English: Entry 2

When and Where

Dates
16 Sep 2019 - 1 Jul 2020 (170 hours, 34 weeks)
Days and times
Monday 09:30 - 12:00
Wednesday 09:30 - 12:00
Location
Stockwell Centre

Cost

Full fee
£0 This course may be available for free
Concession fee
Concession Fee discount not applicable
Senior fee
Senior Fee discount not applicable

Quick Facts

Availability
This course has started but late enrolments are accepted.
Tutor
Jenny Thompson
Course code
FEB006B

What you will learn

Get confident in reading and writing. You will learn to read and write short stories, spell everyday words correctly and use punctuation. You will work towards the Entry 2 Functional Skills English assessment.

By the end of the course you will be able to

  • Give your opinion when discussing a topic in a group
  • Listen to and follow instructions to complete a simple task eg. photocopying a document
  • Look up the definition of a word in the dictionary
  • Read short, simple instructions
  • Write a note or email using 3 or 4 sentences and conjunctions (and, but)
  • Spell personal difficult words using a range of strategies

Class format and activities

You will be working on reading, writing, speaking and listening. You will work on your own and with others in a group. You will improve your confidence to write longer sentences and read a range of short stories and articles. You may use your own mobile phone or tablet to help you look up information and spellings.

In order to ensure that you make the best possible progress on your course, you will have regular feedback from your tutor, in a constructive and supportive environment.

Entry requirements

You must be fluent in spoken English. You will have had little or no education in an English speaking country or had limited study in English. You will have lived in the EU for at least 3 years. All new students need to take an assessment before they can enrol. Assessment dates are updated regularly on our website.

What you need to know before you enrol

Excellent (100%) attendance and punctuality is required from all students. You will be required to complete homework outside of class time and may be asked to research topics using the internet.

What you will need for your class

Whatever you need to help you learn in class including your mobile phone, tablet or laptop.

What you can do next

At the end of the year, if you have passed Entry 2, you may be advised to continue on to Entry 3 Functional Skills English.