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Course overview

This FREE new online course is for adults who already speak some English as a second language and would like to practice and improve their confidence in speaking English to help with essential everyday situations when they are living in the UK.

During this course, you will understand how to talk about gas and electric bills, banks and statements, paying with British money in shops and understanding best prices, understand measurements to purchase food in grocery stores.

This course also offers you the first steps to help you progress onto an ESOL course that offers a qualification - details will be provided by the tutor on the course.

This course is supported by Multiply funding. Multiply is the Government funded campaign within the Skills for Life Strategy aimed at supporting adults to improve their skills and confidence with everyday maths. Multiply offers easy access to free courses and initiatives where you can build your confidence in using numbers at work or in everyday life, or even gain a qualification. Visit skillsforlife.campaign.gov.uk/multiply to find out about Multiply.

The Speaking English - Essential for everyday life in UK course will help you to brush up on your numeracy skills while developing your English language skills and meeting new people in a relaxed environment.

Learners will learn in a fun and relaxed environment with an experienced tutor.

Session details

We understand it can be difficult for you to take the first steps and try something new so, on the first day of the course, our friendly tutor will talk to you about the course and offer some useful information and advice.

An experienced tutor will host the session via Microsoft Teams.

When registering interest, please ensure that you use a valid email address as this is where the invite to join the online session will be sent.

Closer to the date for the start of the session, check your emails for a link to "Join Microsoft Team Meeting" and click this join a few minutes before the start time.


Eligibility criteria

This course is supported by Multiply funding. Multiply is the Government funded campaign within the Skills for Life Strategy aimed at supporting adults to improve their skills and confidence with everyday maths.

Learners must be aged 19 or over from 1st August 2022

Unfortunately you will not be eligible to enrol on this course if you live in Wolverhampton, Walsall, Sandwell, Dudley, Solihull or Birmingham.

The course is FREE for those who are eligible to enrol on the course.

Venue and accessibility

This course is offered as an online session.

You will need internet access, a laptop, smartphone or tablet and the Microsoft Teams app to join the session.



What to Do Next

Are you feeling more confident and want to continue your learning?

At the end of the course, the tutor will help and advise you on your next steps into further learning or work opportunities. You can also search for more courses on Learn Telford which we regularly update with details of new courses throughout the year.

We offer a wide range of short taster courses you can try in community centres around Telford and, when you feel ready to take your learning further, we can offer you an opportunity to join an accredited course and help you gain a qualification.

For enquiries contact:

Opening Hours 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday

Telephone: 01952 382888

Email: support@learntelford.ac.uk

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