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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.
  • Pre-course assessment dates will be published when they are scheduled.
You can now book a pre-course assessment for courses starting in January.

 
​Date ​Time ​Location
​Wednesday 12 December ​10am–12 noon
1–3pm
6–8pm
​Grove Park Centre​
 

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English for ESOL learners - Level 2 - Speaking & Listening (ESOL12)
Starts week commencing 07 January 2019 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 1 - Speaking and Listening (ESOL08)
Starts week commencing 07 January 2019 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 - Speaking and Listening (ESOL09)
Starts week commencing 07 January 2019 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 - Speaking and Listening (ESOL10)
Starts week commencing 07 January 2019 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 - Speaking and Listening (ESOL11)
Starts week commencing 07 January 2019 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 - Pre-Entry - Reading (ESOL07)
Starts week commencing 07 January 2019 at various centres – various days and times
11 weeks; Fee: £150.00 (full), £0.00 (reduced), £0.00 (concession)

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