What is the course about?
This course is appropriate if you can already communicate effectively and fluently in a range of everyday situations, such as taking part in a discussion and writing a letter. The course covers all the language skills, and grammar is included as an integral part.
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. Before you can enrol, you will need to have an interview with one of our initial assessors to make sure the course is suitable for you. If you already study with us, your current tutor can help you to enrol.
What topics does the course cover?
Achieve a level of attainment in English which is appropriate to your needs. Use language confidently at a level to function in school or college, at work or in society in general. Engage in learning which is relevant to you and will provide opportunities to develop a range of skills and techniques, personal skills and attributes essential for successful performance in working life. Achieve nationally recognised qualifications.
How will I be taught and assessed?
The course is mainly online. You will be expected to do homework regularly and will make use of our Virtual Learning Environment (Teams). When you are ready, you will take Skills for Life exams in speaking and listening.
Are there any other costs or equipment I need to get?
You will need access to a computer and some IT skills. Pens, pencils and writing paper. A folder to keep all your course materials. An English dictionary - your teacher can give advice and suggestions.
By the end of the course what should I be able to do?
This course will give you the opportunity to focus on improving the skills you need most support with. Your teacher will help you identify areas to work on and will develop a learning plan appropriate for you.
What are the progression opportunities following this course?
ESOL Upper Intermediate Speaking and Listening, Reading or Writing.