Introduction to English (Functional Skills and GCSE)

Key Facts
  • Starts Dates on Request
  • Course Type Part Time
  • Duration 6 Weeks
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This is a great course for those who are looking to refresh their literacy skills or those wanting a taster of the college experience before committing to a long-term course.

What will I learn

This course introduces learners to a range of basic literacy skills and practices. These may include work with basic spelling, punctuation and grammar, reading and writing skills and the ability to communicate with others verbally. This course is intended to introduce you to some of the content of the Functional Skills/GCSE English curriculum.

How will I learn

The focus of the course is firmly on weekly, taught sessions at the college in a classroom environment. A variety of resources will be available to cover all the topics required. These include: • Tutorial videos created especially for you by your tutor. • PowerPoint presentations • Peer and tutor support • Opportunity for one-to-one support with our subject specialist progress coach • Quizzes to check your knowledge

What's next

After successful completion of the course, your tutor will have a one-to-one tutorial to discuss which qualification and level of learning will be the most suitable next steps (Functional Skills/GCSE English).

To gain confidence when using English skills in your everyday life
Nationally recognised qualification which supports progression to higher education and in to employment
Flexible delivery options
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