Learn to listen, speak, read and write in very simple English. This course teaches you skills to help you speak English in the community and do further study at TAFE NSW.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Use English in everyday situations
Take part in spoken conversations
Read and write very simple texts
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
English skills to communicate in the community and at work
A path to further English language study
This course requires evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
A teacher will contact you to make sure this is the right course for you.
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
A goal to learn English
TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.
Our graduates go onto roles like: reading, writing, speaking and listening to very simple English in the community and at work doing further study at TAFE NSW.
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
The Statement of Attainment in Beginner English does not have any pre-requisite courses.
At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.
Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.
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TAFE NSW Disability Support Service
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