ESOL (English For Speakers of Other Languages) Entry 1

ESOL (English For Speakers of Other Languages) Entry 1

Venue:
Duration: 20 weeks
Start Date: January 2022
Day and time: Tuesday, 9.15-11.45am OR Thursday, 9.15-11.45am OR 1-3.30pm
Course fees: FREE
Enrolment information: For information on how to apply, please call 01482 615 349 / 616 580 or email: learneradvice@hullcc.gov.uk

Course Aims

Attending an ESOL course will help you to:

Improve your grammar by learning about present simple, present continuous, prepositions of place and time and modal verbs.

You will learn about everyday situations, e.g. friends and family, shops and shopping, health and health care, education and learning, free time and hobbies.

At Entry 1 you will work on improving your:  speaking, listening, reading, writing, grammar, spelling and punctuation skills for everyday use in life and work

An ESOL course will help you to:

  • Improve speaking and listening
  • Improve reading and writing
  • Gain a qualification
  • Develop employment skills
  • Help your children with schoolwork

You will review your progress with your teacher throughout the course and you will get feedback on ways to help you improve your language and appropriate activities to help you do this.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements

An Initial Assessment Session will be carried out before commencement of course to ensure you are studying at the correct level.

How to apply

For information on how to apply, please call 01482 615 349 / 616 580 or email: learneradvice@hullcc.gov.uk

Course Content

Edexcel Functional Skills English

Entry 1 Speaking, Listening and Communicating

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • Say the names of the letters of the alphabet
  • Identify and extract the main information from short statements and explanations
  • Follow single-step instructions, asking for them to be repeated if necessary
  • Make requests and ask straightforward questions using appropriate terms and registers
  • Respond to questions about specific information
  • Make clear statements about basic information and communicate feelings and opinions on straightforward topics
  • Understand and participate in simple discussions or exchanges with another person about a straightforward topic

Entry 1 Reading

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • Read correctly words designated for Entry Level 1
  • Read simple sentences containing one clause
  • Understand a short piece of text on a simple subject

Entry 1 Writing

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • Punctuate simple sentences with a capital letter and a full stop
  • Use a capital letter for the personal pronoun ‘I’ and the first letter of proper nouns
  • Use lower-case letters when there is no reason to use capital letters
  • Write the letters of the alphabet in sequence and in both upper and lower case
  • Spell correctly words designated for Entry Level 1
  • Communicate information in words, phrases and simple sentences

Assessment Method

To achieve this qualification you will be required to take an exam

Where can it lead?

ESOL Functional Skills Entry 2

Maths Functional Skills

ICT Functional Skills

Employment

Integration into society

As a Hull Training and Adult Education learner you have access to our Careers Advice Service. Our advisers are on hand to guide you through options and support you to achieve your full potential.  Ask your tutor to refer you, if required.

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