Maths for deaf people: Measurements (pre-entry - entry 1)

Course Dates: 09/09/24 - 09/12/24
Time: 14:00 - 17:00
Location: Keeley Street
This course will help you learn how to measure. You will learn measurements like length, mass, weight, volume, time and temperature. We will practice measuring in the classroom. This means you can use these skills in everyday life.

This course is free for learners who have not achieved a GCSE grade C (4) and higher in Maths. For more information Click here

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Maths for deaf people: Measurements (pre-entry - entry 1)
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  • Course Code: YM001
  • Dates: 09/09/24 - 09/12/24
  • Time: 14:00 - 17:00
  • Taught: Mon, Daytime
  • Duration: 13 sessions (over 14 weeks)
  • Location: Keeley Street

Course Code: YM001

Full Mon, day, 09 Sep - 09 Dec '24

Duration: 13 sessions (over 14 weeks)

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What is the course about?

This course will help you learn how to measure. You will learn measurements like length, mass, weight, volume, time and temperature. We will practice measuring in the classroom. This means you can use these skills in everyday life.

What will we cover?

Identifying different ways to measure different objects in real life;
Recognising old (imperial) and new (metric) ways to measure eg:- inches/centimetres or pints/litres;
Using rulers, tape measures, jugs, scales, clocks and thermometers;
Using timetables and Apps, to work out your journeys; etc.

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

By the end of the course, you will should be able to measure objects, using different tools. You will know when to use the right unit and know the words used for measurement.

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 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.

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