Computing for ESOL

Learn how to use a PC at Portslade Adult Learning

These intensive courses are for non-native speakers of English.  You will also get help to improve your English language skills so you can develop your computing skills fully.

START DATE AND TIME:
Mon, 14th January 2019
1745 - 1845
DURATION:
10 Weeks
Code:
CL023
Full fee:
£105
Concessionary fee:*
£90

TUTOR:

Kevin Halsall

Address

Portslade Sports Centre, Chalky Road
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These intensive courses are for non-native speakers of English. You will also get help to improve your English language skills so you can develop your computing skills fully.

COURSE CONTENT

  • Word processing (MS Word).
  • Entering data in spreadsheets.
  • Making calculations in spreadsheets.
  • Create a simple presentation with PowerPoint.
  • Working online 'in the cloud'.
  • 5 weeks of project time to develop your IT skills.

COURSE AIMS/OBJECTIVES

  • Find your way around the computer with confidence!
  • Create a document in Microsoft Word.
  • Use spreadsheets to enter data and make calculations.
  • Create a simple presentation with PowerPoint.
  • Use online tools to create documents and spreadsheets.
  • Work on and complete an IT project of your choice.

TEACHING AND LEARNING METHODS

  • Each stage will have a tutor demonstration followed by practical tasks to be carried out.
  • One-to-one help and handouts will be provided.
  • A variety of online resources will be used.
  • Project time to consolidate and extend skills.


COURSE LEVEL/ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

You can study this if:

you are enrolled on E3, L1 or L2 class.

Have passed E2 (or above) Reading, Writing and Speaking and Listening.


HOW PROGRESS IS CHECKED DURING COURSE

Each practical task will be checked and understanding will be checked during individual discussion with learners.


EXTRA STUDY OR PRACTICE REQUIRED AT HOME

None required, but it is good to practice what you have learnt!


MATERIALS YOU WILL NEED TO BRING TO THE COURSE

  • A pen and paper for taking notes.
  • You will need online access to your email account.


WHAT CAN I DO NEXT?

A variety of IT courses are available in Adult Learning.

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