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ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages)


ESOL Skills for Life courses are designed for non-native speakers of English to improve their language skills in order to cope with everyday life in the UK.

You will study speaking and listening, reading and writing to improve your skills in: listening and responding, speaking to communicate, contributing effectively and engaging in discussions and improve your spelling, grammar and punctuation skills.

We offer both full and part-time courses and our highly experienced team will discuss the best options for you. The part-time provision is for adults, with a variety of classes running in the mornings, afternoon and evenings.

Who is ESOL for:

ESOL Skills for Life courses are designed for non-native speakers of English to improve their language skills for work, for further learning or to support with everyday life in the UK.

How to get started:

You will meet with a member of our friendly dedicated ESOL team, where you will complete an initial assessment, interview, and diagnostic test, so you can be guided to the right course and level for you.

What will I study?

You will have the opportunity to study speaking and listening and reading and writing to improve your skills in listening and responding, speaking to communicate, contributing effectively, and engaging in discussions and improve your spelling, grammar, and punctuation skills.

What is expected of me as a student?
Once your Tutor has agreed your timetable, you will be expected to attend every lesson and arrive on time to every session.

If you are unable to attend, you must contact your tutor before the session begins

Important points:

  • We offer part-time courses from pre-entry to level 2 and our highly experienced team will discuss the best options for you.
  • Classes start at various points in the year.
  • Sessions are available in the mornings, afternoons, or evenings for 2-3 times a week. Classes run for 3 hours each session.
  • Courses will be between 7 -18 weeks dependant on course level and qualification.
  • Courses are either co-funded or fully funded. People wanting to apply must have a status check done prior to enrolment, then fees will be discussed. Applicants may be eligible for a fee waiver depending on their status.

 

For more information ring 07745539787 or email naomi.nikhata@don.ac.uk