What is the course about?
This course is suitable if you already speak and write everyday English. It covers the four language skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking. Grammar is included as an integral part of the course.
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 an entry level 2 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 will help you 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 a nationally recognised qualification
How will I be taught and assessed?
The course is classroom based and you will work individually, in pairs and small groups as appropriate. You will be expected to do homework regularly and will make use of our Virtual Learning Environment (e-zone). You will produce a portfolio of your work.
Are there any other costs or equipment I need to get?
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?
You will be able to listen and respond to spoken language, including straightforward information, short narratives, explanations and instructions. You will speak to communicate information, feelings and opinions on familiar topics and engage in discussion with one or more people in a familiar situation to establish shared understanding about familiar topics. You will improve your abililty to read and understand short, straightforward texts on familiar topics and to read and obtain information from short documents, familiar sources, signs and symbols. You will be able to write to communicate information with some awareness of the intended audience.
What are the progression opportunities following this course?
ESOL Intermediate. Your teacher will help you find the best class for your needs.