Learn English at many levels with courses for speakers of other languages, for free.  Learn how to speak, listen, read and write in English, with our English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) courses.

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Benefits of learning English    

Improve your English to:  

  • get a job  
  • understand your doctor  
  • help your children at school   
  • make life in the UK easier 
  • go onto further education   

Improve your English for work

Learn English as a second language for work. Get confident in interviews and work, with better English language skills.   

Different levels to suit you

You can learn ESOL English at a level to suit you.  We have English courses in a classroom near you. We do online ESOL courses, so you can learn English at home.   

We are here for you, and ESOL courses are free.

Before you do an ESOL course with us, you will need to do a skills check. This will help us start you on the right course.  

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ESOL (Counties)

SPƵվ feature a wide range of classes to help learners develop their English skills for all aspects of life and work. Our classes are full and part time, day and evening both face to face and online from Entry 1 up to Level 2 in addition to non-accredited courses for entry level learners. Our curriculum is structured so that learners can progress through the levels and move on to more mainstream qualifications. Our lessons cover the four main skills of ESOL Speaking, Listening, Reading and Writing.

Course Information

Dates:
Fri 27/10/2023 -
Tue 30/04/2024
Course code:
P00000016
How you'll learn:
Online
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
In progress
Fee:
Free

ESOL for Life and Work Beginners

This is the next stage course for pre-entry learners to continue ESOL classes. During the course you will continue to learn basic English that will help you better explore and take part in your local community and to help build your employability skills for work. Before you can join the course, your English skills will be checked with a short test so that the tutor can make sure that the class is right for you. This course is for people with little English. You do not need any ESOL qualifications to join.

Course Information

Dates:
Mon 08/01/2024 -
Fri 19/07/2024
Times:
9:30am - 1:30pm
Duration:
112 sessions
Location:
Bradley Neighbourhood Centre
Leeds Road
Nelson
BB9 8EL
Tutor:
Galina Koroleva-Hodgson
Course code:
Q00012312
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
7 places remaining
Status:
In progress
Fee range
Free to £362.00

Entry Level ESOL - Entry 1

Discover the wonderful world of the English language with this ESOL E1 course. It will help you to develop your Speaking and Listening, Reading and Writing skills in English. Whether you have studied basic English before or you are completely new to it, You will find value in this ESOL course. Develop your language skills to enable you to ask and respond to everyday questions in verbal exchanges too, listen for information and specific purposes and writing. You do not need any special tools to attend, just yourself and some enthusiasm. Start your language journey today by registering for this course.

Course Information

Dates:
Tue 23/01/2024 -
Tue 14/05/2024
Times:
9:30am - 11:30am
Duration:
17 sessions
Location:
Welbourne Children's Centre (London)
1A Stainby Road
London
N15 4EA
Tutor:
Alex Carro
Course code:
Q00013031
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
9 places remaining
Status:
In progress
Fee range
Free to £150.00

First Steps in ESOL Entry 1

Discover the wonderful world of the English language with this beginners E1 ESOL course. It will help you to develop basic speaking, listening, reading and writing skills in English. Whether you have studied basic English before or you are completely new to it, You will find value in this ESOL course. Develop your language skills to enable you to recognise simple words, prepare to write, ask everyday questions and answer them using correct grammatical structures. You do not need any special tools to attend, just yourself and some enthusiasm. Start your language journey today by registering for this course.

Course Information

Dates:
Fri 26/01/2024 -
Fri 10/05/2024
Times:
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Duration:
25 sessions
Location:
Woodside Childrens Centre (London)
59 White Hart Lane
London
N22 5SJ
Tutor:
Sultan Duru
Course code:
Q00013042
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
In progress
Fee range
Free to £150.00

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Membership Information

Duration:
12 months
Fee:
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Pre-Entry Level ESOL

Discover the wonderful world of the English language with this Pre Entry ESOL course. It will help you to develop your Speaking and Listening, Reading and Writing skills in English. Whether you have studied basic English before or you are completely new to it, You will find value in this ESOL course. Develop your language skills to enable you to ask and respond to everyday questions in verbal exchanges too, listen for information and specific purposes and writing. You do not need any special tools to attend, just yourself and some enthusiasm. Start your language journey today by registering for this course.

