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If English is not your first language then ESOL classes could help you to become better at communicating in English in everyday life.
ESOL classes are available to anyone over the age of 16 who does not have English as a first language. They will help you to improve your Reading, Writing and Speaking and Listening in English.
Please contact our Admissions Team on 023 9387 9999 to arrange your initial assessment before applying.
No prior qualifications are required however please contact our Admissions Team on 023 9387 9999 to arrange your initial assessment before applying.
You will be encouraged to undertake a range of tasks in a small classroom environment with support from the teacher in preparation for moving you through the level and preparing you for the exam at the end of the course.
Topics you may cover include:
Following the initial assessment to identify your level, you will then work on your English skills at the appropriate level.
There are 3 exams at the end of each level. Reading, Writing and Speaking and Listening.
Exams can be taken at various times throughout the course and your teacher will discuss with you the best time for you to sit the exam.
Following completion of ESOL Level 2 you can move onto a GCSE English Programme, Apprenticeship or other College programme.
My experience at the college has been decent, I’ve met lots of people, its been great to be honest, I’ve really enjoyed it.Oliver Smith, A Level student
There are great teachers here. This college has felt more like a university than a school, and it’s definitely lived up to that more grown-up feel.Vicky Lipscombe, A Level student
The teaching has been really good, I’ve loved all of my teachers, they’ve all been really nice and supportive.Jodie Hook