What is the course about?
If you struggle to commit the time to attend any of our centres due to work and family commitments, you can now complete the level 1 course from the comfort of your own home. During this program of study you will improve your skills in reading, writing and speaking and listening.
Is a pre-enrolment interview or assessment required for this course?
Yes, please contact our customer services before enrolling.
What level is the course and do I require particular skills, experience or prior qualifications?
This is a level 1 course and is not suitable for non English speakers that have not completed an ESOL course at level 2 or above. Before you can enrol, you will need to attend a short interview and complete an assessment at one of our centres to ensure that the level is right for you.
What topics does the course cover?
The course includes the following topics: learning the difference between formal and informal language, reading and understanding information presented in different text types (newspapers, official documents, magazines, etc.), identifying the main points
How will I be taught and assessed?
Accessed wholly on-line you will be allocated a support tutor who will stay in contact by email, social media and skype. We expect you to carryout at least 40 - 60 hours of self directed study using a dedicated online system. All exams will be taken at our Westminster Centre
Are there any other costs or equipment I need to get?
The course is free but you will be expected to supply your own additional resources. Access to a PC, laptop or compatible tablet with internet is essential.
By the end of the course what should I be able to do?
At the end of the course you take exams at Level 1 in two of the three areas covered (reading and writing) and complete a marked assessment in communications (speaking and listening). You will also have further improved your general English reading, writing
What are the progression opportunities following this course?
Level 2 English