Get Ready for ESOL Entry 3 Speaking and Listening

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Before you can join this course, you will need to talk to a member of staff and do an initial assessment to make sure the course is right for you. For more information and to book an appointment please call 0300 303 3464. This course will provide you with an introduction to E3 speaking and listening. In this course you will develop the accuracy and fluency of your spoken English by taking part in different speaking activities such as role plays, pair work and discussions.

Course aim

This course will help you to develop your confidence and skills in speaking and listening in English at E3. . It will help you get ready to move onto a City & Guilds ESOL Entry 3 Speaking and Listening accredited course in future

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

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

  • Make polite requests for information in familiar and unfamiliar settings
  • Give information using yourself using past, present and future verb
  • Give advice using a range of different expressions (should, could, if I were you, why not?)
  • Express your likes, dislikes feelings and opinions.
  • Ask other people about their likes, dislikes, feelings and opinions

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

- What you need: You will need an internet connection, speakers, a microphone and a webcam so that you can use our video learning platform, Zoom. If you’d like to understand more Zoom please visit: - You will need a personal email address to join the WEA’s digital learning platform, Canvas so that you can receive resources, record your progress and achievement and to work with others and share ideas. If you want to understand more about our digital learning platform please visit: - • Official document(s) showing the correct spelling of your name, address and date of birth. • Certificates for any English / English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) qualifications you already

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Get Ready for ESOL Entry 3 Speaking and Listening


This course is funded by the Greater Manchester Combined Authority. You must be a resident of Greater Manchester in order to attend this course. Click here to learn more about government funding changes. If you don't know whether you are a resident of Greater Manchester, you can check your postcode here:

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • 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 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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