get ready for ESOL entry 2

Ref: C3528316

The course will cover listening, speaking, reading, writing, vocabulary and grammar. The class will include pair, group and individual work and will include a variety of topics to help students in their everyday lives and improve their ability to function independently in the UK. Students will be expected to come to every session, bring pens and paper, and do regular homework.

Course aim

This course will act as a bridge between Entry 1 and Entry 2, and will prepare students in all skills for an Entry 2 exam in the future. We will practise all 4 skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking, and we will also spend time developing good ways to study well.

Who is the course for?

You will need an initial assessment to join the course. This is important to find the right class for you. For more information and to book an appointment please call (0117)9166500 email or come in and see us.

What topics will this course cover

We will study vocabulary, and grammar related to: learning in the classroom work daily life hobbies and leisure the past

What will it be like?

WEA classes are friendly and supportive. You will be encouraged to work together with your fellow students and tutor. You will be asked to share your ideas and views in the class and work with the group to give and accept feedback in a supportive environment. The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you to be actively involved in your learning. You may be asked to undertake work to support your course outside of your class.

By the end of the course I should be able to:

Read and write simple texts Take part in basic social interaction Construct simple sentences using basic word order and verb forms

How will I know I'm making progress?

All students will be assessed regularly in groups and individually. We will have frequent opportunities for revision. Students will all talk to the tutor and and will have individual progress reports.

What else do I need to know, do or bring?

Learners need to bring pens and exercise books or paper and folders to class. Students will need to do homework every week.

Reading and information sources

A pass level at all Entry 1 exams is desirable. It is important to be able to write sentences in English including your name and some personal information.

What could the course lead to?

The course will prepare students for the next course which will be an Entry 2 exam course.

Download full course outline

get ready for ESOL entry 2 Course Outline


You can if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2016
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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