Course Title English (skill-building up to GCSE level)
Level:
Code 60

Overview of the Course

As well as developing your basic literacy skills, our classes aim to increase your confidence in this subject. An initial assessment will determine what level of English you will study – this will be discussed with you when you attend your interview.

What topics will I study?

The topics covered include:

  • Spelling
  • Punctuation
  • Grammar
  • Sentence and paragraph structure
  • Formal and informal language
  • Reading skills – skimming and scanning

Who is this course aimed at?

This course is designed for adults (19+)

Progression

Attending skill-building classes may lead to joining a GCSE in English Language at Bury College. This in turn can lead to a wide variety of further study options including an Access to Higher Education Diploma.

What are the entry requirements?

Successful completion of an initial assessment plus interview.

Duration

3 - 9 months depending on start date and qualification

Dates

Various
June 2018

Attendance

You will attend a weekly 3 hour class (day-time and evening classes available). Excellent attendance is critical.

Costs

Free

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