What is it like to study this course and how will I be assessed?
This course is aimed at anyone whose first language is not English and who wants to improve their ability to communicate. You will be taught by an experienced ESOL teacher in a group with an average size of 14. Other learners will come from a range of nationalities. Learners sometimes work in groups or pairs and homework is regularly given. You will get feedback during lessons and there is an exam at the end of the course. Learners must be here for the whole course (either 20 weeks or 16 weeks).
Please note that there are 6 levels in 3 different time slots. Each class is twice a week and the days vary depending on level and time slot chosen. There are two semesters a year.
Semester 1 starts 09-Sep-19 and ends 14-Feb-20 (20 weeks). Times: 09.30-12.30, 13.30-16.30, 18.00-20.45
*Fees for semester 1: EU/other eligible learners £287 overseas £539.
Semester 2 starts 24-Feb-20 and ends 03-Jul-20 (16 weeks). Times: 09.30-12.30, 13.30-16.30, 18.00-20.45
*Fees Semester 2: EU/other eligible learners £234 overseas £539.
Course covers all skills (speaking, listening, reading and writing) with a focus on communication skills. Learners take a Speaking and Listening exam in Semester 1 and a Reading and Writing exam in Semester 2 if they continue. New learners in Semester 2 take a Reading and Writing exam.