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• Basic anatomy and physiology • Common ailments and symptoms • Healthy eating and fitness • Medical forms • Medical leaflets • Mental health and general well being
Adults who are intermediate or post-intermediate level of English and are living, or intend to live, permanently in the UK and are either parents or carers.
A pre-intermediate level of English.
• Understand and use English for health with increased competence and confidence • Extract information and note key points while listening to face-to-face dialogues • Complete a range of medical forms • Extract information and note key points from leaflets • Take part in paired and group discussions relating to health and wellbeing and express views, opinions, advantages and disadvantages clearly with reasons • Demonstrate an increased knowledge of health issues
The course is taught over 11 weeks. Learners attend 2 per week. A combination of whole class teaching, group and pair work. Methods include: discussion, role-play, drills, listening, literacy and grammar exercises, form-filling, letter-writing, comprehension exercises, watching videos and tests.
Students will benefit from practising English outside the classroom, e.g. reading texts on health and fitness, listening to the radio (Women’s Hour on R4), watching TV and making telephone calls.
Classroom assessment tasks, self-checking worksheets, self and peer assessment sheets, filling in medical forms and questionnaires and individual consultation with class tutor.
Other Skills for Life courses.
This course is free.
The Family Learning Programme Leader and your tutor(s) are available throughout the course for additonal support and guidance. Students will have individual tutorials to discuss progress and progression. An appointment can also be made with our Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG) service for further assistance, e.g. help with CV writing.