Polish Beginners Stage 1

Course information sheet

Fees: Standard £ 112 Conc £42 Full £247 * Enrol online for standard fee payers only

Day Time Weeks Centre Start End Code Enroll
Thursday 19:00 - 21:00 11 PSK 20/09/2018 06/12/2018 LP1025

What will the course cover?

Practical language to enable you to communicate on a visit to Poland. How to give personal information. Home life and interests. Food/eating out. Family and friends. Shopping and money. Christmas customs and traditions.

Who is the course for?

Absolute beginners.

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

No previous knowledge/experience required. Willingness to participate in group/pair work, and to back up classes with homework.

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

"Give information about yourself. Talk about yourself. Ask for simple information eg. How much an item costs. Make simple requests eg, in shops, bars, restaurants . Write/express birthday/Christmas greetings. Be familiar with Polish customs and traditions. "

How is the course organised?

Mainly conversation; role-play and vocabulary/grammar linked to particular topics addressed. Basic reading and writing included.

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

15 minutes study/revision daily minimum, reviewing and practising the previous lesson; sentences and words to learn by heart; homework set by the tutor. Try and listen to a tape, get material from the internet, watch a video - anything to extend your Polish! Find a Polish speaker to practise with, if you can.

How will my progress be assessed?

15 minutes study/revision daily minimum, reviewing and practising the previous lesson; sentences and words to learn by heart; homework set by the tutor. Try and listen to a tape, get material from the internet, watch a video - anything to extend your Polish! Find a Polish speaker to practise with, if you can.

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

Polish Beginners Stage 2

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

"Coursebook – to be decided. CHECK WITH TUTOR BEFORE BUYING! Tutor will advise about other published materials (eg dictionaries). Ringbinder(s), A4 looseleaf paper. Notebook. Vocabulary book. "

What support is available?

You may wish to get additional help and guidance offered through the free Study Support Sessions at the Macbeth Centre. At these sessions you can access the internet, work on and print homework and assignments for your course, research, access a range of software, improve your typing and practice/review what you have covered in class. You will need to book a place on these sessions – ask your tutor how. Help with literacy or numeracy is available through the basic education programme and the ESOL programme offers help for speakers of other languages. Additional support can be provided for students with learning difficulties and/or disabilities. If you have a disability and feel you need support to get the best from your course you can contact Sean Buckley (sean.buckley@lbhf.gov.uk) to have a confidential discussion on how best we can support your learning. The Learner Support Fund is a discretionary scheme, funded by the Skills Funding Agency, to assist learners who may be experiencing difficulties in paying for essential equipment/materials, travel costs, childcare, registration fees and other necessary expenses. These funds are only available to learners studying towards an approved qualification and who are on a low household income of under £20,000. Parental income will not be taken into consideration but the income of any spouse or partner will. Proof of low income will be required. Please discuss this with your tutor at interview or enquire at reception for full details of these funds. Details of all available support can be found on our website (hfals.co.uk), in the Guide and the Student handbook, or from teaching or Reception staff.