Online Course, Aspire Cloud
12:15 - 14:15
2 hours x 10 sessions
Concessions available if you are: 65 or over or on a means tested benefit (evidence required)
What is the course about?
This is a Learning for Personal Interest course.
The aim of the course is to develop basic communication skills in practical situations for beginners who intend to use the language on holiday or for work. The emphasis will be on developing your speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. Topics could include: introducing yourself and other people, family information shopping, ordering food and drink, booking a hotel room, asking for and giving directions.
All lessons will have learning aims which the tutor will share with you and they will track how you are progressing throughout the course and keep you informed.
The structure of the language is introduced through everyday topics and practical situations; you will also gain an insight into the culture and customs of the country.
What previous experience, knowledge or qualifications do I need for this course?
This course is for complete beginners as well as beginners with a very basic knowledge of the language, or for those who may have completed a 5 week taster course with us. If you are unsure of your level, please contact us and ask to speak to the tutor for further assistance. Diagnostic self-assessment sheets are available from the centres and on our website.
What do I need to bring with me?
Pen and paper. At the first session your tutor will discuss with you the purchase of a suitable dictionary and textbook.
Are there any additional costs?
There are no additional costs for this course.
What can I do next?
You might also like to progress to other Aspire Sussex courses developed to improve your skills for everyday life, employment, health and wellbeing or to explore a personal interest, see below.
Learning for Life: Develop your skills to support greater independence, including digital skills and skills to support family learning. Courses available include; Money Management, Computers for Beginners, Personal Development, Microsoft packages and Volunteering Skills.
Learning for Work: Develop your skills for the workplace ,including to improve the chance of getting a job or to progress at work. Courses available include; Level 1 and 2 Functional Skills English and Maths, Digital Skills qualifications, Back to Work and GCSE English and Maths.
Learning for Health & Wellbeing: Develop your skills to support personal wellbeing including confidence and independence through healthy body and mind and improved nutrition. Courses available include; Yoga, Mindfulness, Cooking/Nutrition and Art for Wellbeing.Learning for Personal Interest: Develop skills to support your quality of life, gain cultural enrichment, creative stimulation and personal fulfilment. Courses available include; Textiles, French, Spanish, Italian, German, Drawing and Painting, Pottery, Photography, History, Archaeology.
Detailed information on or all these courses and many more can be found online or in our brochure. If you have any questions please ask your tutor or contact aspire on 0345 601 01 61 or visit our website at www.aspiresussex.org.uk
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