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Living and Learning in the UK: Introduction to Basic Written Communication

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Part Time

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What is the course about?

This is the third of our Living and Learning in the UK courses; aimed at those who do not have English as their first language and wish to improve confidence and communication skills in an informal, friendly setting whilst learning about living in the UK. You may have recently moved to the UK from overseas and would like to improve your reading and writing skills; this course will help you to understand written communication such as formal letters and bills, and introduce you to writing skills such as punctuation and grammar.

Why should I choose the course?

This course will improve your reading and writing skills, potentially helping to improve your day to day life. Focussing on the basics such as appropriate language, vocabulary, spelling, punctuation and grammar, this course will provide you with the tools to confidently engage with written communication.

What will I learn?

Your spoken language, vocabulary, and reading and writing skills will improve as well as your understanding of UK culture in a friendly and supportive environment. This course could help you with any qualifications you may be doing, for example ESOL courses or English Functional Skills, and could help you with formal situations such as job interviews.

What will the course lead on to?

You may wish to complete all 6 modules of our Living and Learning in the UK courses.
This course will also support our ESOL, Functional Skills and GCSE courses.

What support is available?

We have a team of staff dedicated to providing learning support if required, as well as a welfare team that is on hand to offer guidance, support and help when needed. Additionally, eligible students can access a wide range of finance and funding support to help them during their time at college.

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Why should I choose to study the course at Warrington & Vale Royal College?

Here at Warrington and Vale Royal College we have a team of dedicated, experienced staff who can share their extensive knowledge and skills with you. Learning in a friendly and inclusive environment, you will be fully supported to achieve your goals.

What are the entry requirements?

There are no entry requirements for this course.

What are my funding options?

For information on funding contact Learner Services on 01925 494400 or email

Are there any additional costs associated with the course?

There are no additional costs associated with this course.

Careers Information

Course options


5 Weeks
Class Times
13:00 - 16:00
Warrington Campus
Adult Fee
16-18 Fee
Not Applicable
Fees Information
You may receive a discount* if in receipt of an eligible benefit or your income is below £21,305 . *Ts&Cs apply.

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