Study English

We offer a wide range of English courses at different levels for both UK and International students:

  • General English support and ESOL qualifications
  • Help and preparation for IELTS (International English Testing System)
  • Preparation courses for the Trinity SELT (Secure English Language Test)
  • General English courses and/or revision with progression on to postgraduate courses

We aim to improve all areas of one's English, including: Listening, Speaking, Reading, and Writing - in order to equip you with the skills you need for work, education and everyday life.

  • Study English on weekdays, afternoons and evenings.
  • Study full-time or part-time.
  • Small classes for a more personalised study experience and quicker & better results
  • Professional and highly qualified teachers
  • Available facilities to optimise your learning experience, such as our study room and IT lab.

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English Courses

General English course

Who is this for?

Most of the students in our General English course are age 18 – 25, and many of these are current undergraduates or recent graduates aiming to improve their English for their university courses or professional careers. We also have a significant number of gap-year students, focusing on improving their English before university. Professionals and students already in higher education also attend courses at our college.

What will I study?

The focus of the General English course is on practical communication for a variety of everyday conversations in English. Our General English and Intensive English courses are designed to help students make rapid progress in English, and focus on the four key language skills – reading, writing, listening and speaking – with lots of additional work on vocabulary, grammar and pronunciation.

Course Information

Duration: 

English Language courses are designed to help everyone develop at their own pace. The duration of this course is determined by an individual’s ability and progression and is usually a 10 to 12 hours a week course.

  • Full-time ( 6 months )
  • Part-time ( 9 months)

To maximise learning, it is advised that you attend your lectures regularly.

Classes:

Classes are flexible for individuals need and personal timing. Our classes have 4-7 learners, as small classes mean that tutors can give more focused attention for each individual student. You are given opportunities to practise spoken English language through discussions, debates and conversation activities, such as role-play and pair work.

Entry requirements:

You will be required to complete the college’s initial assessments in English to place you on the appropriate course level.

What will I benefit from it ?

  • Small sized units allow for flexible learning and delivery.
  • Units allow learners to demonstrate skills which are transferable.
  • Some units can be used towards other qualifications.
  • Functional skills qualification will improve your skills and career prospects by gaining a qualification that is recognised by employers.
  • Functional skills qualification can be a requirement for employment/apprenticeships and higher education.
  • Once you have passed Level 1, you will be able to progress to Level 2 which will then enable further progression to GCSE Maths.

What is the fee?

Please contact the college for fee information for this course.

What can you do on completion of this course?

It will enable you to go on to further education programmes and can also give you access to some universities. Also, this course will help you achieve great mastering of English Language by improving your English Language skills such as vocabulary, develop fluency and build confidence.

What to do next ?

APPLY for your course and get started.

ESOL Beginner A1 Course

Who is this for?

This qualification is designed for full-time or part-time learners who are 16-19 or adult learners whose native language is not English and who live in the UK. They typically include refugees, asylum seekers, those from settled communities and partners or spouses of people settled in the UK.

What will I study?

As a learner, this qualification gives you some of the knowledge, understanding and skills you need to prepare for life and employment.

Course Information

Duration: 

The duration of this course is determined by an individual’s ability and progression and is usually completed in 12 weeks consisting of 15 hours lectures per week.

To maximise learning, it is advised that you attend your lectures regularly.

Classes:

We offer Small group sizes no more than 6 students, this ensures all learners have individual attention from the Teacher. The learners can then make good and quick progress and this is evident in our student satisfaction results.

Entry requirements:

No prior knowledge, understanding, skills or qualifications are required before learners register for this qualification. Only for UK residents

Units: 

Unit 1 : Reading ( 6 Credits )

Unit 2 :Speaking and Listening ( 12 Credits )

Unit 3 : Writing ( 9 Credits )

What will I benefit from it ?

Great mastering of English Language.

What is the fee?

Please contact the college for fee information for this course.

What can you do on completion of this course?

This course will help you achieve great mastering of English Language by improving your English Language skills such as vocabulary, develop fluency and build confidence.

What to do next ?

APPLY for your course and get started.

ESOL Elementary A2 Course

Who is this for?

This qualification is designed for full-time or part-time learners who are 16-19 or adult learners whose native language is not English and who live in the UK. They typically include refugees, asylum seekers, those from settled communities and partners or spouses of people settled in the UK.

