Get Ready for ESOL Entry 2/3
The course is an interactive course where learners will develop their skills through participating in classroom discussions and reading and writing about a variety of texts. The learners are required to use the opportunities of participation to gain maximum advantage. Learners will develop : 1. knowledge about different kinds of chosen topics , 2. comparison of texts 3. reading and comprehending a variety of texts related to different topics , 4. expressing viewpoints about different modes of transport 5. developing grammar points
Additional information about this course
This is a course to prepare for accredited Entry 2 and Entry 3 ESOL courses
The course will enable learners to reinforce and further develop their existing skills. It will provide a continuation of the existing course, where learners can further enhance their skills. It will introduce new topics and develop interest and awareness around it through a variety of reading, writing and speaking activities. It will provide a link between subjects prior to students moving on to an accredited course.
Who is the course for?
An intial assessment at the appropriate level (either Entry Level 2, or Entry Level 3. If students have taken exams in the previous term, they will need to bring the evidence by providing their certificates.
What topics will this course cover
The topics will be current and agreed through mutual discussion. The classroom sessions involve discussions and expressing viewpoints. Learners are encouraged to research , read and write about a variety of current themes The course is an interactive course where learners will be developing their skills through participating in classroom discussions and reading and writing about a variety of texts.
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:
1.Identify 5 main points of a short texts 2. Use 3 language features to identify meaning of a given text . 3. Participate in class room discussions, expressing personal opinions in a clear and concise manner, using appropriate tenses. 4. Identify the meaning of 7 new words and phrases in a short text. 5. Understand and apply two language techniques , such as using punctuation correctly, using paragraphs, etc, to develop their writing skills
How will I know I'm making progress?
Learners are informed of their progress through regular classroom feedback. Written tasks are marked and discussed at regular intervals. Speaking and listening feedback is given in the class through peer feedback and teacher feedback . Spellings of new words are learnt through dictation and sentence formation exercises
What else do I need to know, do or bring?
Folder Notebook Pencil/Pens Dictionary
Reading and information sources
As part of learning plans, students are encouraged to read a variety of texts, such as newspapers, leaflets and website articles, which will be discussed as a class activity, to widen reading and comprehension skills.
What could the course lead to?
The course can lead on to further courses and possible exams. This will be based on progress in the term .
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