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EFL - Improve Your English Grammar Intermediate (L00389-161705)

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Price: £113.00 Click here for information on help with fees

Please note:
This Course has already started, please have a look at the alternative dates below or it may be possible to join some courses after the start date.

If you're interested in joining this course email info@racc.ac.uk to enquire.

Weekdays/Time: Fri (12:15 to 14:45)

Started: 21/04/2017 (Number of Weeks: 6)

End Date: 26/05/2017

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  • L00389-161706 EFL - Improve Your English Grammar Intermediate Start: 09/06/2017
    Duration: 6 week(s) Days/Time: Fri (12:15 to 14:45)

Tutor Approval Required? Yes more info

Course Overview:

“Improve your English grammar”

• The course is to help you practise English grammar; focusing particularly on the tenses: present, past and future time.

• You will be taught how to write the different tenses: form, meaning and structure in a variety of contexts and functional situations.

• We will also study other forms of grammar which will include: direct/indirect questions forms, defining and non-defining relative clauses, reported speech, cleft sentences, word order, gerunds and infinitives – to name but a few!

• You will be taught to edit and notice any grammatical patterns or errors that may occur in your English and gain confidence in self correction.

How to Apply - Tutor Approval

Please complete the online Application form and book your interview by clicking Apply Now at the top of this page. If no interview slots are available at the time of your application we will be in touch to arrange an interview date.

To be accepted on the course you must complete the following steps:

  1. Maths and English Assessments: This MUST be done prior to your interview and takes about 1hour, you can come and do this at any time during opening times.
  2. Evidence of skills: You may be required to show evidence of relevant skills either by bringing your certificates or doing an initial assessment task
  3. Interview: The Tutor interview is to ensure that this is the right course for you and that you are fully aware of what is involved in completing the course

On completition of your interview and meeting the other criteria laid out in the application process, successful applicants will be offered a place on to the course.

How to Enrol:

How to Enrol

Entry Requirements:

You are an intermediate user of English (ESOL Level E3) or overall band grade 4/5 in IELTS (English Language Testing System).

You are confident in speaking, listening, reading and writing but want to improve your accuracy of English grammar.

You are can cope with overall meaning in most situations although you are likely to make many grammatical mistakes that could impede on your written and spoken form.

You can use some complex language but need to be more accurate.

You should attend an Advice and Guidance session to assess your level of English but this is not essential (will be accepted with tutor approval).

Maths and English Assessments

Before your tutor interview you are also requested to take an online assessment in Maths and English at the college. This will help us ensure that the course is suitable for you and that you have the right English and maths skills to enjoy the course and succeed.

To help you, have a look at these online resources before you come to college to take the assessment.

Course Content:

This course will help you with:


MAIN FOCUS ON GRAMMAR (and writing)

• Organise your writing and plan what you want to write according to the specific exam criteria.
• Use grammar more accurately.
• Check your work for spelling etc

READING (listening and speaking)

• Read a variety of different texts such as books, interviews, newspapers, exercises to extend your vocabulary.
• Understand and discuss the main points of a piece of writing.
• Find information in a text.

You will be given the opportunity to use websites to help with your English and to use the college intranet system to access work set by your tutor.

Assessment Methods:

Your teacher will check your progress in writing specifically, speaking, reading and listening as a sub skill, on the course and give you advice on how to improve.

Additional Information:

If you would like to discuss any additional learning needs contact our Additional Learning Support Co-ordinator on 020 8891 5907 x 5032

For information on course fees and how to get additional help to pay for them look at our How to Pay for Your Course section.

Bring To First Class:

Pen and paper, file. Dictionary.

Attendance:

You are expected to attend every class and complete the course.

Further Study and Career Opportunities:

At the end of the course you can:
• Attend a Cambridge exam course (e.g. PET/FCE/) or general Intermediate English course or higher.
• Attend an EFL conversation and pronunciation course
• Attend an EFL Business LCCI L1 course

Frequently Asked Questions:

How to Pay for Your Course

Information Advice and Guidance:

If you are looking for assistance on a new career path, course choice or looking for further opportunities then speak to our Information Advice and Guidance team.

 




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