What will I study?

As a learner, this qualification gives you some of the knowledge, understanding and skills you need to prepare for life and employment.

Course Information

Duration: 

The duration of this course is determined by an individual’s ability and progression and is usually completed in 12 weeks consisting of 15 hours lectures per week.

To maximise learning, it is advised that you attend your lectures regularly.

Classes:

Class sizes are kept to a minimum, between 6-8 learners. This is to maximise progress and ensure each participant is able to make a contribution.

Entry requirements:

No prior knowledge, understanding, skills or qualifications are required before learners register for this qualification. Only for UK residents

Units: 

Unit 1 : Reading ( 6 Credits )

Unit 2 :Speaking and Listening ( 12 Credits )

Unit 3 : Writing ( 9 Credits )

What will I benefit from it ?

Great mastering of English Language.

What is the fee?

Please contact the college for fee information for this course.

What can you do on completion of this course?

This course will help you achieve great mastering of English Language by improving your English Language skills such as vocabulary, develop fluency and build confidence.

What to do next ?

APPLY for your course and get started.

ESOL Pre-Intermediate B1 Course

Who is this for?

This qualification is designed for full-time or part-time learners who are 16-19 or adult learners whose native language is not English and who live in the UK. They typically include refugees, asylum seekers, those from settled communities and partners or spouses of people settled in the UK.

What will I study?

As a learner, this qualification gives you some of the knowledge, understanding and skills you need to prepare for life and employment.

Course Information

Duration: 

The duration of this course is determined by an individual’s ability and progression and is usually completed in 12 weeks consisting of 15 hours lectures per week.

To maximise learning, it is advised that you attend your lectures regularly.

Classes:

Class sizes are kept to a minimum, between 6-8 learners. This is to maximise progress and ensure each participant is able to make a contribution.

Entry requirements:

No prior knowledge, understanding, skills or qualifications are required before learners register for this qualification. Only for UK residents

Units: 

Unit 1 : Reading ( 6 Credits )

Unit 2 :Speaking and Listening ( 12 Credits )

Unit 3 : Writing ( 9 Credits )

What will I benefit from it ?

Great mastering of English Language.

What is the fee?

Please contact the college for fee information for this course.

What can you do on completion of this course?

This course will help you achieve great mastering of English Language by improving your English Language skills such as vocabulary, develop fluency and build confidence.

What to do next ?

APPLY for your course and get started.

ESOL Intermediate B1 Course

Who is this for?

This course is suitable for learners who have completed the elementary course or can communicate in some form of simple English.

What will I study?

This course will allow students to express themselves using more sophisticated vocabulary and begin to utilise more complex language.

Course Information

Duration: 

The duration of this course is determined by an individual’s ability and progression and is usually completed in 12 weeks consisting of 15 hours lectures per week.

To maximise learning, it is advised that you attend your lectures regularly.

Classes:

Class sizes are kept to a minimum, between 6-8 learners. This is to maximise progress and ensure each participant is able to make a contribution.

Entry requirements:

No prior knowledge, understanding, skills or qualifications are required before learners register for this qualification. Only for UK residents

Units: 

Unit 1 : Reading ( 6 Credits )

Unit 2 :Speaking and Listening ( 12 Credits )

Unit 3 : Writing ( 9 Credits )

What will I benefit from it ?

Confidence will be increased as the learner begins to communicate with more accuracy.

What is the fee?

Please contact the college for fee information for this course.

What can you do on completion of this course?

This course will help you achieve great mastering of English Language by improving your English Language skills such as vocabulary, develop fluency and build confidence.

What to do next ?

APPLY for your course and get started.

ESOL Upper Intermediate / First Certificate B2 Course

Who is this for?

This course is suitable for learners who have achieved intermediate level and wish to progress to upper intermediate level. There will be opportunities for First Certificate examination preparation.

What will I study?

This course will allow students to understand the main ideas of complex texts on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in his/her field of specialisation.

Course Information

Duration: 

The duration of this course is determined by an individual’s ability and progression and is usually completed in 12 weeks consisting of 15 hours lectures per week.

To maximise learning, it is advised that you attend your lectures regularly.

Classes:

We offer Small group sizes no more than 6 Students, this ensures all learners have individual attention from their Teacher. The learners can then make good and quick progress, which is evident in our student satisfaction results.

