Course overview

This course will help you to develop your confidence and skills in speaking and listening in English and support your development onto further training. Learn how to communicate with others such as your child’s school, health care workers and others within the local communities. Build confidence in speaking to others by participating in classroom activities, developing friendships and new networking opportunities. We will look at every day situations and develop your communication skills in a friendly and welcoming environment. This course is funded by the West Midlands Combined Authority.

Course description

In this friendly and informal class, you will improve your English speaking and online communication skills. It is aimed at those whose second language is English have some basic spoken English. Please note that it is not aimed at complete beginners. 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.

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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