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English as a Foreign Language EFL - Intermediate B1+ [HDF8498G]

Surrey Adult Learning

£260 PER COURSE

What will I learn?

Overview

On this course you will widen your knowledge of vocabulary and grammar, so that you can communicate on a variety of topics.

What will we cover?

At Intermediate level you will:

• Increase your vocabulary and communicate with growing confidence;
• Read and discuss a range of written texts, including newspaper and magazine articles;
• Improve your listening skills, including listening and responding to English spoken at normal speed.

Classes are friendly and informal. Sometimes you will work in pairs or groups so that you can practise speaking more. Your tutor will give you regular feedback and help you to assess your progress and achievement.

Who is this course for? Is there anything I need to know before joining?

This is an Intermediate Level course for learners who are working towards CEFR level B1+, and have already completed a Lower Intermediate (B1) Level course or have the equivalent knowledge.

This course takes place on two days per week and you must be able to attend both sessions.

Come to one of our Information, Advice and Guidance sessions and take an English grammar test to check your level.
Dates and times of our Information, Advice and Guidance sessions are as follows:-

CAMBERLEY ADULT LEARNING CENTRE
France Hill Drive, Camberley, GU153QB

10:00 - 11:30 Thursday 6th September 2018
10:00 - 11:30 Wednesday 12th September 2018

12:30 - 14:00 Thursday 6th December 2018
10:00 - 11:30 Wednesday 9th January 2019

12:30 - 14:00 Thursday 4th April 2019
10:00 - 11:30 Wednesday 24th April 2019

ESHER ADULT LEARNING CENTRE
19 Esher Green, Esher, KT108AA

10:00 - 11:30 Thursday 6th September 2018
10:00 - 11:30 Thursday 13th September 2018

10:00 - 11:30 Wednesday 9th January 2019
10:00 - 11:30 Thursday 10th January 2019

10:00 - 11:30 Wednesday 24th April 2019
10:00 - 11:30 Thursday 25th April 2019

FARNHAM ADULT LEARNING CENTRE
25 West Street, Farnham, GU97DR

10:00 - 11:30 Tuesday 11th September 2018

10:00 - 11:30 Tuesday 8th January 2019

10:00 - 11:30 Tuesday 23rd April 2019

GUILDFORD ADULT LEARNING CENTRE
Sydenham Road, Guildford, GU13RX

18:00 - 19:30 Monday 10th September 2018
10:00 - 11:30 Wednesday 12th September 2018

18:00 - 19:30 Monday 14th January 2019
10:00 - 11:30 Wednesday 16th January 2019

18:00 - 19:30 Monday 29th April 2019
10:00 - 11:30 Wednesday 1st May 2019

What do I need to bring to the first class? Will there be any extra costs?

Please bring a notepad and pen. A ring-binder or folder for storing handouts is recommended. The course fee does not include the cost of a course-book. These usually cost £30 - £35 and can be used for the full year. Your tutor will provide details at your first lesson.

You may also wish to purchase additional study aids such as CDs, workbooks, dictionaries and grammar books, which are optional.

What can I do when I finish the course?

Terms 1, 2 and 3 are offered. Your tutor will advise you when you are ready to progress to Upper Intermediate level.

Additional information

We welcome learners with additional needs and disabilities. When you enrol please let us know if you would like to discuss your extra support needs with a member of the Supported Learning Team who will then contact you as soon as possible. If you are enrolling within 10 days of the course start date, we may not be able to contact you before your first class. Surrey Adult Learning values and supports equality and diversity by promoting fairness and respect at all times.

What do I need to know?

None

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Qualification Explained

No qualification

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Certificate of attendance/completion/achievement (no assessment element)

This means you'll get a certificate at the end to prove you've completed the course. You won't have to do any exams, you'll just be given something to show you turned up and learnt something

Functional Skill

The Functional Skill qualification is awarded to people who have completed a course that shows them how to apply maths and/or English to real life situations. You will be assessed in order to achieve this

Basic skill

This essentially means you'll come away with a basic ability at literacy and numeracy. These qualifications and courses are often for adults who didn't reach a high enough level in these in school

Pre-apprenticeship at Level 1

Pre-apprenticeship courses are aimed at getting you ready to do an apprenticeship. If you hold one of these qualifications, it will help you take the next step when you're ready

NVQ Level 1 and relevant components

NVQ stands for National Vocational Qualification and will cover skills needed in a particular area of work. Level 1 NVQs teach the basics and will provide you with a starter to study more. They're equivalent to GCSEs grades D-G

SVQ Level 1 and relevant components

The same as an NVQ but for Scotland (stands for Scottish Vocational Qualification), the SVQ level one covers skills needed in a particular area of work. Level 1 SVQs teach the basics and will provide you with a starter to study more. They're equivalent to GCSEs grades D-G

Scottish National Qualification - Standard Grade

National Qualifications are based in Scotland and are taken by students in school and college, depending on the level. Like GCSEs in England, they cover a range of subjects and aim to prepare you for further education or work. This level is the first and most basic level of National you can do

Scottish National Qualification - Access 3

National qualifications are based in Scotland and are taken by students in school and college, depending on the level. Like GCSEs in England, they cover a range of subjects and aim to prepare you for further education or work. This level is the first and most next level up from the most basic level of National qualification you can do