Entry requirements:

No prior knowledge, understanding, skills or qualifications are required before learners register for this qualification. Only for UK residents

Units: 

Unit 1 : Reading ( 6 Credits )

Unit 2 :Speaking and Listening ( 12 Credits )

Unit 3 : Writing ( 9 Credits )

What will I benefit from it ?

Learners will be able to interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers possible without strain for either party. You will be able to produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.

What is the fee?

Please contact the college for fee information for this course.

What can you do on completion of this course?

This course will help you achieve great mastering of English Language by improving your English Language skills such as vocabulary, develop fluency and build confidence.

What to do next ?

APPLY for your course and get started.

ESOL Upper Intermediate / First Certificate B2 Course

Who is this for?

This course is suitable for learners who have achieved intermediate level and wish to progress to upper intermediate level. There will be opportunities for First Certificate examination preparation.

What will I study?

This course will allow students to understand the main ideas of complex texts on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in his/her field of specialisation.

Course Information

Duration: 

The duration of this course is determined by an individual’s ability and progression and is usually completed in 12 weeks consisting of 15 hours lectures per week.

To maximise learning, it is advised that you attend your lectures regularly.

Classes:

We offer Small group sizes no more than 6 Students, this ensures all learners have individual attention from their Teacher. The learners can then make good and quick progress, which is evident in our student satisfaction results.

Entry requirements:

No prior knowledge, understanding, skills or qualifications are required before learners register for this qualification. Only for UK residents

Units: 

Unit 1 : Reading ( 6 Credits )

Unit 2 :Speaking and Listening ( 12 Credits )

Unit 3 : Writing ( 9 Credits )

What will I benefit from it ?

Learners will be able to interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers possible without strain for either party. You will be able to produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.

What is the fee?

Please contact the college for fee information for this course.

What can you do on completion of this course?

This course will help you achieve great mastering of English Language by improving your English Language skills such as vocabulary, develop fluency and build confidence.

What to do next ?

APPLY for your course and get started.

IELTS Preparation (Bands 5.5 - 7.5)

Who is this for?

This course is suitable for learners who have a good level of English and wish to undertake university courses in the UK, or wanting to apply for employment in the professional sector (Nursing, Engineering, Teaching, IT) requiring band 6 and above

What will I study?

Each day concentrates on aspects of the 4 subjects skills found within the IELTS exams: Reading, writing, listening and speaking. You may attend all, or specific days, depending on your needs, so for example, if you are weaker in reading, you may wish to attend a class on that subject skill.

Course Information

Duration: 

IELTS Preparatory classes are designed to help everyone develop at their own pace. The duration of this course is determined by an individual’s ability and progression and is usually a 10 to 12 hours a week course.

  • Full-time ( 3 months )
  • Part-time ( 6 months)

To maximise learning, it is advised that you attend your lectures regularly.

Classes:

We offer Small group sizes no more than 6 Students, this ensures all learners have individual attention from their Teacher. The learners can then make good and quick progress, which is evident in our student satisfaction results.

Entry requirements:

You will be required to complete the college’s initial assessments in English to place you on the appropriate course level.

What will I benefit from it ?

We will help you understand the main ideas of complex texts on both concrete and abstract topics, including;

  • Technical discussions in your field of specialisation
  • Interaction with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers
  • Produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects
  • Explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options

What is the fee?

Please contact the college for fee information for this course.

What can you do on completion of this course?

You can confidently take and pass the IELTS Exam. Also, It will enable you to go on to further education programmes and can also give you access to some universities. In addition, this course will help you achieve great mastering of English Language by improving your English Language skills such as vocabulary, develop fluency and build confidence.

What to do next ?

APPLY for your course and get started.

English for Private Hire Drivers

Who is this for?

If you are an individual, looking forward to becoming a Private Hire Driver, then this course is for you.

What will I study?

The course will focus on all the four communicative skills– Speaking, Listening Reading and Writing.

Course Information

Duration: 

There is no fixed duration for this course, as its duration depends mostly on the ability of the learner and his confidence to take the test. But at ASC, we have two categories which are:

Full-Time : 3 months

Part-Time : 6 months

To maximise learning, it is advised that you attend your lectures regularly.

