october, 2020

2020wed07oct(oct 7)12:45 pmthu03dec(dec 3)3:00 pmEnglish for Work: Intermediate (E3)Funded online English course suitable for learners where English is not their first languageOnlineDay:Thursday,Wednesday length of course: 8 weeks

Time

October 7 (Wednesday) 12:45 pm - December 3 (Thursday) 3:00 pm

Location

Online

length of course

8 weeks

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Course details

Our English for work courses are suitable for learners where English is not their first language.   

This course will  be taught online. To participate in online classes you will need an email address, a reliable internet connection, a computer/laptop/tablet with fully updated browser (preferably Google Chrome). You will need to attend the online course on both days – Tuesday and Thursday at the specified time. 

This course is focused on people wanting to improve their English language skills for work. The level of this English for work course is intermediate. 

We will look at how to organise and look at a letter of application, use vocabulary for jobs and industries and make suggestions and give advice to someone. 

Learners will have an opportunity to give a presentation and learn to describe charts, graphs and talk about changes. We will look at how to send a business email and write a formal letter. We will also look at how to use polite telephone English and exchange opinions (how to be comfortable in agreeing, disagreeing and giving opinions). Learners will learn have to and don’t have to and common business expressions and vocabulary. We will also look at Prepositions of time, making appointments over the telephone and how to change appointments. Learners will also look at language used to report speech and questions, for example, ‘did anyone call?’. Finally, explaining and giving reasons for things, expressing feelings, likes and dislikes as well as giving and responding to advice. No textbook is needed, and course materials will be provided.  

This course is funded through Cambridgeshire Skills: See funding eligibility below:

If you are 19 or over, have lived in an EU country for 3 or more years and are at the right level, full funding is available. You will need to supply proof of identity and full attendance is required; you will also need to complete an enrolment form so that the office can apply for the funding and complete an individual learning plan weekly with your tutor. 

If you are not eligible for funding but would benefit from the course, you can attend by paying a tuition fee of £234 per 8 week term.

Previous Experience and Knowledge Needed?

To confirm this course is the correct level for you an assessment test will be needed for placement purposes. To book an appointment, call the office on 01223 712340 or email learnandtrain@cap.education. 

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of the course, you will have the opportunity to:

  • learn the basics of  the application process, and going through interviews
  • improve all the skills – reading, writing, listening and speaking, with the emphasis on building the skills and vocabulary that are most useful in the workplace and in searching for work.
  • build your ability to communicate more formally where appropriate, in meetings or on the telephone
  •  increase your confidence to express your own views through discussions of current affairs, cultural differences
  • improve your knowledge of British culture, food and values

Extra costs on the course for example text book, materials or equipment:

The tutor will advise in the first lesson

For the first session you will need to bring:

A notebook and pen and pencil.

On completion of this course, what might your next steps be?

The college has many English for work levels, talk with your tutor who will advise you.

The Learn and Train office is able to give course information or search for alternative courses for you.

TO BOOK YOUR PLACE

Please note the day and time has been changed since the programme was printed. Contact the office on 01223 712340 to enquire about suitability and booking a place.

Tutor

Sameena ButtSameena is a qualified EFL/ESOL teacher with a BA in English language teaching and English language and a Masters in Applied Linguistics and TESOL. Much of Sameena's teaching experience has been in the UK but she has also taught Academic English at a University in the UAE. She also works as a UKVI IELTS exam invigilator at the British Council. Sameena has taught accredited classes to teenagers as well as adults, refugees as well as well established learners. Sameena is an empathic tutor who finds it rewarding when learners do well. In her spare time Sameena enjoys any kind of artwork.

 

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