• Course
    Overview
  • Units and
    Structure
  • Entry
    Requirements
  • Student
    Support

Course Overview

The programme is designed to support second language learners to progress onto further academic or vocational programmes across the college or into work.  The course is classroom based, working in groups of a similar level.  All the staff are fully qualified ESOL specialists and are supportive and experienced in working with young learners.

Learners will be expected to attend for approximately 16 hours per week for 36 weeks.

Student enrichment activities take place throughout the year, such as day trips, reading groups and sports days.

Level
Entry Level 1 Entry Level 2 Entry Level 3 Level 1 Level 2
Duration
1 year full-time
Awarding Body
City & Guilds
Course Fees
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Units and Structure

Speaking and Listening classes enable learners to improve their skills in: Listening and responding, speaking to communicate, contributing effectively and engaging in discussions, following the gist and detail in verbal communication, improving pronunciation, expressing views and planning actions.

Reading classes enable learners to: read and understand, identify the purpose of a text and to read and obtain information.

Writing classes enable learners to write to communicate, prevent information in an appropriate format, structure their writing and to improve their spelling, grammar and punctuation skills.

Entry Requirements

You'll need to have:

All learners will need to complete an application form and will be required to bring their passport or national ID card prior to attending for assessment and interview.

Learners must be under 19 years of age on 31st August 2016 to be eligible.


For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.

Tutors and Student Support

Student Support and Facilities

As a student, you’ll have access to a wide range of facilities, services and support, including:

  • Step outside the classroom  and access our state of the art facilities as well as 3 huge Learning Resource Centres with thousands of resources to use
  • With hands-on experience you’ll be prepared for employment with a competitive edge.
  • A dedicated impartial careers advice team to help you on your future path
  • Our wide range of courses means that we can offer the right paths to get you where you need to be
  • Our Hub campus is right in the heart of the town centre meaning you can find your way to us easily
  • Outstanding student support throughout your studies with us.

Apply or Enquire

Want to know more or chat to us?

Have any further questions about this course? You can contact someone specifically about it by using the details below or filling in the enquiry form.

Skills for Life Team
0800 358 7676
skills.forlife@don.ac.uk

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Want to apply for this course?

You'll need to have:

All learners will need to complete an application form and will be required to bring their passport or national ID card prior to attending for assessment and interview.

Learners must be under 19 years of age on 31st August 2016 to be eligible.


For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.


GCSE Grades are changing from 2017. Need to know more? Click here for information.

Application & Enrolment

To apply for this course, please complete our online application form or download a printable form.

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