Taster: Maths and English

Ref: C2226644

This course is to give you a taste of what it’s like to learn Maths and English with the WEA. All our teaching is relevant, stimulating and geared to the level you need right now. We hope it will stimulate you to enrol on a full course. You can then choose Maths and/or English. The full course will help you improve the skills that make it easier to find work.

Course aim

The aim of this course is 1) show you a few handy tips on how to improve your English and your Maths 2) show you the sort of fun and relevant teaching we can offer 3) introduce you to the friendly, experienced tutors ready to help you.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Learn some fun tips to improve your English.
  • Learn some fun tips to improve your Maths.
  • Feel more confident that you can improve your English and Maths skills.
  • Feel more comfortable with the idea of learning as an adult.

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning

What else do I need to know?

  • Please bring a pad of paper and a pen.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course

Download full course information sheet

Taster: Maths and English


As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2018
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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