Communication Matters

Ref: C3125524

Communication really does matter! Each week we will use our reading, writing and speaking and listening skills to explore a variety of topics, for example: - What's in the news nationally and locally? How does this effect me? - Your community. What are your priorities? What matters to you? - Appropriate or inappropriate language? Does it matter? - What's junk mail? How do I deal with it? - Supermarket offers - Am I paying too much? We will also share the enjoyment of reading as a group with a short play or book. If you want to get out and communicate each week, come and join us!

Course aim

To provide the opportunity to improve communication skills.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for improvers
  • 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

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

  • communicate my thoughts through active participation in small group discussion.
  • access information about local activities in my community.
  • read a book/play as part of a group.

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
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • You will be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

Download full course outline

Communication Matters Course Outline

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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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