Basic Literacy For Esol (Entry 1 & 2)

If your reading and writing skills need work then these are the right courses for you. These courses are for ESOL students who want to develop their literacy skills. You will learn how to write your name and address, read and write everyday words and build your literacy skills even if you cant read or write in your own language.

Who is this course for

This course is for people who can speak some English but find reading and writing more difficult. Some students might not be able to read or write in their own language.

What does this course cover

Some students might learn how to read and write their name, address and some common words others might learn to read short texts. Students will learn to recognise and use simple punctuation e.g. fulls stops and capital letters, write basic sentences and fill in simple forms.

What will it be like

There will be group and pair work to support students with their learning. Lots of work will be individualised.

What else do you need to buy or do

Bring a file, pen and paper.

What this course could lead to

As a student becomes more able to read and write in English it might be possible to enter ESB Entry 1 reading or writing exams or even move into mainstream classes.

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Why come to Mary Ward Centre?

Mary Ward Centre is the adult education centre with a difference. We provide a wide range of subjects for people at all levels and run courses during the day, evening or weekend to suit your timetable.

Get inspired and enjoy excellent teaching in an environment where each individual’s learning experience is valued. That’s what makes Mary Ward Centre ‘the friendly place to learn.’