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ESOL

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Who can study an ESOL course?

Provided you are eligible to study in the UK, our ESOL courses for non-English speaking students welcome learners from across the globe.

How will an ESOL qualification help me?

ESOL provides you with the speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills required to communicate using the English language. ESOL provides greater opportunities to develop your skills further and increase your work and leaning potential in the UK.

What is ESOL Skills for Life?

ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) is a course designed specifically for people living in Britain and focuses on preparing learners for the world of work or citizenship. The primary aim of ESOL qualifications, is to assist learners in becoming independent of others (such as interpreters or translators; be they professionals, family or friends) when interacting with native English speakers. By improving communication and fluency in English, learners will significantly improve their employability skills. Furthermore, these learners will benefit from the ability to access service providers and to have the linguistic confidence to travel, work and socialise beyond their local community.

Next course dates

Start date Location Duration
01 Aug 2023
Seasiders and Fleetwood Learning Centre

ESOL (English as a Second or Other Language)

Who can study an ESOL course?

Provided you are eligible to study in the UK, our ESOL courses for non-English speaking students welcome learners from across the globe.

How will an ESOL qualification help me?

ESOL provides you with the speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills required to communicate using the English language. ESOL provides greater opportunities to develop your skills further and increase your work and leaning potential in the UK.

What is ESOL Skills for Life?

ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) is a course designed specifically for people living in Britain and focuses on preparing learners for the world of work or citizenship.

The primary aim of ESOL qualifications, is to assist learners in becoming independent of others (such as interpreters or translators; be they professionals, family or friends) when interacting with native English speakers.

By improving communication and fluency in English, learners will significantly improve their employability skills. Furthermore, these learners will benefit from the ability to access service providers and to have the linguistic confidence to travel, work and socialise beyond their local community.

What will I learn?

What will I learn?

Speaking and Listening

Speaking - You will learn how to say words and phrases in English and know what they mean. Listening - You will learn to recognise words and phrases you hear and know what they mean so that you can say these in English.

Reading and Writing

You will learn how to recognise and write words and phrases using letters of the English alphabet and characters used in grammar.

Learning and Teaching Methods

Your tutor will use a range of methods to help you learn.  The ESOL teaching team are specialised in using methods that work better for non-English speaking learners.  Your tutor may use video, quizzes and a range of teaching methods to help you learn individually and as a group. 

ESOL Skills for Life Qualification

How will I be assessed?

How will I be assessed?

You will be given an assessment at the beginning of the course to find out your level of English, your strengths and areas for improvement.

Your progress will be reviewed throughout the course and you will take an Ascentis ESOL Skills for Life exam, at your level, at the end of the course.

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