Classes:

We offer Small group sizes no more than 6-8 Students, this ensures all learners have individual attention from their Teacher. The learners can then make good and quick progress, which is evident in our student satisfaction results.

Entry requirements:

You will be required to complete the college’s initial assessments in English to place you on the appropriate course level.

What will I benefit from it ?

  • There will be mock tests and exam practice.
  • Techniques and tips to help you pass successfully.
  • Regular feedback on areas of improvement given from your tutor.

What is the fee?

Please contact the college for fee information for this course.

What can you do on completion of this course?

Take the B1 / ESOL Entry 3 English Test for Private Hire Drivers

What to do next ?

APPLY for your course and get started.

Pre-Sessional English course

Who is this for?

Pre-sessional English courses prepare students for main courses of study in the UK.

What will I study?

The contents of a pre-sessional course are not fixed but will normally include majority of English Language lessons with taster classes, study preparation and educational tips.

Course Information

Duration: 

There are several Pre-sessional course lengths to choose from, depending on your current level of English and the language requirements you need to meet for your degree offer:

  • 16-weeks
  • 11-weeks
  • 6-weeks

To maximise learning, it is advised that you attend your lectures regularly.

Classes:

We offer Small group sizes no more than 6-8 Students, this ensures all learners have individual attention from their Teacher. The learners can then make good and quick progress, which is evident in our student satisfaction results.

Entry requirements:

Proof of completion of previous academic level.

What will I benefit from it ?

  • Introduction to the UK academic culture
  • Improved ability to use academic English appropriately and effectively at university level
  • Focus on improving your linguistic and academic skills required for successful study at ASC or any higher institution
  • Expand your vocabulary

What is the fee?

Please contact the college for fee information for this course.

What can you do on completion of this course?

A pre-sessional course can provide any level of the English language and the academic level of pre-sessional courses is dependent on the level being studied (CEFR B1-C2).

What to do next ?

APPLY for your course and get started.

'Trinity' Integrated Skills in English

Who is this for?

Trinity’s Integrated Skills in English (ISE) is a contemporary four skills qualification intended for young people and adults typically at school, college or university. It is also suitable for teachers and other adults who require a respected English language qualification.

What will I study?

ISE assesses students’ ability to interact in English in an authentic and meaningful way through the use of integrated reading and writing tasks as well as integrated speaking and listening tasks.

Course Information

Duration: 

1 week - No maximum

To maximise learning, it is advised that you attend your lectures regularly.

Classes:

We offer small group sizes, no more than 6-8 Students, this ensures all learners have individual attention from their Teacher. The learners can then make good and quick progress, which is evident in our student satisfaction results.

Entry requirements:

You will be required to complete the college’s initial assessments in English to place you on the appropriate course level.

What will I benefit from it ?

Doing this course at ASC will help to give you real-life skills needed for study or work whether you decide to take the exam or not.

What is the fee?

Please contact the college for fee information for this course.

What can you do on completion of this course?

Passing these exams will give you a good idea of your level of English, prove your level to an employer and prepare you to study at a higher-level.

Also suitable for Tier 1, 2 and 4 Student Visas, accepted by 98% of UK Universities.

What to do next ?

APPLY for your course and get started.

GCSE Preparation

Who is this for?

This course supports people wishing to develop their proficiency in the English language- for personal goals, study, travel, employment, settlement or for visa application purposes.

What will I study?

It will prepare students for exams and achieving their GCSE qualifications. Focusing on the development of communicative skills and building confidence among candidates.

Course Information

Duration: 

No fixed duration.

To maximise learning, it is advised that you attend your lectures regularly.

Classes:

Classes are flexible for individuals need and personal timing. Our classes have 4-7 learners, as small classes mean that tutors can give more focused attention for each individual student. You are given opportunities to practise spoken English language through discussions, debates and conversation activities, such as role-play and pair work.

Entry requirements:

You will be required to complete the college’s initial assessments in English to place you on the appropriate course level.

What will I benefit from it ?

This course enables students to become more and more comfortable with the idea of sitting a GCSE exam. The less stressful the actual exam scenario is for students the better they are able to focus on their performance.

What is the fee?

Please contact the college for fee information for this course.

What can you do on completion of this course?

Confidently write and pass your GSCE Exam

What to do next ?

APPLY for your course and get started.