ESOL: Preparation for Study

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Course Description

Part 1: Writing formal and informal letters and emails 12th - 13th Mar 2018 How to set out letters and emails and what to include.

Part 2: Reading and writing an article 19th - 20th Mar 2018 Planning an article, looking at paragraphs and punctuation.

Part 3: Reading and writing descriptions 26th - 27th Mar 2018 How to describe and compare places.

Part 4: Writing and reading about celebrations 16th - 17th April 2018 Planning skills for writing and vocabulary for special events.

Part 5: Writing and reading about the future 23rd - 24th April 2018 Writing about future events and making suggestions.

Part 6: Focus on sentences 30th April - 1st May 2018 Reviewing grammar and punctuation.

Part 7: Exam Preparation 8th - 9th May 2018 ( please note this is a Tuesday and Wednesday) Tips and techniques for the reading and writing exams. Test papers with individual feedback to improve your marks.

Part 8: Exams & Progression 14th - 15th May 2018 Reading and Writing exams. Individual advice and guidance about future options and progression routes.

Dates

Course runs from 12 Mar 2018 to 15 May 2018

Qualification

You will have the opportunity to take a Reading and Writing exam at your own level

Entry Requirements

You must complete Preparation for Work to progress to this course. These courses are for women who already have Entry 2 ESOL skills in most areas and who want to progress to Entry 3 and Level 1.

Method of Assessment

Learning will be monitored through the use of tasks and observation. Assessment of learning will be ongoing through your Individual Learning Plan (ILP). You will have the opportunity to take a Reading and Writing exam at your own level.

Progression

Other ESOL or English courses. You may want to attend other courses such as maths and ICT.

Notes

This course has 8 parts and you will need to attend all 8 parts.

Help and Advice

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To Apply for a Course

Course Application and Support Forms:

To apply for this course you will need to complete the Application form for each course you wish to attend, there is space for up to 3 courses per form.

The Information Form only needs to be completed once each academic year, if you have not completed one for this year, you will need to complete this also.

You can either print the forms once completed, sign and return by post or email the forms direct to the college at enquiry@hillcroft.ac.uk.

(You will be required to sign the forms when you attend the college)

Download the Course Application and Support Forms:

Hillcroft Student Application Form Hillcroft Student Information Form

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