Grammar in practice: intermediate (entry 3-level 1)
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Location: Keeley Street
You need to do a pre-course assessment face-to-face or online. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org / 020 7492 2511 or click the Start Assessment button on this page. Log on with your email address (not name).
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 want to get a job or progress into a better job and you receive other state benefits (including Universal Credit). For more information click here
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Course Code: ESW02
Duration: 11 sessions (over 11 weeks)
What is the course about?
On this course you will develop their your writing, reading, speaking and listening by improving your grammar-use and your understanding of grammar. You will discuss and write about interesting and relevant topics and you will focus on accurate use of grammar to say or write what you mean. We set targets and review them regularly, so individual key areas needing attention are given special focus. You will become much clearer on both grammar rules and how to use words and tenses correctly.
What will we cover?
We will study grammar in the context of speaking and writing about topics which relate to life in the UK, looking for work, communicating at work, study skills, socialising & education, cultural life & community. The grammar we cover will include:
• verbs tenses and forms such as past simple, present perfect simple vs present perfect continuous, past perfect
• different conditional (if-clauses)
• definite and indefinite articles.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
• feel more confident in your use of grammar to express yourself accurately and to talk about the world
• use verb tenses and forms such as past simple, present perfect simple vs present perfect continuous, past perfect in both speaking and writing with a good degree of accuracy
• talk and write about different possibilities using 'if'
•use a rang of adjectives effectively to describe people, places and things
• be more confident in your use of prepositions
• talk and write about topics in general with good use of definite and indefinite or no article (the/a/an).
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
This is for students at Entry 3-Level 1 (B1-B2). It is particularly helpful to students who are moving from Entry 3 to Level 1 and finding this change difficult. You will need to do a pre-course assessment.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
You will learn in a supportive and welcoming environment with an emphasis on your discovering how to do and complete tasks, with guidance from the tutor. You will work on your own and with other students on different tasks so you are always practising important in-demand life and work skills such as problem-solving, decision-making, prioritising, negotiating, collaborating and independence. You will learn in a step by step manner so you can complete challenging tasks in enjoyable and relaxing ways. Your tutor will also work with you individually so you know how to improve and how to work in a way that improves your learning. You will need to do work outside the classroom and use Google Classroom to help you.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
You will need a pen, some lined A4 paper and a file to keep your work in. Your tutor will provide handouts and a code for Google classroom so you can communicate with classmates and access materials, videos etc. online.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
There are lots of courses you can do at the same time or after this course. These include:
•There are lots of courses you can do at the same time or after this course. These include:
• ESOL entry 3 (speaking and listening)
• ESOL entry 3 (reading and writing)
• ESOL: Improve your fluency (level 1)
• ESOL level 1 (speaking and listening)
• ESOL level 1 (reading and writing)
• ESOL communicating at work: customer care (entry 3-level 1)
• ESOL: develop your English skills to find a better job (entry 3-level 1)
• Office skills for ESOL students (entry 3-level 1)
• ESOL: Learn about London, its people and your rights (entry 3-level 1)
• ESOL: Develop your listening skills (entry 3)
• ESOL and singing: sing your way to better English (entry 3 - level 2)
• Grammar in practice: intermediate (entry 3-level 1)
• Communicating at work: formal, informal and being polite (level 1)
• ESOL Communicating at work: letters, emails, memos, notes, meetings and presentations (level 1)
Ask your tutor for more information or contact email@example.com / 020 7492 2511
There also many maths and digital skills courses you can do.