ESOL

In Leicester

Free

Description

  • Typology

    Vocational qualification Entry level

  • Location

    Leicester

  • Duration

    1 Year

Description

Course outline
• The course offers you the opportunity to improve your reading, writing and verbal communication skills. You will look at lots of different types of texts, for example newspapers, timetables and leaflets.
• The course is designed to develop your ability to understand and use effective English in your everyday life and to support the development of your English skills to benefit your other subjects.
• You will be given a short assessment at the start of the course to determine your level and to ensure that you have the opportunity to work with people at the same level as you.

Facilities

Location

Starts

Leicester (Leicestershire)
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Regent Road, LE1 7LW

Starts

On request

To take into account

Your level will be determined by an interview and written test

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Subjects

  • English
  • English Language
  • Literacy

Teachers and trainers (1)

Regent College

Regent College

Teacher

Course programme

Course outline
• The course offers you the opportunity to improve your reading, writing and verbal communication skills. You will look at lots of different types of texts, for example newspapers, timetables and leaflets.
• The course is designed to develop your ability to understand and use effective English in your everyday life and to support the development of your English skills to benefit your other subjects.
• You will be given a short assessment at the start of the course to determine your level and to ensure that you have the opportunity to work with people at the same level as you.

Teaching styles
A combination of individual work, group work, class discussions, ICT sessions and individual research sessions.
You are encouraged to work together to solve problems.

Assessment
• Assessment is by formal exams; reading, writing, speaking and listening (group discussions & presentations).
• You will be given lots of chances to practise for the formal exams as well as the chance to complete a range of work to further develop your skills.

Key features
Functional Skills will allow you to use literacy skills practically. This includes employment, leisure, understanding British culture and

reading for pleasure. (Students take part in a Six Book Challenge).

You will be encouraged to develop your confidence and problem solving skills whilst working together with other students.

Subject combinations
Functional skills entry students will also undertake maths and ICT qualifications.

Resources and facilities
Resources include using ICT facilities, library (LRC) sessions and outside speakers. Weekly reading sessions, workshops, Learning Support and individual help from tutors are all offered.

Progression
Progression is student-led. It is possible to pass more than one level in a year. Students go on to study GCSE English.

Entry requirements
Your level will be determined by an interview and written test

ESOL

Free