English Level 1

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Course code: 22Y111

English Level 1 Functional Skills in reading, writing and communication for work, study and everyday life. We will contact you to complete an Initial Assessment in English so that we can ensure this is the right level for you.

When and where

Dates

From 27 Feb 2023 to 12 Jul 2023
Mon x16 Wed x17 13:00-15:30

17 weeks

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27 Feb 2023

13:00 to 15:30

01 Mar 2023

13:00 to 15:30

06 Mar 2023

13:00 to 15:30

08 Mar 2023

13:00 to 15:30

13 Mar 2023

13:00 to 15:30

15 Mar 2023

13:00 to 15:30

20 Mar 2023

13:00 to 15:30

22 Mar 2023

13:00 to 15:30

27 Mar 2023

13:00 to 15:30

29 Mar 2023

13:00 to 15:30

17 Apr 2023

13:00 to 15:30

19 Apr 2023

13:00 to 15:30

24 Apr 2023

13:00 to 15:30

26 Apr 2023

13:00 to 15:30

03 May 2023

13:00 to 15:30

08 May 2023

13:00 to 15:30

10 May 2023

13:00 to 15:30

15 May 2023

13:00 to 15:30

17 May 2023

13:00 to 15:30

22 May 2023

13:00 to 15:30

24 May 2023

13:00 to 15:30

05 Jun 2023

13:00 to 15:30

07 Jun 2023

13:00 to 15:30

12 Jun 2023

13:00 to 15:30

14 Jun 2023

13:00 to 15:30

19 Jun 2023

13:00 to 15:30

21 Jun 2023

13:00 to 15:30

26 Jun 2023

13:00 to 15:30

28 Jun 2023

13:00 to 15:30

03 Jul 2023

13:00 to 15:30

05 Jul 2023

13:00 to 15:30

10 Jul 2023

13:00 to 15:30

12 Jul 2023

13:00 to 15:30

Location

CITY LEARNING QUARTER 

Old Hall Street
Wolverhampton
WV1 3AU



Cost

Fees and concessions

Free. There is no tuition fee charged for this course.

Course details

<p>If you are looking for a job, want to start new studies, or would like to be more confident to help your children or grandchildren at school, then improving your English skills is a great place to start. We have English classes at all levels to suit people of all abilities, interests, and ambitions.</p>

<p>On our English courses you will get the opportunity to:</p>

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<p>develop confidence and good communication skills</p>
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<p>learn to read and write or improve your reading and writing skills</p>
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<p>improve your spelling, grammar, and punctuation? </p>
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<p>gain a nationally recognised qualification in English that will help you work towards further qualifications or go to university </p>
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<p>improve your job prospects </p>
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<p>The good news is that you will not have to pay for your English course if you don’t yet have a GCSE grade 9-4 (A*- C) in this subject. You won’t have to pay exam and assessment fees either.</p>

<p><strong>If English is not your first language, you will need to achieve a full Level 1 in English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), or equivalent, before joining an English course. Please see information about our ESOL courses. </strong></p>

Course requirements

<p>You will need to have a minimum of Entry 3 skills in English to enrol on this course. We will invite you to come to our Old Hall Street site to complete an initial assessment with us. This will help us to identfy your skills gaps and to ensure this is the appropriate course for you.</p>

<p>You will be expected to attend all sessions planned for this course and complete all tasks and homework.</p>

Location

<p>Old Hall Street, Wolverhampton, WV1 3AU</p>

What are the benefits of this course?

<p>This course will help you to:</p>

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<p>develop good communication skills </p>
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<p>progress with other studies or at work </p>
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<p>All students will have a FREE Microsoft Office 365 account and many students will be able to access financial support e.g., travel, childcare, course fees, resources. </p>
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<p>help your family or others with homework and other tasks</p>
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<p>experience study in an adult environment with support from a dedicated team of teachers who are experts in their subject</p>
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How will I learn?

<p>All sessions will be delivered face-to-face in the classroom.  </p>

<p>You will read advanced texts relating to everyday life and learn to write effectively, for example, writing messages, emails, reports or blogs, depending on which level you join. You will also join in classroom discussions and learn to give effective presentations. </p>

<p>Learning Support is available if you have a learning disability, let us know on your application if you require support.  </p>

How will my progress be monitored and assessed?

<p>Your progress will be assessed in class throughout your studies.  This may be through a variety of tasks, short tests, discussion and homework. </p>

<p>Your teacher will mark your work to help you improve. You will also learn to check through your own work carefully to spot mistakes.</p>

<p>Regular monitoring will help you to identify the progress you are making and any support you might need.  </p>

Are there any additional costs?

<p>For all students, the course is free if you do not already hold an English GCSE grade 4-9. </p>

<p>You will need to supply your own writing materials such as pens, paper, and folders but you may be able to loan a laptop and a MiFi to enable you to learn at home. </p>

<p>You may be eligible for support with travel/childcare. Please contact Student Services on 01902 551658 or 01902 558180 or please email <a href="mailto:enquiries@aes.wolverhamptonn.gov.uk" target="_blank">enquiries@aes.wolverhampton.gov.uk</a> to check eligibility. </p>

What qualification will I get?

<p>On successful completion and achievement of the exams, you will be awarded a Functional Skills English qualification at Level 1</p>

What will I be able to do after this course?

<p>You may want to disuss your progress to the non qualification course Reading and Writing Matters or the Level 2 qualification with your Teacher. However you may want to look at our vocational courses or progress to developing your maths skills.</p>

Further information

<p>For further information or careers or educational advice, please contact our Student Gateway</p>

<p>01902 558180 | <a href="mailto:enquiries@aes.wolverhampton.gov.uk">enquiries@aes.wolverhampton.gov.uk</a> | <a href="http://www.aes.wolverhampton.gov.uk">www.aes.wolverhampton.gov.uk</a></p>

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