What is the course about?
This course is designed to improve your ability to understand and work with numbers. It is a very practical course and the skills you learn can be applied to your every day life and work contexts. Moreover, here at City Lit, we see learning as a positive and life-enriching experience that sets out to help to achieve a sense of well-being. We also believe that deaf-only groups provide an inclusive and supportive environment where individual learners have a shared language (BSL) and culture and where this helps to foster a healthy deaf identity and a sense of community.
What will we cover?
-working with money and time
-introduction to fractions
-reading from tables and diagrams.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
Start the following:
-read time in common formats
-add, subtract, multiply and divide numbers
-use halves and quarters
-calculate the cost and change when shopping
-measure and compare length, width and capacity
-recognise some 2D and 3D shapes.
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?
You will need a pen, pencil, ruler and calculator. Please also bring some lined A4 paper and a large ring binder file to keep your work in. Your tutor will provide handouts and worksheets.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
At the end of this course, you will be given the information on where you can progress next.
General information and advice on courses at City Lit is available from the Student Centre and Library on Monday to Friday from 12:00 – 19:00.
See the course guide for term dates and further details