Part-Time ESOL - Over Age 18
Type: Part Time
Subject: English and Maths
Start Date: 09 September 2019
Fee: Please contact the Information Centre for fee information
Who is it for
These ESOL courses are for people who are resident in the UK and plan to live and work here permanently, and who wish to develop their language skills through an intensive and inclusive English programme. Part–time courses run at Entry 1 (Beginner) Entry 2 (Elementary), Entry 3 (Pre–intermediate) Level 1 (intermediate) and Level 2 (Upper Intermediate).
Learners should be over 18 years old.
What will I need
There are no formal entry requirements, but all students are invited for an interview and test to assess their level of English before the course.
What is covered
The courses cover a wide range of topics, from personal and social development, through to travel, the environment and culture. Listening, speaking, reading and writing skills, as well as grammar and vocabulary are developed at all levels. Every student has the opportunity to achieve a range of language and skills qualifications.
How is the course assessed
The course is assessed by examinations. Your tutor will decide which exams it will be best for you to take in which session. The exams will be in: Listening and Speaking, Writing and Reading.
There are either day classes or evening classes which you can request at the point of assessment.
What can this course lead to
Each course offers the opportunity to progress to the next level, e.g. Entry 3 leads to Level 1. It may also be possible to progress on to mainstream college courses, or courses at University Centre Peterborough, once an appropriate level of English has been reached. Some mainstream courses offer ESOL alongside.
Are there any additional costs