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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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    • North Manchester Sixth Form is a friendly, vibrant sixth form centre offering courses for school leavers. There are a wide range of courses to choose from, including acting, medical sciences, childcare, business, film production and forensics. The comfortable, environmentally friendly site is made up of a bright modern building and the restored Harpurhey Baths. There is plenty of space to socialise and a large garden. Many of the facilities at North Manchester Sixth Form are open to the community.

      Harpurhey Baths is a Grade II listed building and part of North Manchester Sixth Form. The college has transformed the building into an award-winning exhibition space for students and the community.

      Facilities at North Manchester Sixth Form include:

      • library resources centre (LRC)
      • large open plan area for eating and socialising
      • canteen
      • garden
      • mock aircraft cabin, check in desk, working luggage scales and tannoy system
      • fitness centre, open to the public
      • exhibition and performance space, open to the public
      • panini bar, open to the public

      Local area

      North Manchester Sixth Form is in Harpurhey, a suburb three miles north of central Manchester. There are a large market, supermarket, shops, fast food chains and a post office nearby. North Manchester Sixth Form is close to Queens Park and Boggart Hole Clough, large community parks hosting events throughout the year. Queens Park has a children’s playground. North City Family and Fitness Centre is five minutes’ walk away and has a health suite and swimming pool.