ESOL E2 Reading@Inspire

Ref: C3840114

This course will help ESOL students to gain confidence, develop and improve their language skills. Students will work towards gaining a City and Guilds Entry Level 2 Reading qualification.

Course aim

This course is to enable students of other languages to develop and improve their reading skills. To be able to read and understand a text and extract relevant information from a reading text.

Who is the course for?

This course is for level Entry 2 students who must be assessed at the right level.

What topics will this course cover

Topics that will be covered will be taken from the ESOL Core Curriculum and based on the content included in the document. Culture Shopping Leisure

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:

1. Obtain information from different texts 2. Use a simple dictionary 3. Read and write instructions 4. Fillin forms

How will I know I'm making progress?

I will use formative assessment techniques to assess my learners' progress. I will give them verbal and written feedback and have tutorials.

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

writing pad and pen

Reading and information sources

It is advisable to read a book of their choice on a weekly basis.

What could the course lead to?

Students can progress to the next element of the course which will be Speaking and Listening E2.

Download full course outline

ESOL E2 Reading@Inspire 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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