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Functional English (Level 1) for Adults

Course Overview

A good understanding of the English Language will help you to get the qualifications for the job that you want. This is an intensive programme which equips learners with practical skills for GCSE English Language, work and everyday life

Course type

Level 1 Functional Skills

This course is free for all adults who have never previously studied Functional Skills in English.

Course length

1 year

Required qualifications

There is no formal qualification required for Level 1. 

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To apply you will need to attend an Assessment Day, to register please click the date you would like to attend.

For more information please email: sabahat.waheed@newvic.ac.uk

Assessment Days:

Thursday 9th January 5 - 7 pm
Tuesday 14th January 5 - 7 pm
Thursday 16th January 5 - 7 pm
Tuesday 21st January 5 - 7 pm
Thursday 23rd January 5 - 7 pm

 



What will I study?

The course will focus on:

  • improving your ability to write in different styles and formats, in standard English
  • developing your reading and understanding skills
  • developing your speaking and listening skills

On the course you will:

  • select, read, understand and compare texts
  • use different texts to gather information, ideas, arguments and opinions
  • write a range of texts, including extended written documents, communicating
  • information, ideas and opinions, effectively and persuasively

APPLY NOW

To apply you will need to attend an Assessment Day, to register please click the date you would like to attend.

For more information please email: sabahat.waheed@newvic.ac.uk



Method of assessment

This course involves both oral and written work, and you will be assessed on both of these elements. At the end of the course, you will sit two examinations: one for reading and one for writing. The speaking and listening assessment will be completed by the teacher at the college under examination conditions. 

APPLY NOW

To apply you will need to attend an Assessment Day, to register please click the date you would like to attend.

For more information please email: sabahat.waheed@newvic.ac.uk



Other information

This is an intensive course and you will be required to work hard throughout the year. We expect a high level of attendance, and you will therefore be asked to sign a functional English learning contract at the beginning of the year.

APPLY NOW

To apply you will need to attend an Assessment Day, to register please click the date you would like to attend.

For more information please email: sabahat.waheed@newvic.ac.uk