What is the course about?
This course is suitable for those who have completed Basic English skills for deaf people course but not quite ready for English Entry 1 for deaf people course yet. You will continue to learn new vocabulary and practise reading and writing basic information about yourself. This course has no exams.
What will we cover?
Your tutor will decide from a range of topics and also ask you what topics you are interested in.
Topics may include:
- everyday vocabulary
- countries and languages
- places (e.g. Post office, College, flat, house) etc.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- fill in forms with your details
- read everyday words and notices
- spell words you need to use on a day-to-day basis
- talk about subjects that interest you in class.
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?
- Different coloured pens
- Highlighter pens
- A4 paper
- A file to keep your work in
- Picture dictionary
- English dictionary (elementary)
- Bi-lingual dictionary (English and your first language)
- PocketComms: Universal Language System by James Fergus Wyatt.
- USB memory stick to use in class and for homework to save your work on computer.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
In order to complete this course successfully, you will be asked to do various tests and complete your coursework
by your course tutor. 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