When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability Yes
  • Tutor Sharon Mellish
  • Course Code C24ELCA03C
  • Suitable For 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

What you will learn

This course is for you if: You understand little or no English but read and write in your language and can also use the Roman alphabetYou want to learn about life in the UK You want to begin reading, writing, speaking and listening in English to help you in your everyday life and work This course will help you develop speaking, listening, reading and writing skills.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Obtain necessary information from simple verbal communication for a given task
  • Use pronunciation to convey intended meaning
  • Express simple views clearly during verbal communication
  • Make effective verbal requests to obtain information

Class format and activities

Lessons are currently online using MS Teams or Google Meet. You will work in pairs or small groups or individually. You will have a one-to-one with your tutor to talk about your progress. You will experience range of activities such as listening, role play, reading aloud, writing, quizzes, word searches and other games. You will use YouTube, an interactive whiteboard and computers to help you learn. Everything that you learn will help you in your daily life. Assessment methods: At the end of term, you may be able take a reading exam if you are ready to do so.

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements but you will have an interview.

What you need to know before you enrol

You will know how to read and write in your own language

What you need

You will need a pen and paper, a laptop, tablet or PC and a good internet connection.

What you can do next

After completion of this course you can join an ESOL course with a focus on writing or speaking and listening. Your tutor will be able to advise you.


  • Full fee
  • Concession fee