Understanding the Driving Theory Test Part 1

Ref: C3676696

This course is an introduction to the elements of driving theory to familiarise students with language in the context of road use for motorists, cyclists and pedestrians. Students will research the main parts common to most vehicles to appreciate how they work together to provide an effective form of transport. They will study the Highway Code and common sense rules of the road, becoming familiar with expectations of all road users, common courtesy, hazard perception, speed awareness and current highways legislation. The course will suit students who wish to expand their English vocabulary and understanding of driving terminology.

Course aim

The aim of this course is to introduce the elements of driving theory and to familiarise students with language in the context of road use for motorists, cyclists and pedestrians.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • 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:

  • Improve my English vocabulary in the context of driving and road use.
  • Research the rules of the road in a practical manner during local community walks & on computers or digital devices, using websites, pictures and videos.
  • Identify and describe at least 3 car parts associated with driving.
  • Participate in individual questions and answers and group discussions on the subject of driving theory test.
  • Complete workbook exercises to demonstrate understanding and to record my learner journey.

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
  • You may be asked to undertake additional work in your own time to support your learning
  • You will be expected to carry out a range of activities in your own time

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
  • A file of work will be kept which will help to record your progress
  • There will be a number of tasks appropriate to your course such as written work, creating art or craft, video, photography or small projects. Some of these may be marked to help you progress

What else do I need to know?

  • A selection of materials and basic equipment will be provided but you are welcome to bring additional materials with you
  • It would be helpful if you had access to the internet (Mobile phone, tablet or computer at home or through a library etc.)

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading is required but research on the subject on the internet or in the library may be helpful

What can I do next?

Download full course information sheet

Understanding the Driving Theory Test Part 1

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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 2019
  • 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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