Intensive ESOL

Qualification: Ascentis Award
Level 1

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About this course

City College are one of the leading providers of English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) in the South of England.

Our courses will improve all of your English – speaking, listening, reading, writing and pronunciation.

This course is an intensive two days a week course. This is 8 hours of total learning a week. 

You can study this course on its own to improve your English skills faster or you can study it in combination with the NCFE Level 1 Certificate in IT User Skills.

Prior to starting the course, you will need to have an assessment to check your level of English. 

* Great news... if you're aged 19 or over and earning less than £17,374.50 a year (gross salary), you may not have to pay for this course. Apply online now!

For more information, or if you need assistance applying for an ESOL course with City College, please call 023 8048 4848 or email

What you will learn

You will improve your speaking, listening, reading and writing skills as well as increasing your vocabulary and improving your grammatical accuracy. 

You will learn how to give a presentation as well as how to write an article, a review and to take part in formal correspondence. 

You will improve your discussion skills and work collaboratively with other students.

Entry requirements

To ensure you are on the right course we will give you an assessment to check your English language level. We will also review any exam results you have and advise you on your future study options for when your English has improved enough to progress.

You will be required to attend an interview prior to enrolling onto the course.