English grammar for deaf people: word classes & their functions - part 1 (entry 3 - level 1)

Course Dates: 14/09/21 - 16/11/21
Time: 09:30 - 13:30
Location: KS - Keeley Street
The aim of the course is to help you to develop your language awareness and knowledge of English grammar in terms
of word classes and their functions. You will learn about nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, pronouns, determiners,
prepositions and connectives. You will be signposted to online sources of information and practical exercises which
can be used to refine and revise your knowledge throughout the course and after the course has concluded. This course has no exams.
This course is FREE if a) you are on a Low Wage or b) you are either on Jobseekers' Allowance (JSA) or Employment & Support Allowance(ESA) or c) you receive other state benefits (including Universal Credit). For more information click here
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Course Code: YE103A

Started Tue, day, 14 Sep - 16 Nov '21

Duration: 9 sessions (over 10 weeks)

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What is the course about?

The aim of the course is to help you to develop your language awareness and knowledge of English grammar in terms
of word classes and their functions. You will learn about nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, pronouns, determiners,
prepositions and connectives. You will be signposted to online sources of information and practical exercises which
can be used to refine and revise your knowledge throughout the course and after the course has concluded. This course has no exams.

What will we cover?

On this course you will cover various grammatical topics such as:

• Nouns (collective, proper & common, abstract & concrete, count & non-count, singular & plural)

• Adjectives (positive, comparative and superlative)

• Pronouns (subject, object, possessive, reflexive and indefinite pronouns)

• Determiners (articles, possessives, quantifiers & demonstratives).

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): 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)
- notebook
- a file to keep your course 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 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 advise accordingly.

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