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Beginners Spanish (2) - Online with Lidia Morejudo Salor View details

This course is fully online accessing the course through Canvas our virtual learning environment and zoom a video conferencing software. You will need, reliable internet connection and internet-linked device with camera and microphone. We will email you links to canvas, please accept these to access the course, the sender will show as “instructure”. This is a Spanish course for beginners, suitable for learners who took the beginners Spanish course in summer or those with some basic understanding who wish to refresh their knowledge. In this introductory course students will learn the basic building blocks of the language and how to use it in basic conversations.

Reading Paintings: Post Impressionists Part 1 - Online with Dr Allan Phillipson View details

This course is fully online accessing the course through Canvas our virtual learning environment and zoom a video conferencing software. You will need, reliable internet connection and internet-linked device with camera and microphone. We will email you links to canvas, please accept these to access the course, the sender will show as “instructure”. From Cézanne to Matisse, this course explores the development of Post-Impressionism. Our main focus will be the life and career of Gauguin, assessing his friendship with Van Gogh, his experiments in Brittany, and his tragic end in the South Pacific. This case study includes W. Somerset Maugham’s fictional version of Gauguin in “The Moon and Sixpence”, memorably filmed with George Sanders.

Trip Around the World: A Musical Exploration 1 View details

Explore a range of musical traditions from around the world: In this first edition, the focus is musical styles originating from South America, the Caribbean and Africa. Listening out for characteristic features, discovering the influential musicians and the cultural settings where they are produced.

Basic Sewing Machine Skills part 1 - Online with Kate Gwynne View details

This course is fully online accessing the course through Canvas our virtual learning environment and zoom a video conferencing software. You will need, reliable internet connection and internet-linked device with camera and microphone. We will email you links to canvas, please accept these to access the course, the sender will show as “instructure”. Whether you are interested in dressmaking, sewing, home furnishings or any other type of textiles, this basic sewing skills course will be a good foundation for you.Part one of this course will take you from threading your sewing machine and understanding its functions to learning how to insert a zipper and give you a good understanding of different fibres and fabrics .

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Entry 3 Speaking and Listening View details

Before you can join this course, you will need to talk to a member of staff and do an initial assessment to make sure the course is right for you. For more information and to book an appointment please call 0300 303 3464. Using everyday situations, we will practice giving short explanations and descriptions in a range of tenses. We will look at when and where formal language is needed in some common situations (e.g. work, education). We will practice ways to listen for and identify new and relevant information in a range of instructions, discussions and presentations. We will also look at how body language, facial expressions, and gestures can help explain how we feel, and help us understand how others feel, too.

Italian Cuisine (English speaking) View details

With one eye always focused on a healthy and varied diet (and the other focused on the budget!), we will take a journey through the Italian home cooking tradition. Every lesson you will learn how to cook a new Italian dish, following step by step instruction from our expert Italian tutor. You will gain the skills, knowledge and confidence to cook Italian food, but the course will also provide you with the inspiration to develop your own ideas and to transfer these skills to other exciting recipes. At the end of the course you will be able to organize a real Italian dinner experience, from the starter to the dessert, to impress your friend's and family's palate.

Spanish for Beginners View details

You will learn how to communicate in everyday situations, including introducing yourself, saying where you are from, introducing others, ordering, accepting and refusing drinks, getting directions, and learning numbers. The main aim is communication, and grammar is introduced as an aid to further understanding and using the language. This is the first of three terms, and you will be able to continue on to terms 2 and 3 if you wish to.

Understanding the Role of a Community Interpreter View details

Before you can do this course, you will need to talk to a member of staff and do a short activity to make sure the course is right for you. For more information and to book an appointment please call 0300 303 3464. In this course you will learn about the roles and responsibilities of a community interpreter and the settings in which they work. You will also discuss the differences in public service provision between the UK and another country and learn about the dynamics of communities regarding access to public services. You will develop your knowledge of public service terminology and language difficulties which may arise in community interpreting situations.

ESOL Entry 1 & 2 Initial Assessment View details

Students wishing to join an EME course need to complete an initial assessment before they start. The initial assessment event is designed to test students’ current skills. During initial assessment, students will work with WEA staff to agree the current level that they are working at and discuss the best course for them to develop their skills.

Everyday English for Life and work View details

This course aims to develop spoken and written English. Students will develop reading skills and improve their understanding of English. The course will encourage discussions and help improve confidence when speaking English. It will focus upon everyday topics used in daily life and workplace.