NYKBdevelops the learner's practical ability and confidence in the use of the number system in employment, vocational, study, family and community situations. It covers the use of whole numbers to 1,000 and introduces multiplication and division by 10, 100 and 1,000 using the principles of place value.The learner will develop skills in rounding off and converting spoken and written numerals in relevant, practical situations.
The Number System
Introductory Technical Reading
Technical instructions and information needs to be interpreted, understood and followed correctly to access a range of appliances, tools and equipment both in the home and the workplace.In this module learners will provide their own manuals to interpret written instructions and graphics, and to develop strategies for interpreting difficult texts.
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Safety Signs and Information
Awareness of occupational health and safety is a requirement for all employees, whatever their level of responsibility. It also has applications in public buildings and facilities, and in homes and gardens. This module focuses on the language, literacy and numeracy skills needed to respond appropriately to safety signs and information, whatever the context.
Social skills are the single most important factor in successful participation in the job market, community and personal life. Increasing awareness of how we communicate with each other will empower learners and help them become more effective participants in society.In this module learners will look at the way language behaviour changes in different situations. On completion, they will be able to engage in casual conversations, and express ideas and opinions in a range of more formal situations.The skills developed in informal social situations will be extended for use in more formal bureaucratic contexts. This module can be studied in Level 1 or Level 2.
NYGTdevelops the learner's practical reading skills with an emphasis on texts which have predictable structure and familiar vocabulary.
Reading for Everyday Use
At the end of this module, learners will be able to read a short, general newspaper/magazine article on a familiar topic and explain the main idea in their own words.