Course Information

Dates:
Mon 29/01/2024 -
Thu 02/05/2024
Times:
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Duration:
22 sessions
Location:
Pembury House Children's Centre (London)
Lansdowne Road
Tottenham
London
N17 9XE
Tutor:
Alex Carro
Course code:
Q00013030
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
In progress
Fee range
Free to £150.00

Introduction to ESOL for Life and Work (Intermediate)

This is English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) course which will be held at a local friendly venue in Warrington where the course will be taught face to face. This course will help improve your confidence to start speaking and listening, reading and writing in English ready for working in the UK. The course aims to aid you to start your journey to learning English and help to build your confidence when using the language in your day to day lives and out in the community, as well as helping you to work towards looking for a job here in the UK. This is an introductory course which will have progression opportunities at the end for unaccredited and accredited courses.

Course Information

Dates:
Mon 29/01/2024 -
Mon 15/07/2024
Times:
12:30pm - 2:30pm
Duration:
21 sessions
Location:
Whitecross Community & Recreation Centre
Lexden Street
Warrington
WA5 1PT
Tutor:
Andrea Ostapski
Course code:
Q00013755
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
In progress
Fee range
Free to £75.00

ESOL for Life and Work (Pre-entry)

This is English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) course which will be held at a local friendly venue in Warrington where the course will be taught face to face. This course will help improve your confidence to start speaking and listening, reading and writing in English ready for working in the UK. The course aims to aid you to start your journey to learning English and help to build your confidence when using the language in your day to day lives and out in the community, as well as helping you to work towards looking for a job here in the UK. This is a pre-entry course which will have progression opportunities at the end for unaccredited and accredited courses.

Course Information

Dates:
Thu 01/02/2024 -
Thu 18/07/2024
Times:
12:30pm - 2:30pm
Duration:
21 sessions
Location:
Whitecross Community & Recreation Centre
Lexden Street
Warrington
WA5 1PT
Tutor:
Andrea Ostapski
Course code:
Q00013900
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
In progress
Fee range
Free to £75.00

Pre-Entry ESOL: ESOL in the Community

This pre-entry ESOL course will give you skills to communicate some basic ideas in English. Through a range of activities, you will develop your speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. The learners will familiarise themselves with basic vocabulary (classroom instructions, personal information, family, etc), establish and develop the four main skills (speaking, reading, writing and listening) to progress towards Entry 1 Level.

Course Information

Dates:
Tue 06/02/2024 -
Tue 21/05/2024
Times:
1:15pm - 3:15pm
Duration:
23 sessions
Location:
Daubeney Children's Centre/ Primary Scho
103 Daubeney Road
Hackney
London
E5 0EG
Tutor:
Stephan Schulte-Nahring
Course code:
Q00013817
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
4 places remaining
Status:
In progress
Fee range
Free to £193.20

Award in ESOL Skills for Life (Writing) (Entry 1)

Learn basic writing skills with this foundational English course for beginners. This English course is for speakers of other languages. It will help you learn to write in English to study, work, and live in the UK. Entry 1 ESOL courses help people who are just starting to learn English. It will help you gain confidence to write basic sentences in English. There are also reading and speaking & listening courses at this level. If you’re helping others access ESOL classes in the UK, you’ve come to the right place.

Course Information

Dates:
Thu 08/02/2024 -
Thu 18/07/2024
Times:
9:30am - 11:30am
Duration:
39 sessions
Location:
Park Lane Children's Centre (London)
139 Park Lane
London
N17 0HB
Tutor:
Sultan Duru
Course code:
Q00013888
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
0 places remaining
Status:
In progress
Fee range
Free to £225.00

Get Ready for ESOL Reading (Entry 1)

Are you thinking about taking an ESOL entry 1 reading course? If so, this course can help to prepare you to study. Set yourself up for success on your ESOL course with this preparation course. Get ready courses help you learn English at your own pace. This course gives you extra study time. This is an introductory English course for beginners. If you’re helping others access entry 1 ESOL classes in the UK, you’ve come to the right place.

Course Information

Dates:
Tue 13/02/2024 -
Fri 03/05/2024
Times:
12:30pm - 3:00pm
Duration:
18 sessions
Location:
Bangladeshi Womens Organisation (Manches
360 Dickenson Road
Manchester
M13 0NG
Tutor:
Vivianne Kuffoh
Course code:
Q00012583
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
3 places remaining
Status:
In progress
Fee range
Free to £150.00