This course will help get you started on your journey to read English confidently, we will help you read whole words and sentences and read forms and short stories. The class is a supportive one and you will be encouraged to work at your own pace with support from your tutor. You should have confidence in speaking English before joining this course.
This course will be delivered online through Microsoft Teams and will involve tutor presentation and class discussion. Student preparation and independent practice is encouraged outside of lessons. To fully participate in this online class, you will need:
- An email address
- A reliable internet connection
- A computer/laptop/tablet with a fully updated browser (preferably google chrome). Your device will need a microphone, and preferably a camera.
Please be prepared to provide your residency documents such as a passport, EU citizen ID card, UK Birth Certificate or Biometric Card. If you have been in the UK for less than 3 years or have entered the UK with a visa you will need to provide evidence that you are eligible to study in the UK - your visa, your biometric card that covers the duration of your course or any relevant home office documents to support your residency should all be provided. If you’re an EU, EEA or Swiss citizen we will need to see evidence of 'Pre-Settled' or 'Settled-status' documents. Also for funding purposes we would need to see evidence of payslips if working (within the last 3 months). If you are receiving benefits (e.g JSA, ESA, Universal Credit (UC), Housing benefits etc. please provide evidence of this).
Upon successful completion of the course you can progress into further study in this area.