English Foundation Skills Level 1/2

English GCSE courses at Portslade Adult Learning

This course is designed to help you to develop your English skills and apply them to real life situations. This is the ideal course to do before progressing to higher level Functional Skills qualifications, or another course that requires a good level of English.

START DATE AND TIME:
Thu, 6th June 2019
0930-1230
DURATION:
7 Weeks
Code:
FE031
Full fee:
£0.0
Concessionary fee:*
£0.0

TUTOR:

Caroline Ellis

Address

TBC

This course is designed to help you to develop your English skills and apply them to real life situations. This is the ideal course to do before progressing to higher level Functional Skills qualifications, or another course that requires a good level of English.

COURSE AIMS/OBJECTIVES

  • This course aims to develop learners’ skills in reading, writing, speaking and listening in English to improve their employability.
  • Complete a CV and job applications in a career area of your choice.
  • Develop spelling, grammar and punctuation in English in to be able to write more effectively.
  • Discuss and present ideas while working with others.
  • Develop research skills using online resources
  • Read for better understanding and to develop vocabulary.
  • COURSE CONTENT

    Course includes spelling, grammar and punctuation to aid more effective writing of documents, particularly relating to employment. Development of IT skills to access online resources purposefully and to complete a research project.

    Reading a whole book of your choice for discussion.

    Using resources on our online Moodle site for self-development


    TEACHING AND LEARNING METHODS

    Teaching will include whole class teaching and individual learning. The use of computers will be integral to the course, but learners will also complete worksheets and handwritten tasks. Pair work and group work, as well as individual activities, will form part of the class, with a focus on working with others as preparation for employment.


    COURSE LEVEL/ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

    Minimum Functional Skills English at Entry 3 or GCSE English Language at Grade E or ESOL Level 1 or by college based assessment.


    HOW PROGRESS IS CHECKED DURING COURSE

    A portfolio of coursework will be completed and learning will also be checked during the class. Learners will also complete one to one tutorials with the tutor to discuss progress.


    EXTRA STUDY OR PRACTICE REQUIRED AT HOME

    Learners will need to read independently, and completion of coursework tasks will be required at home, which may require the use of a computer and printer. Those learners without their own computer may access college courses at set times.


    MATERIALS YOU WILL NEED TO BRING TO THE COURSE

    Pens, pencils, A4 lined paper, highlighter pens, English dictionary, small notebook for vocabulary. A textbook for Functional Skills will need to be purchased. A fiction or non-fiction book of your choice to read.


    WHAT CAN I DO NEXT?

    Successful learners will progress onto Functional Skills English programmes, which can also lead onto GCSE English Language.

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    English GCSE at Portslade Adult Learning

    This course is designed to help you to develop your English skills in order to achieve a Functional Skills qualification at Entry 3 or Level 1. These qualifications are needed for many jobs, apprenticeships and university courses. You will study modules in reading, writing and speaking and listening and you will take formal assessments in all 3 components. This is an ideal course to do before progressing on to higher levels of Functional Skills.  Entry requirements: completion of Foundation Skills English or by college based assessment.  

    START DATE AND TIME:
    Wed, 26th September 2018
    1000 - 1200
    DURATION:
    10 Weeks
    Code:
    FE032
    Full fee:
    £0.0
    Concessionary fee:*
    £0.0

    TUTOR:

    Caroline Ellis

    Address

    TBC

    This course is designed to help you to develop your English skills in order to achieve a Functional Skills qualification at Entry 3 or Level 1. These qualifications are needed for many jobs, apprenticeships and university courses. You will study modules in reading, writing and speaking and listening and you will take formal assessments in all 3 components. This is an ideal course to do before progressing on to higher levels of Functional Skills. Entry requirements: completion of Foundation Skills English or by college based assessment.

    COURSE AIMS/OBJECTIVES

  • This course aims to develop learners’ skills in reading, writing, speaking and listening in English to improve their employability
  • Complete documents relating to job applications
  • Develop spelling, grammar and punctuation in English to write more effectively
  • Discuss ideas while working with others
  • Develop writing using a computer
  • Read for better understanding and to improve vocabulary
  • COURSE CONTENT

    Course includes spelling, grammar and punctuation to aid more effective writing of documents, particularly relating to employment.

    Development of IT skills to write emails and use websites.

    Reading a variety of texts for comprehension.

    Using resources on our online Moodle site for self-development


    TEACHING AND LEARNING METHODS

    Teaching will include whole class teaching and individual learning. The use of computers will be integral to the course, but learners will also complete worksheets and handwritten tasks. Pair work and group work, as well as individual activities, will form part of the class, with a focus on working with others as preparation for employment


    COURSE LEVEL/ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

    Minimum Functional Skills English at Entry 2 or by college-based assessment achieving Entry 2 or above. Non native speakers of English should complete ESOL Level 1 first.


    HOW PROGRESS IS CHECKED DURING COURSE

    A portfolio of coursework will be completed and learning will also be checked during the class. Learners will also complete one to one tutorials with the tutor to discuss progress.


    EXTRA STUDY OR PRACTICE REQUIRED AT HOME

    Learners will need to read independently, and completion of coursework tasks will be required at home, which may require the use of a computer and printer. Those learners without their own computer may access college computers at set times.


    MATERIALS YOU WILL NEED TO BRING TO THE COURSE

    Pens, pencils, A4 lined paper, highlighter pens, English dictionary, small notebook for vocabulary.


    WHAT CAN I DO NEXT?

    Successful learners will progress onto higher level Functional Skills English programmes.

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    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

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