ENGLISH FOR SPEAKERS OF OTHER LANGUAGES (ESOL) QUALIFICATIONS
Our ESOL qualifications support students whose first language isn’t English. The courses that we offer are designed to help students gain the communication skills that are needed to progress in the workplace, education and beyond.
We currently offer ESOL courses across six different levels:
• Pre entry
• Entry Level 1
• Entry Level 2
• Entry Level 3
• Level 1
• Level 2
ESOL Skills for Life (Pearson)
WHY STUDY ESOL QUALIFICATIONS?
ESOL qualifications will enable you to develop skills and confidence in using English skills in your studies or future employment. It will provide you with the opportunity to:
• Develop English language knowledge and skills
• Achieve a nationally recognised qualification
• Develop personal growth and engagement in learning
• Develop English skills for personal and employment-related application
• Enable you to progress to higher levels of study.
WHAT WILL I STUDY?
All ESOL courses will cover three main components: • Reading • Writing • Speaking and Listening All of these components are individually assessed by an externally set, paper based test or task. Recommended E5 Options E5 options which would complement this course include: • Student Union • College Magazine • Youth Speaks • Sports Activities Additional opportunities Within your ESOL programme you will also have access to extra options. These will include Sport Activities and also Free Standing Maths Qualifications or GCSE Maths.