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Get better at writing for work, study and everyday life. This course will help you develop your writing skills by giving you a clearer understanding of English grammar as well as strategies to improve your spelling and use of punctuation. You must be working at Entry 3 to join this course.
You will learn through reading and writing, focusing on grammatical structures and strategies to improve your writing. You will work on your own, with others in a group and take part in discussions. You will be given regular assignments to complete in class and for homework. Achievement on your course will be measured by whether you meet the learning outcomes above. At the start of the course you will have an opportunity to discuss these with your tutor and set your own personal targets, linked to the learning outcomes and future goals i.e. progression to an advanced-level course.
You must be fluent in spoken English and be studying at Entry 3. All new students need to take an assessment before they can enrol. Assessment dates are updated regularly on our website.
Excellent attendance is expected from all our students. You will be required to complete homework outside class time and be able to use the internet.
You will need an A4 lined writing pad with margin, a ring binder folder for your work, pens and a dictionary.
If you have excellent attendance and successfully complete the course, you may be advised to progress to Term 3.