I can do English - Reading between the lines

Ref: C2346062

Do you wish to improve your writing and reading skills for work and life? This online course will give you the opportunity to build on your current reading skills and knowledge, and identify what helps people to understand written texts. You will be given tasks to complete throughout the course, where your tutor will give advice and feedback throughout.

Course aim

The aim of this course is to support you with reading documents, and understanding the meaning of the text. This will be beneficial for work and in your personal life.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners

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

  • Identify the purpose of at least 3 different texts.
  • Identify important information in at least 3 different texts.
  • Name at least 4 language features in at least 3 different texts.
  • State the effect each identified language feature has on the reader, on at least 3 different occasions.
  • From reading at least 3 texts, identify and explain implicit and explicit wording.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

This is an online course therefore you will need use of a laptop with zoom, together with access to WEA's Canvas to use the resources during each session. Ideally you need to be able to use Word.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

View full course information sheet

I can do English - Reading between the lines

Enrolment Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • 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 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • 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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