Family ESOL Health At Charecroft Community Centre

Course information sheet

Fees: Standard £ 0 Conc £No conc. Full £0

Day Time Weeks Centre Start End Code Enroll
Wednesday 12:30 - 14:30 11 CCC 01/05/2019 17/07/2019 WL3097

What will the course cover?

• Basic anatomy and physiology • Common ailments and symptoms • Healthy eating and fitness • Medical forms • Medical leaflets • Mental health and general well being

Who is the course for?

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.

What skills, knowledge or experience do I need to start this course?

A pre-intermediate level of English.

What should I be able to do by the end of the course?

• 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

How is the course organised?

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.

What extra study or practice is expected outside of the class?

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.

How will my progress be assessed?

Classroom assessment tasks, self-checking worksheets, self and peer assessment sheets, filling in medical forms and questionnaires and individual consultation with class tutor.

What can I expect to go on to after this course?

Other Skills for Life courses.

Are there any other costs and what do I need to bring?

This course is free.

What support is available?

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.