The purpose of this Unit is to give candidates confidence in using English at a basic level and develop their skills of speaking listening reading and writing in English for personal and social purposes.
Candidates studying this Unit will have little or no previous knowledge of English and will be familiar with the Roman script.
Subject to sufficient numbers this course will be delivered as a taught class.
At the discretion of the centre although it would be expected for the candidate to have attained the ESOL Literacies units or similar.
Candidates who complete this Unit will be able to understand, request and provide short, simple spoken and written information in familiar and predictable personal and social contexts.
The final assessment of this unit consists of 4 Learning Outcomes. Your tutor will tell you when you are ready to take each Learning Outcome. If your performance in the final assessment is satisfactory, you will receive a certificate from the SQA. The learning outcomes will include - Communicating orally in English for personal and social purposes; Producing written English for personal and social purposes; Demonstrating an understanding of spoken English in a personal and social context; Demonstrating an understanding of written English in a personal and social context.
You will receive taught sessions, completing tasks as instructed by your tutor.
This double unit is delivered either as 2 lessons of 2 hours per week for 15 weeks, or delivered 2 hours per week for 30 weeks
Please contact your local centre for more details on the course start date.
For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.
Other ESOL units at the same Access 2 level are available:-
ESOL: Transactional Contexts F1AD 08 (SCQF level 2)
ESOL: Work and Study Related Contexts F1AE 08 (SCQF Level 2)
Other ESOL units are available at Intermediate 1, Intermediate 2 and Higher level (SCQF levels 3-6)
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To enrol, or for further information on this course, please contact your local Argyll College Centre
We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Argyll College UHI. Argyll College operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.
Please contact your local centre for more details on how to apply for this course.