Improve your English skills

Ref: C3741951

This course will help students to expand your vocabulary and build their confidence in speaking in public on a variety of topics. Some of the topics covered in this course will be Culture, Community News, Education, Free time and Leisure, Getting around, Looking for Work, Health, Housing. The tutor might introduce some other topics depending on the level of the students.

Course aim

The aim of the this course is to help students practise their spoken English and boost their confidence.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for improvers
  • Minimum of ESOL Entry Level 2

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

  • 1.ask a range of questions to obtain information
  • 2.give a short description and make comparisons
  • feelings, likes and dislikes
  • 4.listen for gist and for detail in different contexts

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion

What else do I need to know?

  • All materials will be provided

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course

Download full course outline

Improve your English skills 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 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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