What is special about this course?
This Unit has been designed for candidates whose first language is not English but who need to develop their ability to use English in a broad range of personal and social contexts. While studying this Unit candidates will develop their competence in the skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing in English for personal and social purposes. Candidates undertaking this Unit will already have a basic command of English and will develop their ability to understand and communicate with reasonable fluency in English in personal and social contexts.
Subject to sufficient numbers this course will be delivered as a taught class.
At the discretion of the college although it would be expected that candidates undertaking this Unit will already have a basic command of English.
Candidates who complete this Unit will be able to understand a range of spoken and written texts, write a variety of texts and talk to others on a variety of topics of personal and general interest.
How will I study my course?
- Part Time
Materials will be provided by the tutor as required.
You will receive taught sessions, completing tasks as instructed by your tutor.
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.
How long will my course last?
This single credti unit is deliveed in 30 hours.
Where can I study my course?
- Argyll College UHI
- Local Centres
Please contact your local centre for more information on start date.
For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.
What can I do on completion of my course?
ESOL: Transactional Contexts SCQF level 4.
ESOL: Work and Study Related Contexts level 4 or higher level ESOL study
Is there more information available online?
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