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English for speakers of other languages (ESOL) courses

See what ESOL courses we offer for adults.

Why study ESOL

Studying ESOL can help you to:

  • develop your English language skills in speaking, listening, reading and writing
  • take part in everyday life in the UK and get a recognised ESOL qualification
  • prepare yourself to enter further training, higher education or employment
  • support your children with their homework.

Why study with us

  • You’ll learn in small groups.
  • You’ll have access to excellent resources and technology.
  • You’ll be supported by qualified specialist tutors who are committed to your progress and development.
  • You’ll have access to additional support classes to improve your language skills using ICT.

What courses we offer

Course fees

  • £225 a term for accredited ESOL courses.
  • £150 a term for Pre-entry Level courses.
  • See if you can get concessionary fees.

Exam dates 2019–2020

  • Reading: 3–6 December 2019
  • Speaking and listening: 31 March–2 April 2020
  • Writing: 7–9 July 2020

How to enrol

Before you enrol, you need to come to a pre-course assessment (PCA) where we will assess your skill level, discuss your goals and recommend the course right for you.

Pre-course assessments take place throughout the year, see dates below.

Pre-course assessment dates

  • Tuesday 10 December, afternoon, evening, Granville Park Centre
  • Wednesday 11 December, morning, afternoon, Grove Park Centre
  • Thursday 12 December, morning, afternoon, evening, Granville Park Centre

Find out how to book your pre-course assessment on the pre-course assessment page.

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