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Basic Reading, Writing and Communication Skills

ii Whatever the current level of your English skills, this free course will develop your confidence and skills in a vast range of everyday and workplace situations.

Improving your English skills (reading, writing, speaking and listening) can also lead to a better job or to further study like apprenticeships or QCF (Qualifications and Credit Framework) awards.

Session

Topic

Description

The sessions are:

1

Discover and build on your English skills

A fun introduction to learning and using English through practical activities in reading, writing, speaking and listening.

2

How do I spell ………and where do I put a *!"?

Using dictionaries, apps, the internet and reading books to improve spelling, punctuation and grammar

3

Once upon a time…..

Writing creatively and imaginatively – stories, poems, blogs and diaries.

4

From Facebook to formalities

What type of written and spoken language do we use in different situations? Friendly, formal, texting, letter writing, emails, social media...

5

"What do I put here?”

Practical written communication skills for job applications, form filling (benefits, passports, utilities etc) and the skills needed for English qualifications.

Duration: Five 2.5 hour sessions

Course tutors:  Bury Adult Learning Service

Dates, Times and Venues

20, 27 June, 4, 18 & 25 July 2019 - 1.30pm to 4pm
Peel and Rutherford Rooms, Waterdale Restaurant, Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust, Bury New Road, Prestwich, Manchester M25 3BL

 

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