English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Taster

Ref: C2420488

During the course, you will take part in some ESOL learning activities. This will include speaking, listening, reading and writing activities. You will be able to ask questions about any aspect of an ESOL class during the session.

Course aim

Our taster course will allow you to see what a WEA ESOL class is like. It will help you to decide if you are able and ready to attend one of our courses in the future.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed

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

  • know what is expected of me in order to complete a WEA ESOL course
  • gain experience of what an ESOL class is like by completing some learning activities
  • ask and answer some key questions about my learning
  • meet and get to know other students from the local area

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?

  • The tutor will provide information about your individual language needs and support you with your next steps into an ESOL or other course.

What else do I need to know?

  • Please bring a pen, pencil and some writing paper.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

Download full course information sheet

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Taster

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As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2018
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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