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We have courses at a variety of levels for English, maths and digital skills, including English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL). We offer initial assessments for all of our English, maths and ESOL classes so that you are placed on the right course for you, and our tutors provide support and encouragement to help you progress. Our courses are designed around you, so you’ll learn the skills that are relevant to your life and you’ll be able to progress towards qualifications at the pace that suits you. Our digital courses include beginner computer skills and courses to develop your skills in particular areas like Word, Excel or using email. We also run digital courses to get you started and active on social media and to help you make the most of your phone or tablet. All courses are open to everyone and the tutor will work with you to make sure you are able to learn what is most relevant to your particular needs.

Computer skills for work - Pathways View details

This course provides a good grounding in the everyday uses of computers and the internet in a relaxed and friendly environment. The course will cover using email (including attachments), finding information on the internet, saving and filing documents on Windows computers and Apple and Android devices. The students will gain the knowledge and confidence to perform everyday tasks independently. Every student is catered for individually and equipment and materials are provided.

Computer Skills for Work Level 2 - Pathways Course View details

This course provides a good grounding in the everyday uses of computers and the internet in a relaxed and friendly environment. The course will cover using email (including attachments), finding information on the internet, saving and filing documents on Windows computers and Apple and Android devices. The students will gain the knowledge and confidence to perform everyday tasks independently. Every student is catered for individually and equipment and materials are provided.

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.