ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages)
If English is not your first language you can improve your English language skills with an ESOL course.
Our ESOL programmes are offered to students whose first language is not English and who are living in the UK on a permanent basis.
Improve your reading, writing and speaking and listening skills. This course will help you to develop your understanding of the English language and make it easier to manage everyday situations.
You will need to see our Student Journey Team to establish whether you need to pay fees.
You should bring with you any of the following: a) Evidence of receipt of benefits (where applicable) e.g. JSA, ESA (Employment Support Allowance within work related activity group) b) E.U. Workers’ State Registration. c) Evidence of residency status e.g. passport, E.U. ID card, ILR, ELR, ELC, Humanitarian Protection, marriage or working Visa, IND or Arc Card from Home Office. If it is possible to do an ESOL class you will be invited for an assessment so that we can offer you the right level.
This course is for those who speak very little English and need to start from the beginning. You will have the chance to work towards an Edexcel Skills for Life ESOL Qualification at Entry Level 1. FREE for those from the EAA or those who have been resident in the UK for 3 years. For others the price will depend on when you enrol. Please contact Karen Bell for details.
Tuesdays & Fridays 10:30-12:00
ESOL Entry Level
This course is for those who would like to improve their overall confidence in speaking, listening, reading and writing. You will have the chance to work towards an Edexcel Skills for Life ESOL Qualification at at a level appropriate for your ability.. FREE for those from the EAA or those who have been resident in the UK for 3 years. For others the price will depend on when you enrol. Please contact Karen Bell for details.
Mondays 10:30-12:00 & Tuesdays 13:00-14:30
Tuesdays & Fridays 13:00-14:30
(Days and times may vary depending on level)
ESOL Level 1 & 2
This course is for those who have some English language skills, who are able to hold a conversation and to write and understand written English. You will improve your skills in reading, writing, speaking and listening. You will work towards an Edexcel Skills for Life ESOL qualification at a level appropriate for your ability.