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English for speakers of other languages (ESOL) courses

See what ESOL courses we offer for adults.

Why study English

Our ESOL courses can help you:

  • improve your English language skills in speaking, listening, reading and writing
  • take part in everyday life in the UK
  • develop skills and get a recognised ESOL qualification
  • enter training, education or employment
  • support your children with their homework.

Why study with us 

  • We assess your skill level to make sure you take the right course.
  • You can do our courses at different times and places across the borough.
  • Our classes are small and supportive.
  • Our modern classrooms have excellent resources and technology.
  • We offer extra support classes to improve your language skills using ICT.

Our teachers are: 

  • fully qualified ESOL tutors
  • experienced in teaching adult learners
  • committed to your progress and development.

What courses we offer

We offer courses in speaking, listening and writing at:

  • Pre-entry Level
  • Entry Levels 1–3
  • Level 1 
  • Level 2.

Course fees

  • Fees for accredited ESOL courses are £225 a term.
  • Fees for pre-entry level courses are £150 a term.
  • See if you can get concessionary fees.

Exam dates 2018–2019

There is no exam Pre-entry level. For Entry Levels and Levels 1 and 2, you will do an exam every term: 
 
  • Reading: 3–6 December 2018
  • Speaking and listening: 1–4  April 2019
  • Writing: 15–18 July 2019

How to enrol

  • Before you enrol, you need to come to a pre-course assessment.
  • We will discuss your long-term goals, assess your skill level and recommend the right course.

Related pages

 
​Date ​Time Location​
​Tuesday 28 August ​10am–12 noon
1–3pm
6–8pm
Brockley Rise Centre
​Wednesday 29 August ​10am–12 noon
1–3pm
6–8pm
Grove Park Centre
​Thursday 30 August ​10am–12 noon
1–3pm
6–8pm
Granville Park Centre
​Monday 3 September 10am–12 noon
1–3pm
6–8pm
Granville Park Centre
​Tuesday 4 September ​10am–12 noon
1–3pm
6–8pm
Grove Park Centre
​Wednesday 5 September ​10am–12 noon
1–3pm
6–8pm
Brockley Rise Centre
​Thursday 6 September ​10am-12pm
1-3pm
6-8pm
Brockley Rise Centre
Monday 10 September​ 10am–12 noon
1–3pm
6–8pm
Brockley Rise Centre
​Tuesday 11 September 10am–12 noon
1–3pm
6–8pm
Granville Park Centre
​Wednesday 12 September ​10am–12 noon
1–3pm
6–8pm
Grove Park Centre
​Thursday 13 September ​10am–12 noon
1–3pm
6–8pm
Granville Park Centre​​

English for Speakers of Other Languages - Entry Level 1 Reading (ESOL02)
Starts week commencing 17 September 2018 at various centres – various days and times
11 weeks; Fee: £225.00 (full), £0.00 (reduced), £0.00 (concession)

English for Speakers of Other Languages - Entry Level 2 Reading (ESOL03)
Starts week commencing 17 September 2018 at various centres – various days and times
11 weeks; Fee: £225.00 (full), £0.00 (reduced), £0.00 (concession)

English for Speakers of Other Languages - Entry Level 3 Reading (ESOL04)
Starts week commencing 17 September 2018 at various centres – various days and times
11 weeks; Fee: £225.00 (full), £0.00 (reduced), £0.00 (concession)

English for Speakers of Other Languages - Level 1 Reading (ESOL05)
Starts week commencing 17 September 2018 at various centres – various days and times
11 weeks; Fee: £225.00 (full), £0.00 (reduced), £0.00 (concession)

English for Speakers of Other Languages - Level 2 Reading (ESOL06)
Starts week commencing 17 September 2018 at Brockley Rise Centre and Granville Park Centre – various days and times
11 weeks; Fee: £225.00 (full), £0.00 (reduced), £0.00 (concession)

English for Speakers of Other Languages - Pre-Entry speaking & listening (ESOL01)
Starts week commencing 17 September 2018 at various centres – various days including evenings
11 weeks; Fee: £150.00 (full), £0.00 (reduced), £0.00 (concession)

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