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ESOL (Aged 16-18) at City of Wolverhampton College

Course description

During this course you will study:

  • Speaking and listening skills in a variety of situations
  • Reading techniques to help you understand more effectively
  • Writing techniques to enable you to write in many different situations
  • You will also be able to gain additional qualifications in maths, ICT, work skills and personal and social development

Course content

If English isn’t your first language and you want to improve your skills to help you study, find work or manage in everyday life, our ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) is the course for you.

The course will develop and enhance your written and spoken English language skills and you will become more confident in life and work settings and able to achieve your aims and ambitions for the future.

As part of the course you will also be able to gain additional qualifications in maths, ICT, work skills and personal and social development.

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements however, prior to starting the course you will be asked to attend an assessment to ensure that you are placed on the correct level course for you.


You will be continually assessed throughout the course and sit an exam at the end of the programme.

Future opportunities

The skills you will learn from this course will enable you to get a job or progress to another course at the college

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact City of Wolverhampton College directly.

Last updated date: 13 January 2015
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    • The Paget Road campus, in Compton to the west of Wolverhampton, provides courses in art and design, business and management, computing and IT, education and teaching, engineering, English, health and social care, journalism, maths, media, motor vehicle, music technology, performing arts, photography and science.

      Also on offer at the site are Pathways programmes for people without any formal qualifications, ESOL courses for speakers of other languages, and short courses for job seekers.

      The campus is also home to CitySixth – the college's dedicated sixth form centre offering A Levels in a range of subjects - and a Higher Education Centre which offers HNCs, HNDs and Foundation Degrees, and also boasts an Engineering Learning Zone also equipped with industry-standard equipment, modern motor vehicle workshops, new performing and recording studios, and well equipped science labs.

      The site has a Student Hub, Study Hub, cafeteria and large free student car park and is on major bus routes.