Our courses will help you to improve your English for work, everyday life or further study

If you are an international student visiting England, our ESOL courses will enable you to develop your listening, speaking, reading and writing skills and extend your knowledge of English grammar and vocabulary.

When you have reached the required level, you can take one or more of the nationally recognised English Speaking Board ESOL Skills for Life examinations

Courses we offer

English for Speakers of Other Languages

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Full-time Programme (offered at Bedford College and Tresham College)

Entry requirements

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Full-time Programme

You do not need any qualifications to start, but you must be between 16 and 18 years old by 31 August 2020 and you must be normally resident in the UK.

You will need to attend an assessment interview before you start to help decide which level is best for you.

What will I be doing?

Course Content

ESOL

These courses will help you to improve your English for work, everyday life or further study. There are five levels to choose from depending upon your existing skills: Beginners (Entry Level 1), Elementary (Entry Level 2), Lower Intermediate (Entry Level 3) Higher Intermediate (Level 1) and Advanced (Level 2).

Course Structure & Expectations

During this study programme you will cover a variety of language and other skills, including:

  • Reading, writing, listening and speaking
  • Grammar and structure
  • Pronunciation
  • Vocabulary development
  • Maths
  • ILT (using computers to learn language)
  • Employability skills (including work placements)

You will also learn about Health, Education, Local Government, the Royal Family and other topics, which are all part of being a citizen in the UK.

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