Developing ESOL Skills for Employment

Ref: C2527601

Developing ESOL skills for Employment is an integral part of a 2-week course designed to improve pre-intermediate/intermediate students' communication skills to help them seek employment or make progress in their current job. All four language skill areas (speaking, writing, reading and listening) will be used in order to develop students’ communication skills for employment.

Course aim

To build pre-intermediate/intermediate students' communication skills (speaking, writing, reading and listening) to enhance their chances of finding and sustaining employment.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for improvers

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

  • Make statements of fact related to my employment history, and the skills and responsibilities my job(s) required.
  • Take part in formal interactions such as job interviews with reasonable confidence.
  • Take active part in informal discussions about jobs.
  • Identify the main points and ideas in job ads.
  • Recognise, understand and use key vocabulary in the topic of employment.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

You need to bring: - enthusiasm and drive to engage and learn. - a notebook. - a pen or pencil. If you have a tablet or laptop, you are welcome to bring it to class. However, it is not essential nor a requirement.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Developing ESOL Skills for Employment

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This course is only available as part of this programme.

Enrolment Conditions

This course is funded by the North of Tyne Combined Authority but is also open to residents of other areas.

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 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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