Course overview

Do you want to improve your English speaking skills? 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 but you have some speaking skills already and become more confident to speak to people, this course will help you to improve 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. 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 who already 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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