ESOL Entry 2 Writing

Ref: C3125105

This is an accredited Entry level 2 Writing course. Learners are encouraged and supported to develop and practise their Writing skills to achieve the desired accreditation. The course aims to create a sound basis for learners to feel comfortable in their learning. Sessions are designed to be contextual and interactive giving opportunity for individual and group learning. Learners are expected to work well independently and as part of a team.. Learners will be required to complete home work tasks and a mini writing project.

Course aim

The main purpose of this course is to develop existing English writing Skills to meet the Esol core curriculum at Entry level 2. Learners will aim to, Write to communicate information with some awareness of the intended audience. Learners will be introduced to formal and informal writing through, form filling, completing personal details, texts messages and letters. This is an accredited course and learners will take an exam towards the end of the course to assess their final learning progress.

Who is the course for?

Having Esol experience particularly in the Writing element at Entry level 1, is highly beneficial but not compulsory. Learners are required to have excellent attendance but any health issues or concerns can be discussed with the tutor at the initia

What topics will this course cover

The Topic of Me and My community will be used as a foundation for learning. Giving my personal information in formal situations, e.g. Job Centre, doctor, child’s teacher - Completing different types of forms - Read and write different types of text including messages, forms, formal and informal letters and emails. - Learning different spelling strategies to help improve writing skills - Construct simple and compound sentences - Use punctuation correctly in sentences - Suitable vocabulary will be included for job seekers

What will it be like?

WEA classes are friendly and supportive. You will be encouraged to work together with your fellow students and tutor. You will be asked to share your ideas and views in the class and work with the group to give and accept feedback in a supportive environment. The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you to be actively involved in your learning. You may be asked to undertake work to support your course outside of your class.

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

Ws/E2.1 construct simple and compound sentences using common conjunctions to connect two clauses, e.g. as,and, but Ws/E2.2 use adjectives Ws/E2.3 use punctuation correctly, e.g. capital letters, full stops and question marks Ws/E2.4 use a capital letter for proper nouns

How will I know I'm making progress?

Students will be given regular feed back both written and verbally. Formal and informal reviews will take place. Learners are encouraged to keep a learning log to monitor any issues that they may have. All tasks will be assessed and reviewed each learner will have an Individual learning plan and a progress review sheet which will monitor personal learning targets.

What else do I need to know, do or bring?

Writing material is essential, learners would be expected to have a dictionary.

Reading and information sources

Its a good idea to come with some back ground knowledge Of the city and guilds website.

What could the course lead to?

Completing all Entry 2 elements and developing to Entry 3.

Download full course outline

ESOL Entry 2 Writing Course Outline


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  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2016
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