Get ready for ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) Entry 2

Ref: C3743766

This course is for students who have already passed one or more ESOL Entry 1 exams. You will look at ways to improve your spelling, and practice writing longer sentences. We will learn about using different tenses to communicate about everyday events in the past, present and future. You will use role plays to practice useful conversations (e.g. at the doctor’s, or in a job interview) and improve your pronunciation. We will use real life examples to read for information in a variety of situations.

Course aim

This course will help you to improve your speaking, listening, reading and writing skills in English. It will help you get ready to move onto a City & Guilds ESOL Entry 2 accredited course in future.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • You will need to talk to a member of staff and do a short activity to make sure the course is right for you. For more information and to book an appointment please call 0300 303 3464
  • This course is for people with little spoken English

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

  • Follow simple instructions and directions (written or spoken).
  • Identify the main points in a short conversation or explanation.
  • Write short texts for different situations, e.g. letters, forms, emails.
  • Talk about myself in the past, say what I am doing now, and what I want to do in the future
  • Read words on a form about personal information.

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
  • You may be asked to undertake additional work in your own time to support 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
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • You will be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions
  • There will be a number of tasks appropriate to your course such as written work, creating art or craft, video, photography or small projects. Some of these may be marked to help you progress

What else do I need to know?

  • A selection of materials and basic equipment will be provided but you are welcome to bring additional materials with you
  • Official document(s) showing your name, address, date of birth Certificates for English / English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) qualifications you have. Paper, pen/pencil to every lesson, folder to put your work in, small notebook.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required
  • It is useful if you are already trying to use your English, e.g. talking to neighbours, reading signs, letters, and watching TV in English (maybe with subtitles).

What can I do next?

Download full course information sheet

Get ready for ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) Entry 2

Is this course right for me? Request more information

If you don't have a pin, please call 0300 303 3464 to enquire about enrolling on this course.

Conditions

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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