ADVANCED SKILLS FOR LIFE

(Age:16+, English level B2+)

Suitable for students aged 16 years and over with a minimum English level of B2

Task – based learning with a focus on acquiring functional language to carry out tasks in preparation for further education and the world beyond.

Part 1: Classroom learning

Teaching sessions are 3.5 hours and consist of 3 lessons:

  • Lesson 1 – 70 minutes (Task-based skills focus)
  • Lesson 2 – 70 minutes (Task-based skills focus)
  • Lesson 3 – 70 minutes (Academic English – an introduction to IELTS)

Lessons are based on the internationally renowned TED talks and focus on developing independent learning skills, presentation techniques, vocabulary building/retention and exam strategies for success.

Part 2: Out of the classroom learning 

Two workshops a week to give students the opportunity to apply their newly acquired skills and language in relevant contexts.

Part 3: Half and Full day excursions tailored to centre locations

ASL Course Aims and Objectives

ASL offers language and real workplace scenarios to develop English language and life skills for employability and workplace contexts

Students learn how to:

communicate confidently and effectively by using English in a variety of work situations

successfully apply for jobs and make work-related phone calls

analyse the rules and regulations of the modern workplace