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English for speakers of other languages (ESOL) courses

See what ESOL courses we offer for adults.

Our ESOL courses will help you improve your English language skills in speaking, listening reading and writing.

Why study English

Our ESOL courses can help you:

  • improve your reading, writing and communication skills
  • take part in everyday life in the UK
  • develop skills and get a qualification
  • enter training, education or employment
  • help your children with their homework. 

What courses we offer

We offer courses at all language levels:

  • Pre-entry
  • Entry levels 1–3
  • Level 1
  • Level 2 

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.

Course fees

Exam dates 2017–2018

You will do an exam every term:

  • reading: 12–14 December 2017
  • speaking and listening: 26–29 March 2018
  • writing: 10–12 July 2018. 

How to enrol

  • Before you enrol, you need to come to a pre-course assessment.
  • At the assessment you can tell us about your long-term goals.
  • We will assess your skill level and recommend the right course.
You can now book a pre-course assessment for courses starting in September. Assessments take place on the following dates:

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

Courses are programmed at various times throughout the year. If there are no courses currently scheduled please contact us for more information.

Adult Learning Lewisham (ALL)
Tel: 020 8314 3300
Email: adultlearning@lewisham.gov.uk

The full programme of courses for September 2018-19 will be available in June 2018.

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