English grammar for deaf people (entry 1) - part 3
Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Location: Keeley Street
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What is the course about?
This course is suitable if you have enough vocabulary to be able to read and write basic sentences. During this course, you will learn more vocabulary and grammar to help you talk, read and write about yourself, your family and friends and complete forms, short sms and e-mails. This course has no exams.
What will we cover?
You will learn English for everyday life and work. You will practise reading, writing and BSL conversational skills. You will practise asking and answering basic questions in present simple, present continuous (and common past simple forms) about simple everyday topics and personal information. You will talk about simple everyday topics for a short time e.g. the home, family life, friends. You will describe objects and pictures using simple adjectives. You will practise writing short simple sentences about people and things using present simple, continuous and past simple. You will write short simple notes, messages, emails and letter to family or friends. You will practise using capital letters, question marks and full stops and writing clearly. You will practise finding information in notices, simple adverts, forms and texts. You will learn a lot of basic vocabulary and the spelling.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
You will practise reading, writing and BSL conversational skills. Each class will focus on a certain topic such as life in the UK, daily routine, healthy living, jobs, shopping, transport and different cultures. We will focus on:
• asking and answering basic questions in present simple, present continuous (and common past simple forms) about simple everyday topics and personal information
• talking and writing about simple everyday topics e.g. the home, family life, friends
• describing objects and pictures using simple adjectives
• writing short simple sentences about people and things using present simple, continuous and past simple
• writing short simple notes, messages, emails and letter to family or friends
• using capital letters, question marks and full stops
• writing clearly
• finding information in notices, simple adverts, forms and texts
• learning a lot of basic words and their correct spelling.
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: email@example.com; phone (sms): 07307 810118; phone (voice): 02074922511.
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 discuss 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.