Course overview

This short course is designed for learners currently studying ESOL who want to learn more about the language and skills that will help you manage your money, make good shopping decisions, and understand budgeting. The course will look at the principles of managing money in everyday situations like comparing prices on the high street, working out the best deal for transport to get to work or learning, or the cost of cooking a meal. This course will take place at Crawley Library, Southgate Avenue, Town Centre, Crawley RH10 6HG. This course is supported by the Government-funded Multiply programme and is free to learners that are aged 19 or above, who live in a West Sussex postcode.

Course description

This course is an introduction for ESOL learners to the skills and language of using money, budgeting, and understanding bills and other information about money.

You will learn the language and communication skills needed to understand what you are spending and to explain what how you want to use your money. You will also learn the skills and language needed to understand, discuss, and explain:

• Money and budgeting

• Day-to-day practical situations like shopping, travel, and planning meals

• Bills and other documents about money

• Common everyday skills like measuring, weighing, and estimating, and

• How to make your money stretch a little bit further!

You will be helped to talk about different strategies and ideas about how to spend, save, and budget and learn from others.

Supported by a dedicated tutor and working in a small group of learners, this short two-lesson course is ideal for anyone currently studying ESOL who wants to increase their skills, knowledge, confidence, and ability to understand and explain how they want to use their money.

This course can lead to a longer budgeting course to take your understanding further.

This course is supported by the Government-funded Multiply programme and is free to learners that are aged 19 or above, who live in a West Sussex postcode.

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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