English For Parents

Ref: C3743650

The course will enable learners to reinforce as well as further develop their existing Esol skills .It will introduce how schools in UK works and cover key topic areas by raising awareness around them through reading , writing and speaking activities . It will provide the opportunity for learners to get confident with their existing level of Esol .

Course aim

To develop awareness of how schools in England work and how to become more involved in your children's schools . To develop understanding of key vocabulary , areas of work and structures used in a school environment .

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers

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

  • understand Schools structures in UK
  • list Key curriculum areas in schools and spell the common school vocabulary
  • write a brief note to school explaining absence
  • role play a parent teacher evening / intreaction

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

What else do I need to know?

  • All materials will be provided

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • IT will be great to share resources from your children 's school ,

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course

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English For Parents

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As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2018
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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