Communication, Reading & Writing - Beginners (Supported Learning) Print this page

This course is full. Please register your interest.
Dates: 17/09/21 - 17/06/22
Days: Friday 11:30 - 13:00
Sessions: 31
Centre: Sutton - Sutton
Course Code: S50051F14ZE
Fees: Standard - £0.00
Concessionary - £0.00

Course Information

Changes may need to be made to this course if Government Covid-19 guidance results in restrictions being placed on the College, for example an on-site course could be moved online. If it is not possible to move a class online, refunds may be issued in line with College policy. We will inform students as soon as practicable should any changes to this course be required.


Learning Aim: S50051F14ZE 

Title of course: Communication, Reading and Writing Beginners (Supported Learning (Learning Aim:Z0004345)

This course will help you to develop your communication skills through listening and speaking and build your confidence in reading and writing enriching your language skills for everyday life. You will complete a wide range of activities and topics taught in exciting and interesting ways that will help you to achieve your goals and enjoy learning at the same time!

Purpose of Course

On this course you will develop the following skills:

  • know the names of the letters of the alphabet
  • be able to recognise the first letter of your name
  • be able to write your own name
  • learn at least 10 initial sounds of the letters of the alphabet
  • recognise capital letters and small letters
  • practise fine motor skills (through cutting, colouring and sorting activities)
  • develop your handwriting (tracing and forming marks and letters)
  • recognise some key words and three letter words (CVC words)
  • improve your listening skills through stories, including traditional stories, with pictures and text
  • develop your language skills through rhymes, craft activities, songs and movement

What level is this course & what skills do I need?

This course is aimed at beginners who have little reading and writing knowledge and who would like to develop their communication skills for everyday life.

Is a course approval interview/assessment required?


To be considered for a place on this course, you are required to attend a Course Approval session to ensure this course is suitable for you. You may be asked to complete a test/tests.

You can make an appointment for an interview by contacting the College in person or by telephoning 020 8289 4700.

Additional information

You will need a course folder and a pen.

What are the progression opportunities at the end of this course?

At the end of this course, you should be able to progress to Beginners Reading and Writing Part 1 to develop your skills further.

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