At AFCL we offer English courses that help Adults improve their skills for everyday life and gain qualifications too.

The ability to communicate effectively, in a form that is appropriate, is an essential part of living an independent fulfilling life. Confidence in these skills allows us to support our loved ones, access facilities and progress in learning and life.

Many people leave compulsory education without gaining the skills required to progress into fulfilling work and without qualifications to evidence the skills they already have.


Our Courses

Introduction to Studying English

This is a short course that helps learners understand their current level of skills and knowledge. Leaners will work towards realistic goals to improve on fundamental literacy skills.


Functional Skills English

This is an accredited qualification that focuses on the practical application of key literacy skills.


The course will cover the following areas:

  • Reading: - develop a range of skills for reading, understanding and comparing texts to enable learner to improve their confidence and study skills; engage with real situations in the real world.
  • Writing: - Write documents to communicate information, ideas and opinions using formats and styles suitable for their purpose and audience, incudes extended writing pieces, which communicate information, ideas and opinions, effectively and persuasively.
  • Speaking and Listening: - Prepare and take part in formal and informal discussions and presentations.


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Last updated: 04 July 2023 22:01:33

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