Improve your English: join at any time

Daisy Play Centre, Totnes

Who is this course for?

Information days are being held where you can find out more, have the opportunity of taking an initial skills assessment and enrol on a course.

Passmore Edwards Centre, Newton Abbot on Tuesday 22nd August

The Mansion, Totnes on Monday 21st August.

This course will enable you to improve your English under the tuition of a qualified English teacher who will assist you with learning at your own pace and enable you to set your own goals. Progression opportunities will be available.

Course content

Courses cover different levels and include the skills of communication, reading and writing used in everyday situations such as

• contributing to formal discussion of ideas and opinions
• interpreting meaning in sentences
• planning and adapting texts
• planning and drafting writing

Support and feedback

How will I learn?

You will learn through varied activities working with others and on your own, as appropriate. You will practise reading, writing and speaking skills using a range of resources with both paper and computer based tasks available. Classes are taught in small, supportive groups.

How will my progress be monitored?

You will be encouraged to be responsible for your own learning. An individual learning plan will be used to record your targets and achievements.

Additional costs and requirements

You can only enrol on this course once you have had an initial assessment with an experienced Learn Devon Tutor to determine which course is most suitable for your needs. The course requires regular attendance and extra work at home.

A4 file, writing materials and lined paper to be brought to the first and subsequent lessons.

Will I have to do anything outside of the session?

Weekly homework will be used to practise, check understanding of topics covered and provide feedback on progress.

About the tutor

Hi. My name is Sarah I am the tutor on the Learn Devon English course; I have a degree in English Language and Literature and a postgraduate certificate in literacy and dyslexia. I have a special interest in the wider implication in literature and the routes of the English language. I enjoy working with people and hope that my experiences as a dyslexic can help others to realise that anybody can develop their English skills if they want to.

Start date14 Sep 2017
End date26 Jul 2018
Start time13:00
End time15:00
Concessions not available