Course overview

This course is for adult learners whose first language is not English. It is an ESOL course for learners who have a basic knowledge of English, around Entry 1 level. On this course you will practise and build on all skills of English, including reading, listening and speaking, with a focus on language needed in daily life in the UK. Before you can enrol on this course, you’ll do a skills check, to make sure you get on the right course for your level. Please note that you’ll need an internet connection to study this course so you can access our digital learning platform, Canvas.

Course description

Before you can enrol on this course, you’ll do a skills check. This is for us to make sure you get on the right course for your level.

Please note that you’ll need an internet connection to study this English course in Creative Writing. This is so you can access our digital learning platform, Canvas. We use Canvas for homework, and also for tasks and activities in the classroom. You will need to use your phone in class to work on Canvas, and you should also bring a notebook and pen or pencil.

This is an English course for adults. You will develop your English language skills which should already be around Entry 1 level.

There are 5 learning outcomes on this course. You will need to achieve these outcomes in order to pass the course. You are expected to attend the classes regularly and be punctual. You are expected to participate in class and complete any homework given by the tutor.

On this course you will learn to:

• read and understand everyday texts eg timetables, instructions, articles

• speak and understand everyday conversations

• increase your range of vocabulary

• write to complete forms

• write simple sentences with accurate grammar

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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