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Foundation Learning Programme ESOL and EAL 1 at The Manchester College

Course description

Are you 16 – 18 years old? Do you speak English as a second language? If you said yes, then this course is for you! English is spoken and used every day in the business world, in top films, books & music, and all across the internet. This course will help you:- Improve your English – reading, writing and speaking- Practice English in subjects like Science, Technology, Engineering, and Art - Learn useful skills in Maths, technology and communicationAll the English and other skills you learn on this course will help with other courses you take at The Manchester College and make sure you can get a good job in the future!

Entry requirements

You don’t need any qualifications to take this course. We will just invite you for an interview to find out more about you. You should be interested in British culture and people from other countries. And you should want to:- Work hard- Come to class every day- Take part in all activities

Assessment

During this course, to make sure you are learning as much as you can, you will: - Build a record of all the essential skills you’ve studied (15%)- Be marked on how often you come to class and complete work (15%)- Take tests in English, Maths and ICT (15%)

Financial information

All full-time courses are free to 16-18 year olds who meet funding regulations. For further details please call the Course Enquiry Team on 03333 222 444.

Future opportunities

When you have finished this course, you will have really improved your English reading, writing and speaking and have learnt lots of skills that will help you get a good job in the future. We can help you plan what job you would like to have. You will also have the English skills needed to study other exciting courses at The Manchester College, including GCSEs in English and Maths!

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 10 April 2018
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    • Northenden Campus is a large, welcoming campus, offering a wide range of courses for school leavers, apprentices, adults and university-level students. We’ve invested £2 million in the campus to make it a great place to study vocational and academic courses. We’ve created a wildlife haven within the grounds and wildlife corridors connecting the site to the beautiful Wythenshawe Park nearby. Some of the facilities at Northenden are open to the public, including beauty salons.

      Facilities at Northenden Campus include:

      • fitness suite
      • football pitch
      • games area
      • large library resource centre (LRC)
      • SkillZone with extensive IT tools
      • art and design workshops
      • canteen and coffee bar
      • purpose built kitchen for catering courses
      • woodwork, ceramics and jewellery workshops
      • photography studios
      • salons (open to the public)
      • wildlife corridors to Wythenshawe Park
      • wildflower meadows
      • habitats for wildlife
      • birdboxes

      Local area

      Northenden is a suburb of south Manchester. There are shops, a supermarket, restaurants and takeaways 15 minutes’ walk from the campus in central Northenden. There are also a small supermarket and shops closer to the campus. Northenden is surrounded by green space. The campus is minutes away from Gib Lane Wood and Wythenshawe Park which includes a community farm. It is also close to the Mersey Valley nature reserve; a riverside walk through miles of countryside and parkland.