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When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability Yes
  • Tutor Kris Knauer
  • Course Code W23ESLE16B
  • Suitable For 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

What you will learn

This course will help you gain study skills for Access courses or Higher Education. It will improve your English for academic purposes. You need to be at ESOL or English Level 2, or above and be committed to excellent attendance.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Respond to questions from other students following a presentation
  • Improve aspects of standard English, including punctuation
  • Gather ideas for a personal statement/essay and produce a workable plan
  • Write and proof read a personal statement or essay and draft a final version

Class format and activities

You will, - read and develop various forms of writing as well as various academic conventions, - develop your academic speaking skills, - work as a whole group, in pairs or individually, depending on the activity, - use the internet and other technology to develop your language skills, - build your study skills

Entry requirements

At our Advice and Guidance days, you will take a test and speak to a teacher before you can enrol. Assessment dates are updated regularly on our website:, skills

What you need to know before you enrol

Good progress depends on good attendance, regular practice of English and completing homework.

What you need

Lined A4 paper or notebook, Pen and pencil, A rubber, An A4 file, A smartphone or tablet will be useful in class

What you can do next

You can re-enrol on EED016C in Term 3. You can progress to Access courses if you pass the required entry tests or follow your chosen path into further or higher education. Your teacher can advise you on your next step.