Course title:
Developing English Skills - Level 1
Tutor:
Elizabeth Moore
Course ID:
C2527517
Start date:
24/01/2022
End date:
14/03/2022
Timetabled sessions
Date Times Hours
Mon 24 Jan 2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 2
Mon 31 Jan 2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 2
Mon 07 Feb 2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 2
Mon 14 Feb 2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 2
Mon 28 Feb 2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 2
Mon 07 Mar 2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 2
Mon 14 Mar 2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 2
Mon 21 Mar 2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 2
Mon 28 Mar 2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 2
Mon 04 Apr 2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 2
Total sessions: 10
Total number of classroom hours: 20
Independent online hours: 0
Total hours: 20
Date
Mon 24 Jan 2022
Times
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
2
Date
Mon 31 Jan 2022
Times
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
2
Date
Mon 07 Feb 2022
Times
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
2
Date
Mon 14 Feb 2022
Times
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
2
Date
Mon 28 Feb 2022
Times
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
2
Date
Mon 07 Mar 2022
Times
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
2
Date
Mon 14 Mar 2022
Times
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
2
Date
Mon 21 Mar 2022
Times
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
2
Date
Mon 28 Mar 2022
Times
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
2
Date
Mon 04 Apr 2022
Times
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Hours
2
Total sessions:
10
Total number of classroom hours:
20
Independent online hours:
0
Total hours:
20
Venue:
Online Learning with Zoom and Canvas
Leads to qualification?    No
Level:     Level 2 (level information)
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
£44.80 or free on some courses if you are in receipt of some benefits
What skills or experience do I need to join this course?
This course is for improvers
This course is for improvers
What else do I need to know? Is there anything I need to provide?
- You will need a personal email address to join the WEA’s digital learning platform, Canvas so that you can receive resources, record your progress and achievement and to work with others and share ideas. - Nothing else is needed - All materials will be provided
Course aim:
The main purpose of this course is to help improve English for speakers of other languages. This will be taught through a variety of different topics all in aid of improving speaking, listening, writing and reading for English proficiency.
Course description:
This course is designed for speakers of other languages who wish to develop and improve their English. Learners will see development of their reading, writing, speaking and listening skills. This course will develop key skills in communication, vocabulary and grammar all at the appropriate level. There will be a variety of different learning methods, such as independent work, group work and class based discussions. The topics included will reflect everyday English in everyday life situations. Students can look forward to increasing their skills in a familiar and informed environment.
By the end of the course I will be able to:
1. Make requests and participate in various discussions to obtain detailed information in familiar and unfamiliar contexts.
2. Identify the purpose of a text and infer meaning which is not explicit.
3. Use different styles of writing for different purposes including job search
4. Use different reading strategies to find and obtain information.
5. Submit documentation on a digital platform and participate in an online discussion
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