ESOL Gateway (English for Speakers of Other Languages) at Sheffield College
This is a one year full time course
About the course
This is an intensive English programme with personal tutor support. You will learn about English speaking and listening, reading and writing.
Your programme can also include learning about citizenship, personal and social development, maths, IT and the world of work. There may be the opportunity for some students to study science and for some students to study for an employability skills qualification.
Course enrichment activities can include trips and visits around the Sheffield area.
Staff and Facilities
Our staff are supportive, friendly, highly qualified and experienced in working with young learners recently arrived in the UK or with those who have little previous experience of English language learning. The course is classroom based, working in small groups.
Will this course suit me?
This course suits young people recently arrived in the UK or who have little previous experience of English language learning and who want to improve their qualifications to go onto further study or work.
Trinity College London Certificate in ESOL at Entry Level. You will also study for a maths qualification.
16-18 year old students only. You will be asked to attend an English assessment at college to help decide which level of study is right for you.
Please note Firvale Campus only has entry level ESOL courses
The Trinity English Certificate is assessed by exam. Students are examined separately for Speaking & Listening, Reading and Writing. Students must successfully complete all three parts to progress onto the next level.
Where can it lead?
Students normally progress through the ESOL programme to achieve a higher level of English language skill. Students achieving a full ESOL certificate at entry level 3 or level 1 may also have the opportunity to progress on to a vocational course at either Hillsborough College, Peaks College or Sheffield City College.
How to apply
School pupils in Sheffield should apply on-line with the help of their school. Other applicants can apply using a paper application form available from any college campus, by phoning 0114 260 2600, or downloading one from our website www.sheffcol.ac.uk
- Monday 20th November 2017, 3.30pm - 7pm
- Tuesday 23rd January 2018, 3.30pm - 7pm
- Wednesday 7th March 2018, 3.30pm - 7pm
- Thursday 17th May 2018, 3.30pm - 7pm
How to apply
You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.