Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR): Pre-A1
By the end of the course, learners will be able to understand and use simple phrases and questions to exchange information in familiar situations in the target language.
Part 1: 5 weeks - 10 hrs
Part 2: 5 weeks - 10 hrs
Part 1: The course is suitable for complete beginners with no prior knowledge of the language.
Part 2: The course is suitable for beginners who have just completed the Beginners Part 1 course or for those who have studied the language at very basic level for about 10 hours. As a minimum you should be able to introduce yourself, count up to 20, say where you live and what you do for a living.
Over Part 1 and Part 2, learners will acquire basic knowledge of:
Please note that the above topics and language functions may vary according to the needs of the learners.
This course has no formal qualification; however, your work in class will be assessed by your tutor in order to enhance your learning. You will be expected to take these assessments.
A certificate of achievement will be awarded on completion of the course upon request.
A course at Beginners Plus*
*Please note that we cannot guarantee that this level will be offered as all courses are planned subject to sufficient demand.
By using the four skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. The emphasis at this level will be on acquiring and practising speaking and listening skills in order to get by in the country. There will be tutor input, group, pair and individual work, as well as use of a range of audio-visual and IT resources. We aim to match the teaching to a wide range of individual learning styles and to make your learning enjoyable, challenging and rewarding. You will be given homework to complete after each session.
Some literacy, numeracy and IT skills can help you learn a language. We can give you guidance and support to acquire these.
You will need to bring a pen, paper, ring-binder and you may be required to purchase a course book.
If you need to purchase a coursebook you can do this from European Schoolbooks Ltd and get a 10% discount.
Go to www.eurobooks.co.uk - Click on Partners,
From the Search Options – Stage 1 dropdown menu - Click on Brasshouse Languages.
A list of books will be displayed per language - Select the book advised by your tutor - Click on Buy Now
Please Note: You do not need to open an account, just click on Checkout as a guest.
The BAES online course directory: www.learnbaes.ac.uk
Brasshouse Languages website: www.brasshouse.ac.uk