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ESOL E1

Course Title:

ESOL E1

Course Number:

LEMD N90247

Venue:

Derby Multicultural Centre

Learning Area:

Preparation for life

Level:

Entry Level 1

Tutor(s):

Jasvir Girn

Start Date:

18 September 2019

End Date:

24 June 2020

Session Time(s):

Wednesday between 09:30 and 12:00
Thursday between 09:30 and 12:00

Total Sessions:

60

Total Hours:

150

Class Size:

Between 8 and 12 learners.

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NOTE: This course has already started.

Course Information

ESOL Pre-Entry E1

What will I be learning?

Speaking and Listening

  • Introduce yourself
  • Spell your name
  • Ask simple questions – e.g. What’s your name? / How old are you? / Where are you from?
  • Answer simple questions – e.g. My name is … / I’m …… years old. / I am from …….
  • Say where you live (full address)
  • Learn names of objects, food, etc.
  • Describe your house
  • Ask for items 
  • Ask for and give basic directions – e.g. Turn left/right, etc.
  • Follow basic instructions

Reading

  • Learn the alphabet
  • Learn and recognise simple words
  • Read simple notices
  • Read and understand simple sentences
  • Read names of objects, food etc.
  • Read basic instructions

Writing

  • Write the alphabet
  • Write your name and address
  • Write names of objects, food etc.
  • Write about yourself in simple sentences (5-6)
  • Fill in a simple form
  • Learn punctuation rules (capital letters, full stops, question marks etc.)

Grammar

  • Verbs: be, have, do
  • Modal: can
  • Present Simple and Continuous (basics)
  • Linking word: and, but
  • Simple questions and negatives
  • Basic adjectives

Does the course lead to a qualification?

No formal qualification at pre-entry.  After your pre-entry course you can progress onto Entry 1 and gain a qualification (reading, writing, speaking and listening).

Entry 1: City and Guilds ESOL qualification at Entry 1 (reading, writing, speaking and listening)

Who is the course for?

The course is for learners meeting certain eligibility criteria who want to improve their English Language skills.

All learners must meet at least one of the eligibility criteria before they can join this course:

  • Evidence of being an EU citizen – a passport or an EU identity card
  • Evidence of a Refugee status
  • Evidence of being an Asylum Seeker living in the UK for over 6 months
  • Evidence of living in the UK for 3 years or more if not married to a British National
  • Evidence of living in the EU for 3 years or more if from a non EU country

What do I need to bring?

Pen, paper, folder and a dual language dictionary

Are there any additional costs?

Exam cost for fee payers - £20.60 per unit

How will I know how I am progressing during the course?

Your tutor will keep a written record of your Individual Learning Plan (ILP) and progression throughout the course you are attending. You will also have continuous verbal feedback on your progression.

Can I have help in the class?

If you would like to enrol on this course but think you will need some help in the class you could have support through the Learning Partners Scheme. The scheme matches learners who need additional help with a volunteer to attend the class together. Volunteers can help with confidence, practical tasks such as cutting or measuring, reading and taking notes or communicating with the tutor and other learners.

If you would like more information about the scheme please contact Pat Ward 642308

How is this course supported by DerbyLearn?

DerbyLearn is a learning platform that supports and complements most classes.  To find out more, please go to www.derbylearn.net and sign up, it's free and well worth a look!

Progression within DALS

We have lots of courses planned to ensure you have a variety of progression routes.  If you are interested in another course, please ask for more information or telephone our helpline on Derby (01332) 717900 or enquiries@derbyals.org

On completion of this course, you could progress to:

  • the next level of ESOL

Health and Wellbeing

The slogan you see on our brochures and leaflets is:
meet enjoy learn achieve
This is because we believe that taking part in adult and community learning can open the door to new friendships, give you something enjoyable and worthwhile to do with your time, enable you to learn something new and give you a sense of achievement. That's got to make you feel good!

Volunteering opportunities

We have a number of rewarding volunteering opportunities both within DALS and with other organisations.  These can offer you a number of benefits, including the ability to enhance your employment prospects, and the ability to learn whilst supporting others.  If you are interested in finding out more about volunteering opportunities, please contact Pat Ward on 01332 642308 or email pat.ward@derbyals.org  You can also find information on volunteering opportunities on our noticeboards and website.

 


Venue Information

Derby Multicultural Centre

Address:

Dairyhouse Road, Derby, DE23 8HN

Parking:

Limited Car Parking
Limited Cycle Parking

Disability Support:

Disabled Access to Ground Floor only
Disabled Toilets
Loop System

Refreshments:

Limited Facilities
Self Service Tea and Coffee

Crèche:

Crèche Unavailable

Directions:

Take Osmaston Road A514 from Derby City Centre. Turn right at the traffic lights into Douglas Street which becomes Dairyhouse Road at the traffic lights. The Multicultural Centre is on the left just after the lights. 01332 717940

Bus Routes:

No. 38 Arriva.

Enrolment Information

In Person

If you would like more information about this course or wish to enrol, please contact via:

Enrolment Centre:

Derby Multicultural Centre

Opening Times:

We are open: * Monday - Friday 9am to 4pm * Monday & Tuesday 6pm to 9pm (Term time only) * Saturday 9.30am to 12.30pm (Term time only)

Address:

Dairyhouse Road, Derby, DE23 8HN   Find Us

Telephone No:

01332 717940

Email:

enquiries@derbyals.org

By Email

Send your enrolment enquiry to enquiries@derbyals.org.

More Information

For more information about this course, please contact us on 01332 717900.

Fees

Category A Fee:

£570.00

Category B Fee:

FREE

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Note: Please bring evidence of eligibility for fee reduction to the first class.


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