English, Languages and Communication

ESOL Qualification Level 1 - Writing (Evening) Stratford

11 Weeks , Evening , Stratford Campus
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Is the Course for me?

This course is for students whose English is already at Entry 3. It is designed for those who would like to learn and develop their English Language skills at Level 1.

What is involved?

The lessons are student centered. You will learn in a variety of ways. There will be tasks, independent study, group discussions, presentations, evaluation of your work etc. Your progress will be reviewed by your tutor. You will be learning English but at the same time you will be improving your IT skills. By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • summarise information from different spoken or written sources; reconstructing arguments and accounts in a coherent presentation;
  • express yourself spontaneously, fluently and precisely, differentiating finer details, in even more complex situations
  • use a good range of idiomatic expressions and colloquialisms
  • maintain constant grammatical control
  • interact with ease and skill, with natural referencing, turn-taking, etc
  • use a full variety of organisational patterns and cohesive devices
Your teacher will mark your work and make comments on the work you have done. Your teacher will talk to you about your learning goals and will set targets for you to achieve throughout the duration of the course. Your teacher will monitor your progress and discuss methods for achieving your targets. You will also sit an end of term assessment

Progression

You will be able to progress to vocational courses in subjects such as Business, Health and Social Care, Hairdressing etc. You will need to complete a short assessment in order to ensure that the course is suitable for you.

Course Requirements

Once we have received your application you will be invited to the college for an ESOL assessment workshop. All applicants must attend the workshop and will need to complete an initial assessment test.