Preparation for English GCSE

Online East

Who is this course for?

This course is aimed at adults who wish to join a GCSE English course in September 2020 but have not recently studied English and wish to brush up on their basic literacy skills.

It will also introduce some GCSE-specific topics, and prepare learners with the study skills required for the intensive one-year GCSE English course

Course content

We will look at the requirements of GCSE and consider the writing section, the reading section and also the speaking & listening element. We will look at using language specific vocabulary, compare texts and ways to develop writing in line with GCSE requirements.

Support and feedback

The tutor will provide personalised support as required. and give feedback, both written and verbal, during the session.

If you feel you require any support for your learning, please talk to a tutor or centre staff who will arrange for you to receive support or talk to a learning support co-ordinator. Any information given will be treated confidentially.

Additional costs and requirements

Bring a pen, paper & a folder.

To enrol on this course, you will first need to meet with one of our friendly Learning Support Coordinators. Through a skills check they will make sure that this is the right course for you. To make an appointment with our team please contact your local Learn Devon centre.

Will I have to do anything outside of the session?

Effective learning requires practice and reinforcement so on occasions you may be provided with short homework tasks to help consolidate the work done in the weekly session. You will also be encouraged to make use of other resources such as internet websites, links and clips for self-study activities.

Start date10 June 2021
End date08 July 2021
Start time13:00
End time15:00
Concessions not available