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ESOL, English & Maths

Course levels range from pre-entry to Level 2 and are suitable for adults who need to develop their English language skills. You will study speaking and listening, reading, and writing as well as pronunciation, spelling and grammar. You will also learn how to apply your English in a range of contexts.

Entry Requirements

You will be assessed in English and have an interview with a teacher to determine which level of course is right for you.

  • Unit breakdown, Progression & More...

    Assessment Method

    At the end of each 18 week semester there are assessments in speaking & listening, reading and writing. The type of assessment varies according to the level of the course. Most courses include final exams in the summer term in English.

    Aims of the course

    All courses aim to prepare students to progress in their chosen field by improving their language skills. This could be for further study, improving career prospects or seeking work.

    Progression Opportunities

    Depending on the qualifications achieved during the year, students can progress to higher levels of English, into vocational and academic courses, work, or an apprenticeship.

    Facilities

    Students learn in the classroom for most of the time and sessions include group work, pair work and individual study. Students will be able to access college facilities such as the Learning Centre and ICT equipment.

    Career Options

    Students may progress to further study in the college onto higher level English classes or into vocational areas or into work.

Course Details

Venue Lewisham Way
Day/Eve Evening
Mode Part Time
Duration 1 year
Start Date 09/09/2019
End Date 03/07/2020

Funding

For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.

16-18 Free
19-24 £ 0 p/year
24+ £0 p/year
International £8,640 p/year

And Then?

College isn't just about a social life and good grades. Check out what sort of careers this subject can lead to.

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Zita Obakponovwe

Zita Obakponovwe

Lewisham Southwark College prepared me well for university in many ways. It gave me confidence in vital skills like writing, which are really important on a degree course, and sparked my creativity.

Fatoumata

Fatoumata

She says that the Lewisham College ESOL department has given her social skills as well as language skills and has taught her how to interact with a wide variety of cultures – essential skills for her current job working in a large, busy London Hotel.

Janet Kissi

Janet Kissi

The classes are fun. I really enjoy coming to college to learn. I am happy and I am on the right path to achieve my dream.

Amal Shuluh

Amal Shuluh

Since I have started on the course my maths has improved a lot. On some of my tests I have even scored 100%. My teacher has been very helpful and he does everything he can to help us understand and learn in class. I am very grateful to him for all the help.

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