Adult Functional English

Study Area: 19+
Duration: Up To 1 Year
Attendance: Part Time

Course Overview

If you want to improve your English skills or start working towards a nationally recognised qualification, this is the course for you.

The course may be taken alongside other courses or as a preparation for a vocational course.

Study will cover reading, writing, speaking and listening and you will work to your own Individual Learning Plan at your own pace. The course delivers English skills in an adult context.

The Adult Functional English course covers everyday word skills like reading and understanding texts, such as forms, newspapers, applications, letters and other forms of written information. Some features of writing such as spelling, punctuation and grammar are also covered.

Tutors are highly qualified and experienced specialists who design your own Individual Learning Plan and use a variety of teaching techniques to suit your learning style.

The Certificate in Adult English course will give you: Pride in gaining a nationally recognised qualification, a qualification for your CV, job applications or college applications, Extra confidence, a sense of achievement, the ability to progress.

Start Date

Various Start Dates

Entry Requirements & Interview Process

An initial assessment will determine entry onto the right level course.

Additional Assessment for Learning will take place during the two week course induction to ensure that learners are on the correct level to suit their skills, ability and previous learning.

Progression

GCSE English, Vocational courses that require English skills.

Assessment Methods

Progress is monitored closely and assessed regularly through coursework and review of the Individual Learning Plan.

Learners will also complete practice assignments and the course is formally assessed by externally marked assignments for reading and writing at Levels 1 and 2 (online/paper-based) and by formal assignment at all 3 entry levels, L1 & L2 speaking and listening – which are all marked internally.

Course Fees

No fees

Adult Functional English

Study Area: 19+
Duration: Up To 1 Year
Attendance: Part Time
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