Developing Everyday Skills

Ref: C2523970

The course is structured to meet the needs of the students. it aims to develop their existing skills and to improve their confidence using these skills through practical activities used on a daily basis. it will involve speaking and listening skills, promoting conversations and discussions. It will develop reading and writing skills. It will involve money - budgeting skills, understanding the metric system and simple fractions and percentages.

Course aim

To develop student's confidence using English and maths in their day to day life and to enhance their existing skills

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is for beginners

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

  • Feel confident engaging in conversation with others and join in discussions
  • Feel confident using the written word - write in clear legible text
  • Feel more confident using money and able to budget finances
  • Feel more confident using the metric system
  • Use a dictionary to improve spellings and understand the meaning of words

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • A file of work will be kept which will help to record your progress

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed
  • All materials will be provided

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Progress to a course with another provider
  • Become involved with the WEA in a range of voluntary work and other activities including campaigning as a WEA member
  • Become involved as a volunteer for a WEA partner or another organisation

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Developing Everyday Skills

Conditions

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 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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