ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) for Adults

ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) for Adults

Subject Area: English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Professional Development

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Course Information

  • Start Date: Sep, 2020
  • Attendance: Part-time
  • Duration: 1 Year
  • Course Code: 144438
  • Entry Requirements

    This course is for adult learners. All students have an ESOL assessment to establish whether there is a suitable class available.

    Course Overview

    This course is based at our Ipswich campus.

    This course will involve developing your listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. Although there is no qualification attached you may choose to take exams at the end of the course if you so wish. You will also find out about life in the UK and share experiences with people from other cultures. You will have the choice to complete exams, at the appropriate level, in reading and/or writing and/or speaking and listening. If you do not wish to take the exams you will receive a certificate for completing your course.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    What will I learn on the ESOL course?

    This course will improve your listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in English. You will also find out about life in the UK and share experiences with people from other cultures. This will help you to communicate in English in your daily life.

    What is the difference between full time and part time ESOL?

    The part time course is for adults aged 19 or over.

    The full time ESOL course is for students aged between 16-18 years old.

    How much does the part time ESOL course cost?

    £280 (subject to change)

    How is the part time ESOL course assessed?

    It is assessed through regular homework, progress tests and practice exams.

    I haven’t lived in the UK or EU for three years or more. Can I still study on this course?

    Unfortunately, if you have not lived in the UK or EU for the last three years or more, you will be unable to join the course as you will be classed as an 'overseas' student. To check or query this, you can speak to our Student Support Team on 01473 382738 or email support@suffolk.ac.uk.

    How do I know what level I will be on?

    We will talk to you and check your reading and writing skills to determine which level of class you attend.

    How many days do I come in for the part time course?

    This depends on your level, but most students attend between 3-4 hours per week. The tutor will advise you what classes are available to you once your skill level has been checked.

    What levels of ESOL do you do?

    For the part time course we offer entry level 1, entry level 2, entry level 3 and Level 1.

    How do I apply for part time ESOL?

    You can apply by clicking the "Apply" link is on this ESOL part time page, you will then you will be invited in to check your level

    When will I find out which level I will be on?

    The tutor will email you when we have information about a suitable level of class for you.

    Course Highlights

    Levels available : Entry Level 1, Entry Level 2, Entry Level 3, Level 1.

    Timetables will vary depending on the level that you need to do. There are daytime and evening classes available.

    Tuition Costs


    £280 for permanent EU residents.