Me & My Community

Ref: C3842719

This is a 2 hour introduction session to a 12 week course, where you will learn about the community in which you live, UK geography, the health system, shopping, transport and much more. This taster session will give a flavour of the full course, covering how it will help those that are new to the UK to integrate and become model citizens, improve their English Language Skills and vocabulary through learning activities and techniques to achieve positive results. Further to this, it will look at how the course will support the learners, so they can become confident when addressing issues that may prevent them with integrating successfully into society.

Course aim

This taster session is suitable for students who are interested in learning more about the UK, its customs and improve language skills.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers
  • This course is for people with little spoken English

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

  • Demonstrate a basic understand of the English Language.
  • Use key principles to help integrate into your community and wider society
  • Apply communication skills.

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?

  • Progress to another WEA course

Download full course information sheet

Me & My Community

Enrolment Conditions

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

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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