ESOL Courses

Beginner A1 (ESOL entry 1)

This course is suitable for absolute and ‘false ‘beginners- i.e. the learner has acquired some English on a beginner level, often at school, and needs the confidence to learn the basics in a supportive environment. At the end of the course, you will be assessed on your speaking, reading, writing and listening. You will then move to the next level.

12 weeks
6 hours a week
Monday to Friday
Mornings 10.00-12.00 / Evenings 4.00-6.00
To maximise learning, it is advised that you attend regularly. 

Elementary A2 (ESOL entry 2)

This course is suitable for learners who have either completed a beginners course, or can say/understand a few things in English. For example, they can understand sentences and frequently use expressions, communicate in simple and routine tasks that require a direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters, has the ability to describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background. 

12 weeks
6 hours a week
Monday to Friday
Mornings 10.00- 12.00 / Evenings 4.00-6.00

Pre-intermediate B1 (ESOL entry 3)

This course is suitable for learners who have completed an elementary course or are able to communicate in some form of English. This course will enable students to express themselves using more sophisticated vocabulary and begin to utilise more complex language. Confidence will begin to increase as the learner begins to communicate with more accuracy.

12 weeks
6 hours a week
Monday to Friday
Mornings 10.00- 12.00 / Evenings 4.00-6.00

Intermediate B1 (ESOL Level 1) 

This course is suitable for learners who have completed an elementary course or can communicate in some form of English. This course will enable students to express themselves using more sophisticated vocabulary and begin to utilise more complex language. Confidence will begin to increase as the learner begins to communicate with more accuracy. 

12 weeks
6 hours a week
Monday to Friday
Mornings 10.00- 12.00 / Evenings 4.00-6.00

Upper Intermediate /First Certificate B2  (ESOL Level 2) 

This course is suitable for learners who have achieved an intermediate level and wish to progress to an upper intermediate level. There will be opportunities for First Certificate examination preparation. This course will enable students to understand the main ideas of complex texts on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in his/her field of specialisation. They will be able to interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers easier without strain from either person. They will be able to produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue in terms of its advantages and disadvantages in various points.

12 weeks
6 hours a week
Monday to Friday
Mornings 10.00- 12.00 / Evenings 4.00-6.00

Advanced/CAE A1-2 

This course is suitable for learners who have achieved an Upper intermediate level and wish to progress an Advanced level. There will be opportunities for CAE examination preparation. This course will enable students to understand the main ideas of complex texts on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in his/her field of specialisation. They will be able to interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers easier without strain from either person. They will be able to produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue in terms of its advantages and disadvantages in various points.

12 weeks
6 hours a week
Monday to Friday
Mornings 10.00- 12.00 / Evenings 4.00-6.00

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