National 3 ESOL (Course Code: C727 73)

SCQF Level 3 (18 SCQF credit points)

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Why study ESOL?

Language and literacy skills are important in your personal, social and working life. And, you need good language skills for self-expression, thinking and learning.

Learning ESOL (English as a Second Language) will give you the opportunity to develop your skills in reading, writing, listening and speaking English in practical settings.

What do I need to get in?

The school or college will decide on the entry requirements for the course. Your previous experience or learning may also be taken into account.

What will I study?

This course will help you get the right skills for learning English as a second language. You will learn how to read, write, listen and speak in a variety different situations and settings. Your critical and creative thinking skills will also improve as well your cultural awareness.

The course has two compulsory units.

ESOL for Everyday Life (9 SCQF credit points)

In this unit you will:

ESOL in Context (9 SCQF credit points)

In this unit you will:

How will I be assessed?

Your teacher or tutor will assess your work on a regular basis throughout the course. Items of work might include:

You must pass both units to gain the course qualification.

What can I go on to next?

If you complete the course successfully, it may lead to:

Where can my parents find out more?

Your school will give your parents an Options or Choices information booklet, which has detailed information on the curriculum and the individual subjects or courses you can study. It will also invite them along to a Parents’ Information Evening.

They can also read the information leaflet(s):

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