Book Club Entry 3 Innovation Fund

Ref: C2421879

During this course, you will read stories and talk about them. You will be encouraged to learn on your own as well as with others. You will also become better at using the computer to do fun activities.

Course aim

You will start reading for pleasure by looking at some simple stories. The course will help you to enjoy reading and talking about simple texts. You will practise reading and become more confident talking about your ideas online.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • You will need your own personal email address so that you’re able to login to the WEA’s digital learning platform: WEA Canvas. You will need to be able to understand how to follow URL links to pages on the internet. If you want to understand more about Canvas please visit: http://bit.ly/WEAonline
  • You will need to be able to follow links to join our WEA live video learning platform: WEA Zoom. If you’d like to understand more about our video learning platform, Zoom please visit: http://bit.ly/WEAonline and http://bit.ly/ZoomSpec
  • Basic E1 reading skills will be required.

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

  • 1. Read simple stories 2. Talk about ideas 3. Discuss characters 4. Get better at talking about ideas 5. Learn new words
  • 1. Read simple stories 2. Talk about ideas 3. Discuss characters 4. Get better at talking about ideas 5. Learn new words
  • 1. Read simple stories 2. Talk about ideas 3. Discuss characters 4. Get better at talking about ideas 5. Learn new words
  • 1. Read simple stories 2. Talk about ideas 3. Discuss characters 4. Get better at talking about ideas 5. Learn new words
  • 1. Read simple stories 2. Talk about ideas 3. Discuss characters 4. Get better at talking about ideas 5. Learn new words

How will I be taught?

  • Zoom delivery including discussion and group activities Canvas using online activities

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • Some informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning. You also check your learning automatically on Canvas.

What else do I need to know?

  • What you need: You will need an internet connection, speakers, a microphone and a webcam so that you can use our video learning platform, Zoom. If you’d like to understand more Zoom please visit: http://bit.ly/ZoomSpec
  • You will need access to the internet via smart phone, tablet, or laptop or desktop computer. You will need a personal email address to join the WEA’s digital learning platform, Canvas, so that you can learn online.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No precourse activities are required for this course.

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course

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Book Club Entry 3 Innovation Fund

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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 enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • 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 2020
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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