area and life in the UK. Guidance on further learning opportunities will also be given.

What financial support is available?

We don't want anything to stand in your way when it comes to bringing Adult learning within reach so if you need anything to support you to achieve your goals then speak to one of our education experts during your enrolment journey. Most of our courses are government funded but if you don't qualify or need.

What other support is available?

All of our digital content, teaching and learning activities and assessments are designed to be accessible so if you need any additional support you can discuss this with the education experts during your enrolment journey and we will do all we can to make sure you have optimal access.

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