Scottish National Qualification - Intermediate 1-2

National qualifications are based in Scotland and are taken by students in school and college, depending on the level. Like GCSEs in England, they cover a range of subjects and aim to prepare you for further education or work. This is the 'intermediate' level of National you can do

GCSE or equivalent

GCSE stands for General Certificate of Secondary Education and sit at levels 1 and 2 on the QCF. This means they give you a grounding in a subject that will prepare you for further education or work

Welsh Baccalaureate Diploma

Delivered by course providers in Wales, this qualification is at the same level as GCSEs and often chosen as an alternative

Vocational related qualification (VRQ)

This term encompasses any qualification that you can achieve that will be focused on preparing you for a specific workplace

Young Apprenticeship/Apprenticeship at Level 2

Intermediate apprenticeships are the equivalent to GCSEs grades A* to C. They are workplace-based qualifications where you learn by doing (and get paid too!) and only spend a short time in college

First Certificate/Diploma

These qualifications, though usually based in a college or school, prepare you for the workplace by teaching you relevant practical skills alongside theory. They are equivalent to GCSEs

NVQ Level 2 and relevant components

NVQ stands for National Vocational Qualification and will cover skills needed in a particular area of work. Level 2 NVQs will require you have some knowledge in the subject and will take basic skills a little further. They're equivalent to GCSEs grades A*-C

SVQ Level 2 and relevant components

The same as an NVQ but for Scotland (stands for Scottish Vocational Qualification), the SVQ Level 2 build on the basics and will provide you with a starter to study more. They're equivalent to GCSEs grades A*-C

Advanced Apprenticeship at Level 3

Advanced apprenticeships are the equivalent to A Levels. They are workplace-based qualifications where you learn by doing (and get paid too!) and only spend a short time in college

GCE AS Level or equivalent

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GCE A Level or equivalent

These are academic qualifications aimed at giving you higher expertise in certain subjects, preparing you for work or for further education

International Baccalaureate Diploma

This qualification is recognised worldwide and is equivalent to GCSEs. It covers a range of subjects

National Certificate/Diploma

These qualifications, though usually based in a college or school, prepare you for the workplace by teaching you relevant practical skills alongside theory. They are equivalent to A Levels

NVQ Level 3 and relevant components

NVQ stands for National Vocational Qualification and will cover skills needed in a particular area of work. Level 3 NVQs will require you have some knowledge in the subject and will take your learning to a higher level. They're equivalent to A Levels

SVQ Level 3 and relevant components

The same as an NVQ but for Scotland (stands for Scottish Vocational Qualification), the SVQ level one covers skills needed in a particular area of work. They're equivalent to A Levels

Scottish National Qualification - Higher

National Qualifications are based in Scotland and are taken by students in school and college, depending on the level. Like GCSEs in England, they cover a range of subjects and aim to prepare you for further education or work. This is the 'higher' level of National qualification you can do

Scottish National Qualification - Advanced Higher

National Qualifications are based in Scotland and are taken by students in school and college, depending on the level. Like GCSEs in England, they cover a range of subjects and aim to prepare you for further education or work. This is the 'advanced higher' level of National qualification you can do

Access to Higher Education

This is a qualification aimed at preparing you for university if you don't have the traditional A Level/GCSE level of study. Usually focused on a specific subject it will get you ready to take a degree in that area on finishing

Foundation Art and Design

This qualification is aimed at getting you ready to take a degree in a creative subject. It is equivalent to a foundation degree

NVQ Level 4 and relevant components

NVQ Level 4 and relevant components

SVQ Level 4 and relevant components

The same as an NVQ but for Scotland (stands for Scottish Vocational Qualification), the SVQ level one covers skills needed in a particular area of work. Level 4 takes your learning to a much higher level. They're equivalent to undergraduate degrees

Higher Apprenticeship at Level 4

Higher apprenticeships are the equivalent to a foundation degree. They are workplace-based qualifications where you learn by doing (and get paid too!) and will only spend a short time in college

NVQ Level 5 and relevant components

NVQ stands for National Vocational Qualification and will cover skills needed in a particular area of work. Level 5 NVQs are usually for experienced managers in the workplace. They're equivalent to undergraduate degrees

SVQ Level 5 and relevant components

The same as an NVQ but for Scotland (stands for Scottish Vocational Qualification), the SVQ level one covers skills needed in a particular area of work. Level 5 SVQs take your learning to a much higher level - often for experienced managers. They're equivalent to undergraduate degrees

Nationally recognised qualification

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Professional or Industry Specific qualification

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Other External Awarded Qualification

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Course Provider Diploma/Certificate/Award (this must include an assessed element)

This means the qualification is awarded by the course provider but that you do get a real qualification at the end, it's just that they award it in-house. There will be an assessment to get this

Qualification

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Study mode

Part time day

Level

Intermediate

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SURREY ADULT LEARNING

SURREY ADULT LEARNING

Keep learning. Try something new. Rediscover an old interest. Sign up for that course. Surrey County Council Adult & Community Learning Service run hundreds of courses in north and west surrey. Our learners consistantly feedback that they value our service, the wide variety of courses we offer, the excellent teaching and our friendly staff. Whether you want to develop a new interest, learn a new skill, keep fit and healthy or simply have fun and make new friends, we have courses for you. With a wide variety of courses from one day workshops to longer, more intensive classes we offer something for everyone. Courses run in various locations and we have 7 enrolment centres in Camberley, Esher Green, Farnham, Guildford,

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