Course overview

Do you want to start learning English? Do you lack confidence when speaking in everyday situations like at the doctor’s, at your child’s school, out shopping or on public transport? If English is not your first language and you want to learn at a beginner level and become more confident to speak to people, this course will get you started with some of the words and phrases needed to communicate in everyday situations. It will also give you confidence with some basic digital communication skills. In addition, we will help you to practise giving your own information and filling in forms accurately.

Course description

In this friendly and informal class, you will improve your English speaking and online communication skills. It is aimed at beginners or those with very little English. You will practise English speaking for everyday situations like health, travel, work, education and shopping. It will improve your confidence to tackle situations by yourself and help you to become more independent. You will learn some of the words and phrases often needed in everyday life. You will also practise writing in English so that you can fill in forms and give your own personal information accurately. It will also get you started with some basic digital skills for communicating online. The tutor will help you to access learning activities in class and online and you will be able to work with others to practise your conversation skills.

After this course, you can go on to study English reading, writing, speaking & listening in a class that’s the right level for you. You can study for formal qualifications in English. You can also move on to a digital skills or a maths course.

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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