ESOL E3 Speaking & Listening @ BLS

Ref: C3840265

This course is for learners who have completed entry 2 speaking and listening or have significant English speaking experience by experience. This course will lead either to L1 ESOL or functional skills L1.

Course aim

The course is to provide progression for Entry 2 learners taking the speaking and listening qualification.

Who is the course for?

Students must be assessed at the correct level

What topics will this course cover

Finding a job • Me and my health • Me and my home • Travel and transport • Sport and keeping fit • Hobbies and interests

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 Provide clear pronunciation and intonation (Sc/E3.1a ) 2 Ask and answer questions about personal and factual information (Sc/E3.b) 3 Give a description (Sc/E3.4f) 4 Listen for details in narratives and explanations (Lr/E3.2a) 5 Express clearly statements of facts in present, past, future and perfect tense (Sc/E3.4a)

How will I know I'm making progress?

• Students will receive regular verbal and written feedback from their tutor on a one-to-one basis and as part of a group. • Students will have an Individual Learning records. • Students will complete evidence tasks linked to the group learning outcomes.

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

Pen, pencil and notebook and A4 ring binder.

Reading and information sources


What could the course lead to?

Students can progress on to the accredited Entry 3 ESOL reading or writing course, or the accredited City and Guilds speaking and listening course at Level 1.

Download full course outline

ESOL E3 Speaking & Listening @ BLS 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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