English Entry 2 for deaf people - part 3

Course Dates: 23/04/24 - 09/07/24
Time: 14:00 - 18:00
Location: Keeley Street
This course will help you to get confident in reading, writing and communication. You will learn to read pieces of texts, write sentences, spell correctly and use punctuation. This course has no exams.
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English Entry 2 for deaf people - part 3
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  • Course Code: YE111C
  • Dates: 23/04/24 - 09/07/24
  • Time: 14:00 - 18:00
  • Taught: Tue, Daytime
  • Duration: 10 sessions (over 12 weeks)
  • Location: Keeley Street

Course Code: YE111C

Started Tue, day, 23 Apr - 09 Jul '24

Duration: 10 sessions (over 12 weeks)

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What is the course about?

This course will help you to get confident in reading, writing and communication. You will learn to read pieces of texts, write sentences, spell correctly and use punctuation. Your course tutor will discuss with you whether you are ready to take exams at the end of the course (it will depend on your mock exams results).

What will we cover?

Your tutor will provide a range of topics based on Functional Skills curriculum.

Topics will include:
- sentence structure
- reading strategies
- spelling rules and punctuation etc.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

- read and understand short pieces of writing
- develop your spelling and vocabulary
- write and punctuate sentences etc.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

To find out your level of skills, you will need to complete the initial assessment & the interview before enrolling. To book the assessment & the interview, please contact: e-mail: universal.skills@citylit.ac.uk; phone (sms): (telephone temporarily unavailable); phone (voice): (telephone temporarily unavailable).

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 bring: appropriate stationary (e.g. pens, highlighter pens etc); a notebook; a file to keep your work in.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

In order to complete this course successfully, you will be asked to do different tasks and tests. 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 you on what courses you can do next.

We’re sorry. We don’t have a bio ready for the tutor of this class at the moment, but we’re working on it! Watch this space.