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English for Speakers of Other Languages at Hull College Group

Course description

The ESOL course runs for 1 year, from September to June, but it is possible for students to start throughout the year, depending on circumstances. The course is for people who speak English as a second language and who want to improve their language skills and achieve qualifications.

These programmes offer an opportunity to gain Cambridge University ESOL and OCR Functional Skills qualifications and also learn more about living in Goole and the UK.

There will be plenty of opportunities to join in activities across the college and students will benefit from tutorial sessions where progress and individual goals are discussed and support is offered.

Course content

English language classes will cover:
• Listening and Speaking
• Reading and Writing
• Grammar and Vocabulary
• Education, Health or Housing
• Citizenship and Culture
• Knowledge related to living andworking in Britain

Separate Functional Skills classes will help students develop their Maths and Information Technology skills, covering numeracy and finances, and students can gain recognised Maths and ICT qualifications.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements

Future opportunities

On successful completion of the full-time ESOL programme, there is an opportunity to progress onto a higher level of ESOL and/or another college course - vocational or mainstream, or onto higher education. Information, advice and guidance will be given to learners as required.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Hull College Group directly.

Last updated date: 15 April 2016

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    • Students join us at Goole College for a variety of reasons, they may wish to gain qualifications to develop their chosen careers or progress to higher education. Other studentss are interested in gaining new skills to improve their future options. You may also be interested in joining us to develop a hobby or interest. In any case, you can be assured of a warm welcome.

      You can choose from introductory level courses or something more advanced, whether you would like to study on a full-time or part-time basis, or follow a work-based training route, we are sure to have a course to match your interests and future career plans.

      You can be sure that from the time you arrive you will find experienced tutors providing the highest standards to help you achieve your career and learning goals.

      Whatever your age, your lifestyle, commitments or ambition we can help you gain the skills and qualifications you need.