Everyday English (EM) (LD)

Course intent

Develop your reading and writing skills by taking part in group discussions and activities to enable you to be more confident when using English in your everyday life.

What will we cover?

During this course you will have the opportunity to:

  • Spell commonly used words and personal details
  • Write simple sentences and use punctuation and grammar
  • Develop speaking and listening skills
  • Read short text with a familiar topic or context
  • Recognise the main points and ideas in text
  • Use features of a text to find out information
  • Present information in written form
  • Follow the main points and contribute to a conversation.

    Who is this course for? Is there anything I need to know before joining?

    This course is for Entry Level learners with a learning disability, it is designed to help learners progress from their individual starting point to build confidence, independence, and social skills for everyday life.

You need to complete a literacy and numeracy initial assessment prior to enrolling on this course.

You must be able to follow guidance on health and safety and be ready to work as part of a group.

For more information on this or similar courses please contact our Customer Service Team on 0300 200 1044 or by emailing adultlearning@surreycc.gov.uk

What do I need to bring to the first class? Will there be any extra costs?

Bring a pen and reading glasses if you use them.

If you have someone supporting you in the class, they will need to follow our guidelines for support workers and sign a Personal Assistant Agreement.

What can I do when I finish the course?

After this course you could progress to another supported learning course, or further courses with Surrey Adult Learning. We will meet with you to give information, advice and guidance on your next step.

Additional information

Bring a drink or money to buy refreshments during a short break.

How to enrol

You can't currently enrol online for this course, so please call 0300 200 1044 to express your interest or to make an enquiry for further information.

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  • Day: Tuesday
  • Start date: 19 Sep 2023
  • Time: 12:45pm to 3pm
  • Cost: FREE
  • Location: Camberley centre
  • Sessions: 31 sessions
  • Tutor: Helen Wood
  • Course code: PADU289LJA
  • Places: Call 0300 200 1044

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