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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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    • Openshaw Campus is a welcoming centre, offering courses for school leavers, adults, university-level students and professionals. Many of the facilities at Openshaw are open to the community, including a library, salon, restaurant and fitness centre. Openshaw is a vibrant, modern campus, designed to be a supportive learning and social environment.

      Facilities at Openshaw Campus include:

      • IT suites with tools for multimedia courses
      • purpose-designed retail unit offering real life experience to retail learners
      • recording studios
      • outdoor amphitheatre for live music
      • state of the art automotive, engineering, construction and electrical technology and training vehicles
      • hair and beauty salons, open to the public
      • library resource centre (LRC)
      • gym and fitness centre, open to the public
      • award winning training restaurant (Bistro East), open to the public
      • nursery
      • air cabin

      Local area

      Openshaw is a suburb of east Manchester, a short bus ride from Manchester’s city centre. Openshaw Campus is built at the heart of the community with an open plan design and attractive green space and water features. Sportcity and the City of Manchester Stadium are close to the campus. Sportcity has a number of sports venues and fitness and sports facilities for the public. There is a 14-screen cinema five minutes away by car or 25 minutes on foot.