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ESOL Conversation Class At Shepherd’s Bush Library

Course information sheet

Fees: Standard £ 0 Conc £No conc. Full £225

Day Time Weeks Centre Start End Code Enroll
Monday 10:30 - 12:00 12 SBL 07/01/2019 01/04/2019 WL2088

What will the course cover?

The course will focus on speaking and listening with some reading and writing, in communicative and citizenship contexts at elementary level. The course is based on topics, functions, grammar and vocabulary needed for everyday life and will include essential information on U.K. systems (transport, health,schools etc) and will include social and cultural awareness.

Who is the course for?

Beginner and elementary learners of English

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

The course is for beginners and elementary level learners with some ability to write in European script

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

• Ask for and give simple personal information questions • Say what you do in every day life • Ask about other people • Ask for and give directions using simple instructions • Talk about your neighbourhood • Talk about things you like and don’t like • Talk about going to work and other everyday topics • Talk about shopping • Take part in a group discussion Use and understand everyday English with increased competence and confidence

How is the course organised?

A combination of whole class teaching, group and pair work. Methods include: role-play, drills, games, listening, some literacy, grammar exercises, tests and simple exchange of conversation

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

One or two hours homework a week as well as watching TV, practising what you have learned in class.

How will my progress be assessed?

Tutor monitoring ,assessment tasks, self-checking, worksheets, self and peer assessment sheets, questionnaires, video and audio tape-recording of students Speaking and individual consultation with class.

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

A higher level ESOLclass or FS English reading and writing course or family learning course.

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

Lined paper, pen, pencil, rubber, and a ring binder. The course is free if in receipt of certain benefits which will be discussed at the assessment/interview sessions

What support is available?

Regular tutorials with class tutors. Students with learning difficulties and/or disabilities may be provided with some additional support at some centres. Please speak to your tutor.