English and Maths (inc. ESOL)

Essential skills: English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Speaking and Listening Level 1 for Adults Part-time

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

This course can be started at any time throughout the year. The course will take nine months to complete.

Entry requirements

You will complete a tutor assessment or hold an ESOL Entry Three qualification.

You will achieve

You will achieve a City and Guilds Level 1 ESOL Speaking and Listening qualification.

Course overview

This course is for people with a good level of English who want to find jobs where they need a certain level in English, or who would like to gain qualifications in other subjects. We have highly qualified experts ready to help you! You will learn how to make and understand lots of different types of sentences and use them to talk about lots of different subjects.

Course content

You will study five units, these are:

  • Food and hobbies (including things like numbers, dates, food, clothes, shopping, TV, going to a coffee shop, using a library and volunteering for charity)
  • Life in the UK (music, art, festivals, homes, family, neighbours and social media)
  • Activity and health (sport, human body, going to the doctor, sleep and stress)
  • English for work (jobs, places of work, getting jobs, interviews, technology and internet)
  • The natural world (animals, transport, holidays, airports and museums)

Speaking and listening exams take place in April. If needed, you can try again in June.

Please bring a pen.

Old Mill Lane campus
Church Street
Barnsley
S70 2AX

You can move on to GCSE English (or Functional Skills English if you aren’t ready for the GCSE just yet). You can also study any other subject at College if you meet the entry criteria. You will have enough English to feel confident in job interviews and to work in jobs which require a good level of English.

 

How much does the course cost?

If you aren’t eligible for funding, the cost will be £225. Asylum seekers, people on Universal Credit, and people working part time or earning less than £21,255 per year do not pay.

Essential skills: English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Speaking and Listening Level 1 for Adults Part-time

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