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Adult Education Programme

Activity ref no: BOR24653M

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  • Adult Education Programme
  • 16+, Adult, 60+

Activity description

This course aims to build on students' basic knowledge of the language and culture for personal and leisure purposes; to build on students' confidence in using the language in a variety of situations; to develop further oral and written skills; and to extend students' knowledge of culture. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: It is assumed that students have completed 10 weeks or 20 hours of an absolute beginner course or have equivalent knowledge of the language. WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT TO LEARN: By the end of the course students will be able to ask for information relating to travel and transport; ask for directions; use and understand phrases and terms for shopping; initiate a phone conversation and be familiar with some useful phrases. HOW THE COURSE WILL BE TAUGHT: Class teaching, using mainly the communicative approach, which is task orientated with the emphasis on speaking, pronunciation and listening; pair work and small group work; role play and learning how to deal with a variety of scenarios. NB: Most tutors expect students to carry out some preparation or revision each week (homework). MATERIALS REQUIRED BY STUDENTS; APPROX/ADDITIONAL COSTS: Notebook and pen. Course book/materials as may be recommended by tutor. If text books or materials are required, information will be given at the first session of the course and students are advised not to purchase any materials until they are certain that the course is confirmed. Students should enter the building via the main entrance - in front of the canal.

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