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Drama View details

Through drama, learners have opportunities to be creative and experience inspiration and enjoyment. Creating and exploring a variety of dramatic disciplines. Improving confidence, communication skills and health & well being. Learners will have the opportunity to produce, perform and devise their own theatre production to perform to an audience.

Drama for Confidence (LDD) View details

During the two 3-hour sessions, we will use Drama Games and exercises to explore how Drama can help improve your self-confidence in many situations.

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Entry 1 Speaking and Listening View details

We will use everyday situations like travel and transport, house and home, health and going shopping to learn new words, practice asking questions, listening for information, and develop good pronunciation so you can communicate better. This could help you to go to appointments by yourself, talk to your neighbours, join in with local groups or activities, or just feel more independent in your everyday life.

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Entry 2 Speaking and Listening View details

We will use real life situations to ask questions and get information, listen for the general idea and details, and give information about events in the past, present and future. We will use role plays to practice useful conversations, for example, at the doctor’s, in a job interview. We will work on ways to improve your pronunciation.

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Entry 3 Speaking and Listening View details

Using everyday situations, we will practice giving short explanations and descriptions in a range of tenses. We will look at when and where formal language is needed in some common situations (e.g. work, education). We will practice ways to listen for and identify new and relevant information in a range of instructions, discussions and presentations. We will also look at how body language, facial expressions, and gestures can help explain how we feel, and help us understand how others feel, too.

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Entry 3 Speaking and Listening View details

Using everyday situations, we will practice giving short explanations and descriptions in a range of tenses. We will look at when and where formal language is needed in some common situations (e.g. work, education). We will practice ways to listen for and identify new and relevant information in a range of instructions, discussions and presentations. We will also look at how body language, facial expressions, and gestures can help explain how we feel, and help us understand how others feel, too.

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Entry 3 Speaking and Listening View details

Using everyday situations, we will practice giving short explanations and descriptions in a range of tenses. We will look at when and where formal language is needed in some common situations (e.g. work, education). We will practice ways to listen for and identify new and relevant information in a range of instructions, discussions and presentations. We will also look at how body language, facial expressions, and gestures can help explain how we feel, and help us understand how others feel, too.

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Level 1 Speaking & Listening View details

This course will bring together everything you have learned at Entry level, and enable you to communicate effectively and listen for new and relevant information in a wide range of everyday and formal situations. We will look at how we adapt our communication depending on who we are talking to, and the importance of body language and facial expressions in face to face situations.

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Level 2 Reading View details

On this course, we will study a wide range of features of texts, of varying levels of complexity and length. This will help you develop ways to use your background knowledge of a subject and previous experience to help you decipher the meaning. We will practice summarising information from longer documents, and discuss why this is an important skill. We will look at how meaning of words can change over time, between contexts and when used for different purposes.

English Maths and ESOL Initial Assessment View details

Students wishing to join an EME course need to complete an initial assessment before they start. The initial assessment event is designed to test students’ current skills. During initial assessment, students will work with WEA staff to agree the current level that they are working at and discuss the best course for them to develop their skills.