Life in the Uk@ADAB

Ref: C3840359

This course is designed to prepare individuals to accomplish specific learning outcomes relating to 'life in the UK', helping them to complete the test that will grant them the ability to become British Citizens.

Course aim

To give learners the knowledge and confidence to take the ‘life in the UK’ test.

Who is the course for?

Every individual who is seeking to complete the 'life in the UK' test.

What topics will this course cover

The course will cover a variety of topics relating to life in the UK, the society that we live in, and how the UK at present is governed. It will also help to prepare and give the necessary skills towards the actual completion of the test.

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. Understand Health and Safety issues whilst using the ADAB centre and its facilities 2. Find and use printed and web-based resources to increase knowledge of the subject 3. Understand the culture and history of the UK pertinent to the test 4. Confidently use the IT equipment and online practise tests ( 5. Understand what is required to pass the test 6. Understand the costs and requirements of attaining British citizenship

How will I know I'm making progress?

Progression will be measured via the use of initial ongoing practical assessments and worksheets. There will also be ongoing peer and group assessments over the duration of the course.

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


Reading and information sources


What could the course lead to?

Taking the test and attaining British citizenship, ESOL E2 or E3/Literacy L1

Download full course outline

Life in the Uk@ADAB Course Outline


You can if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2016
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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