Course title:
NCFE Functional English Level 1 Online – National Programme
Tutor:
Usma Khan
Course ID:
C2422757
Start date:
04/05/2022
End date:
21/07/2022
Timetabled sessions
Date Times Hours
Wed 04 May 2022 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM 2.5
Thu 05 May 2022 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM 2.5
Wed 11 May 2022 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM 2.5
Thu 12 May 2022 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM 2.5
Wed 18 May 2022 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM 2.5
Thu 19 May 2022 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM 2.5
Wed 25 May 2022 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM 2.5
Thu 26 May 2022 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM 2.5
Wed 08 Jun 2022 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM 2.5
Thu 09 Jun 2022 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM 2.5
Wed 15 Jun 2022 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM 2.5
Thu 16 Jun 2022 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM 2.5
Wed 22 Jun 2022 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM 2.5
Thu 23 Jun 2022 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM 2.5
Wed 29 Jun 2022 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM 2.5
Thu 30 Jun 2022 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM 2.5
Wed 06 Jul 2022 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM 2.5
Thu 07 Jul 2022 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM 2.5
Wed 13 Jul 2022 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM 2.5
Thu 14 Jul 2022 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM 2.5
Wed 20 Jul 2022 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM 2.5
Thu 21 Jul 2022 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM 2.5
Total sessions: 22
Total number of classroom hours: 55
Independent online hours: 0
Total hours: 55
Date
Wed 04 May 2022
Times
09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
2.5
Date
Thu 05 May 2022
Times
09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
2.5
Date
Wed 11 May 2022
Times
09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
2.5
Date
Thu 12 May 2022
Times
09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
2.5
Date
Wed 18 May 2022
Times
09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
2.5
Date
Thu 19 May 2022
Times
09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
2.5
Date
Wed 25 May 2022
Times
09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
2.5
Date
Thu 26 May 2022
Times
09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
2.5
Date
Wed 08 Jun 2022
Times
09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
2.5
Date
Thu 09 Jun 2022
Times
09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
2.5
Date
Wed 15 Jun 2022
Times
09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
2.5
Date
Thu 16 Jun 2022
Times
09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
2.5
Date
Wed 22 Jun 2022
Times
09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
2.5
Date
Thu 23 Jun 2022
Times
09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
2.5
Date
Wed 29 Jun 2022
Times
09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
2.5
Date
Thu 30 Jun 2022
Times
09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
2.5
Date
Wed 06 Jul 2022
Times
09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
2.5
Date
Thu 07 Jul 2022
Times
09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
2.5
Date
Wed 13 Jul 2022
Times
09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
2.5
Date
Thu 14 Jul 2022
Times
09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
2.5
Date
Wed 20 Jul 2022
Times
09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
2.5
Date
Thu 21 Jul 2022
Times
09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
2.5
Total sessions:
22
Total number of classroom hours:
55
Independent online hours:
0
Total hours:
55
Venue:
Online Learning with Zoom and Canvas
Leads to qualification?    Yes
Level:     Level 1 (level information)
Qualification title:
Functional Skills Qualification in English
Awarding body:
NCFE
Is this course part of a programme of study?
No
Programme details
Programme title:
Programme aims:
Programme description:
Who is this programme for?
Optional Activity Start date End date Fee
Fee
£0.00 or free on some courses if you are in receipt of some benefits
What skills or experience do I need to join this course?
What else do I need to know? Is there anything I need to provide?
- 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 also need access to the internet outside of your sessions. You could do this using a smart phone, tablet, laptop or a desktop computer (at home or through a library etc.). - The tutor will give work for most lessons and can tell you about other books or websites that will help if you want to study more at home.
Course aim:
This course will help you to practise your reading, writing, speaking and listening skills in English. This course leads to the Functional Skills English assessment at Level 1.
Course description:
This course will be delivered through an online Zoom classroom enabling you to study for a functional skills qualification with full tutor support in the comfort of your own home. Before you can join this course, you will need to talk to a member of staff and do an initial assessment to make sure the course is right for you. For more information and to book an appointment please email london@wea.org.uk. This course will help you to communicate confidently in a wide range of everyday and formal situations. You will develop your planning and proofreading skills and consider the use of sentence grammar and punctuation to ensure you communicate effectively and clearly. You will develop skills to predict the meaning of a text when reading, using vocabulary, grammar and other clues.
By the end of the course I will be able to:
1. Take part in a range of formal and informal topical discussions and presentations: listening carefully and responding appropriately to others, explaining my personal views clearly and with reference to research where appropriate
2. Identify the purpose, main arguments and tone of a piece in a range of pieces of writing, e.g. informative leaflets, fiction, websites and letters
3. Use an appropriate layout and structure (e.g. paragraphs, headings, bullet points) to write a letter, email, blog or article showing a logical order of events or information
4. Use strategies and knowledge to spell the majority of words accurately
5. Write simple and more complex sentences accurately, with consistent and appropriate use of grammar and punctuation
How will I learn?

We expect you to attend your classroom sessions and make time to do any required learning activities on your own.

The WEA tutor will use a range of teaching and learning activities and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning. Your tutor will use tasks to see how you are learning, which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects, discussion, written or practical work. Your tutor will give you feedback on your learning and progress.

WEA Canvas online learning area

Whether your course is face to face or online, the WEA uses its online learning area, called Canvas, to support your learning. This includes using Canvas to think about and record your progress and to give your tutor and the WEA feedback on your course. Your tutor may put resources or activities on Canvas to use during or between lessons. If you want to understand more about our Canvas online learning platform please visit: www.wea.org.uk/help

WEA online sessions/ courses- Zoom

If your course is online, you will join a virtual classroom using a weblink: the WEA uses a video-conferencing tool called Zoom. To use Zoom you will need a Laptop, Computer, Tablet or Smart phone which has speakers, a microphone and a video camera. For some courses, to submit work, we advise you to use a laptop or computer. For more information on Canvas and Zoom please visit www.wea.org.uk/help

Information and advice

For more information and advice about our courses phone our support team on 0300 303 3464 or email: courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

Support

We will ask you about any support you may need when you enrol. You can also telephone the Student Support Team on 0300 303 3464 or email studentsupport@wea.org.uk. The earlier you tell us about your needs the better. We will be able to provide help more quickly.

You can also find out about what support is available through our Student Handbook. This highlights what you can expect from WEA and what we expect from you. https://www.wea.org.uk/studentsupport/student-handbook

For information about course fees and financial support whilst you study visit https://www.wea.org.uk/studentsupport/course-fees-and-financial-support

For student support relating to specific learning need or disability visit https://www.wea.org.uk/studentsupport/learningsupport

What next?

Your tutor will talk with you about what you could do following this course.

You can also find information on our website to support you to make decisions about what you can do next https://www.wea.org.uk/studentsupport/whatsnextandprogression

You may benefit from speaking to the National Careers Service regarding your future career plans - call 0800 100 900 or visit their website https://nationalcareers.service.gov.uk