Award in ESOL Skills for Life (Speaking and Listening) (Level 1)

Develop confidence to interact with others in English as you work towards a nationally recognised qualification. This FREE ESOL course teaches you skills to help you communicate verbally in English. It can support you in job interviews, social conversations, or in your studies. This ESOL level 1 speaking and listening course builds on skills you learnt at entry 3. Gain tools to help you in conversations and sharpen your listening skills. This is an English course for adults. It is aimed at speakers of other languages. ESOL classes are divided into three areas: reading, writing, and speaking & listening. If you’re helping others access ESOL courses in the UK, you’ve come to the right place.
  • Course Eligibility: To enrol on a WEA course you must be aged 19 or over by the 31st August 2022.

    Students who have not been resident in the UK/EU for the last 3 years are required to complete a Student Eligibility Form and provide appropriate evidence or a higher course fee will be payable. If you would like more information
    please call 0300 303 3464.
  • Days & Dates: Wednesday: 9:30am - 12:00pm
    Thursday: 9:30am - 12:00pm
    Friday: 9:30am - 12:00pm
    20th September 2023 to 6th December 2023
  • Availability: Spaces Available
  • Enrolment: Open
  • Cost: Free - Free for all
  • Course Duration: 29 sessions
  • Accreditations: Accredited Course
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  • Accessible: Yes
  • We offer several other free ESOL courses, both online and in venue. To view our other courses, click here:

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Who are the WEA?

We are a leading adult education charity with a legacy that stretches back over a hundred years, having been founded back in 1903. Our mission is to bring adult education within reach of everyone who needs it, fighting inequality and promoting social justice. Today, we continue to empower adults by bringing great teaching to local communities across England and Scotland, reaching tens of thousands of learners each year. We believe every adult from a variety of backgrounds should have access to education and its benefits right on their doorstep.

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To find out about the courses offered by the WEA in your area, visit our website at or call 0300 303 3464. We will provide you with information on the courses available, schedules, and enrolment procedures.

Where do WEA courses take place?

The WEA hosts courses in local community venues all across England and Scotland. We also run several courses online using Zoom and Canvas, our virtual learning environment.

Who can enrol on a WEA course?

WEA courses are open to all adults aged 19 or over who have lived in the UK for at least six months, regardless of their educational background or previous qualifications.

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Workers' Educational Association
  • Provider Address:
    WEA - Online (Leeds)
    Online, Leeds, Yokrshire, LS1 1AA

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