What is the course about?
This course is suitable for those who have completed Basic English skills for deaf people course and/or Basic English vocabulary punctuation for deaf people course. It is also suitable for those who have completed and/or have been assessed at English Entry 1 level course. This course focuses on deaf learners’ general language awareness and helps them to get started with basic English grammar. This course has no exams.
What will we cover?
-Nouns, adjectives, verbs and adverbs
-The simple tenses
-The verb “to be”
- Capital letters and end of sentence punctuation.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
-Conjugate the verb “to be” according to number, person and in the simple tenses
-Identify nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs in simple sentences
-Use capital letters for proper nouns and at the start of sentences.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
To find out your level of skills, you will need to attend the Initial Assessment & Interview session before enrolling. To
book an appointment, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org; sms: 07624818557; voice: 02074922726.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
You will be taught in a deaf-only group with a tutor that is fluent in British Sign Language. Teaching will be in a
supportive group setting, which involves pair and small group work. The interactive whiteboard and google classroom
will also help your learning. Handouts and worksheets will allow you to build up a folder of work. You will be given
homework on a regular basis and an opportunity for one to one tutorials with your tutor to address any individual
learning needs that you have.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
It is recommended that you buy:
- Different coloured pens
- Highlighter pens
- A4 paper
- A file to keep your work in and file divider
- Picture dictionary
- English dictionary (elementary)
- Bi-lingual dictionary (English and your first language).
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
In order to complete this course successfully, you will be asked to do various tests and complete your coursework by your course tutor. Also, your attendance and punctuality is expected to be at 85% or above. At the end of this course, your course tutor will review your overall learning progress including your attendance/punctuality and will advise accordingly.