IT Plus English And Maths For Adults
This course is for beginners and for those wanting to brush up their IT, English and Math skills. You will learn how to use the keyboard and mouse, work on improving your spelling and reading, use browsers to search for information on websites, work on your basic math skills using websites, games and personal budgeting apps. You will need to come for an assessment before you start. These courses are FREE.
The Tuesday / Thursday class will take place at Blackfriars Settlement, 1 Rushworth Street, London SE1 ORB. This a new Mary Ward Centre location and is a short walk from Southwark Tube Station.
Who is this course for
This course is for students with a low level of English, Math and IT. It is also for students who lack confidence and want to brush up on skills they already have and learn new ones.
Please make sure you have at least E2 English/ESOL. You will need to come for an assessment before you start.
What does this course cover
A chance to gain basic computer skills such as word processing, internet searching and email. At the same time improve your English and Maths with the help of your tutor.
1. You will learn how to use the mouse, key board and desktop to open apps, type and drag and drop icons or images
2. You will learn how to add, take away, multiply in a range of practical contexts, such as working at the till, using supermarket checkout and personal budgetting
3. You will improve your spelling of key words, sounds and letters using websites, games and other apps.
4. You will improve your ability to write sentences by sending messages using email and smart phones
What will it be like
This course is very practical. You will learn by doing. You will learn in small groups and you will sometimes learn alone. You will complete worksheets, play games, use websites and apps to work on your basic skills. You will work with your fellow students and you will also work with your tutor.
Teaching methods: Visual demonstration and verbal explanation. Written handouts with visual diagrams. One-to-one teaching. Group discussions
Learning methods: Hands-on practical activities, Reading handouts and following instructions.
One-to-one and group discussion.
How students are assessed: Questions and answers during group discussions and one-to-one teaching.
Record of students' progress and achievement on an assessment sheet as they achieve the course objectives. Practical work produced is evidence of learning.
What else do you need to buy or do
You will only need a note book and a pen for this course.
What this course could lead to
There is no exam at the end of this course and there is not qualification. The course is designed to help you develop confidence and skills on an on-going basis. If you feel confident and ready to progress there are any number of basic skills courses you can do at the Mary Ward Centre, either a stand-alone IT course, or and English course or a math course.
There is detailed information in Reception about all our courses at the Mary Ward Centre.
Information about other learning opportunities can be obtained from Learn Direct: www.learndirect.co.uk and from the following websites: www.floodlight.co.uk; www.hotcourses.com; www.citylit.ac.uk; www.wmcollege.ac.uk; www.morleycollege.ac.uk
I've been to many Centres to study in London and the Mary Ward Centre is one of the nicest I've studied in.MWC student
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.’