Adult English: Entry Level, Level 1 & Level 2
Need to improve your English? Would you like to be able to help your kids with their homework? Need Level 2 English as an entry requirement for further studies or QTLS? Do you just want to Brush Up your skills? This course develops your comprehension, spelling and writing skills to improve your job prospects and prepare you for further study.
Note: To book onto this course, please ring Enquiries & Guidance on 01234 291000 to book an assessment.
You do not need any qualifications to start this course; however you must be 19 or over, a UK/EEA citizen and have a minimum Level 1 ability in spoken English. You will be asked to attend a short informal interview and undertake a free assessment before your course starts to help determine your existing skill level.
During the course you will cover topics including:
- Sounds-Write - Phonics For Adult Learners.
The phonics programme Sounds-Write is incorporated into Entry level classes to help learners improve their basic literacy skills. Research has shown that synthetic phonics is the most effective way to teach reading. It is an effective tool to use with adult learners who struggle with reading and spelling.
Depending upon the level at which you study, you will be entered for a City & Guilds Functional Skills qualification, available from Entry Level 1 to Level 2.
Further study and career options
This course leads to a nationally-recognised qualification which may help you to gain employment or access further learning programmes.
You can enrol in either September or January and will need to attend College for a minimum of two hours per week during the morning, afternoon or evening. Initial assessments (placement interviews) take place throughout the year.
You will need to pay a £20 resources fee to enrol on the course.