What is the course about?
This course is suitable for those who have completed English grammar course for deaf people and/or achieved English Entry 3 but who are not quite ready for the next level. The tutor will focus on your individual reading and writing skills and prepare you for the next level. This course is the second part of a year long course and has no exams.
What will we cover?
Your tutor will decide from a range of topics based on individual reading and writing skills:
Topics will include:
- identifying different text types
- identifying the main points from a text
- formal and informal language
- writing for different purposes and audiences etc.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- read and understand a variety of texts
- write longer texts using appropriate style and grammatically correct sentences
- plan and proofread writing etc.
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: email@example.com; 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?
- Dictionary (intermediate and/or advanced)
- Bi-lingual dictionary if appropriate
- Organised course file/folder/paper/highlighter pens and any other relevant stationery
If you are not working, or are on a low income, you may be able to get help buying resources. You will need to ask the Advice Shop.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
At the end of this course, your tutor will advise you which courses you can progress to.
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