Improve your English: join at any time

Arts Centre, Bideford

Who is this course for?

You can only enrol on this course through a friendly chat and skills check with an experienced Learn Devon Learning support coordinator. To make a local appointment to confirm which course is most suitable for your needs, please contact our Bideford team on 01237 472462

This course will enable you improve your English under the tuition of a qualified English teacher who will assist you with learning at your own pace and enable you to set your own goals. Progression opportunities will be available.

The course requires regular attendance and extra work at home.

Course content

Courses cover different levels and include the skills of communication, reading and writing used in everyday situations such as

* contributing to formal discussion of ideas and opinions

* interpreting meaning in sentences

* planning and adapting texts

* planning and drafting writing

Support and feedback

How will I learn?

You will learn by a mixture of working with others and on your own. There will be whole class teaching too. You will do some research work, reading and some activities using a computer.

How will my progress be monitored?

You will be encouraged to be responsible for your own learning. An individual learning plan will be used to record your targets and achievements.

Additional costs and requirements

A4 file, writing materials and lined paper to be brought to the first and subsequent lessons.

You can only enrol on this course through a friendly chat and skills check with an experienced Learn Devon Learning Support Coordinator.

Will I have to do anything outside of the session?

Weekly homework will be used to practice, check understanding of topics covered and provide feedback on progress.

About the tutor

Rosemary has worked as an Area Tutor (Literacy) for Learn Devon in North Devon since 2011. Prior to this she taught English, ALDD and Family Learning classes on a sessional basis for six years.  She also works as an Arts and Languages tutor with the Open University. 

Rosemary has a Master’s Degree in Education and a BA in Humanities from The Open University, together with a Post Graduate Certificate of Education – Post compulsory Education, L4 Adult Literacy Specialism, and QTLS status. 

Rosemary loves working with people to enable them to gain a sense of fulfilment, achieve and make a real difference to their lives. She says that life is a continual journey of discovery – we are never too old to learn and move forward.   Learning should be fun! 

Start date26 Nov 2019
End date21 Jul 2020
Start time09:30
End time12:00
Concessions not available