ESOL Speaking and Listening – Entry-Level 3

Every Wednesday at the college (10 weeks, non-residential)

Wednesday 10th April - Wednesday 12th June 2024

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You will engage in various speaking activities, such as presentations, discussions, and role-plays, to enhance your confidence and ability to communicate effectively in different contexts.

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Fees

This course is free to everyone

Level

Entry-Level 3

Please note:

You will be required to engage in various speaking activities, such as presentations, discussions, and role-plays, to enhance your confidence and ability to communicate effectively in different contexts.

This course is for anyone who would like to develop their ability in English.

The course begins by developing participants’ speaking fluency and confidence. You will learn strategies for overcoming speaking anxiety, such as effective breathing techniques and vocal projection exercises. You will engage in activities that promote speaking clearly, including discussions, presentations, and role-plays. You will practice expressing your thoughts, opinions, and ideas clearly and coherently, while developing effective communication strategies, such as using appropriate body language and tone of voice.

You will also focus on improving your pronunciation and intonation. You will learn to recognise and produce the sounds of English accurately, focusing on individual sounds, stress patterns, and word and sentence stress. Through listening and pronunciation exercises you will develop your ability to communicate clearly and be understood by others.

The course emphasises active listening skills, enabling you to understand and respond effectively to spoken English. You will practice various listening activities, such as listening to lectures, interviews, and conversations, and engage in exercises to enhance your listening comprehension and develop your ability to extract key information. You will learn techniques for note-taking, summarising, and clarifying questions to enhance your understanding and engagement during conversations and presentations.

Entry Requirements

You must be working at Entry-Level 3 in Literacy, or above