ESOL Levels 1 & 2

ESOL classes at Level 1 & 2, provided by ALSS Barnsley.

Course content

This course will help you improve your ability to talk, listen, read and write in English. It’s suitable for you if you have some limited English skills and English is your second language. You’ll learn in friendly and supportive classes taught by our experienced teachers who specialise in working with adults.

This course will help you to:

  • Gain confidence
  • Communicate better in your daily life
  • Complete everyday tasks in English
  • Apply for further study

Improve your speaking and listening skills so that you can:

  • Listen and respond
  • Speak to communicate
  • Engage in discussion

Improve your reading skills so that you can:

  • Read and understand
  • Read and obtain information

Improve your writing skills so that you can:

  • Write to communicate

You’ll gain more skills as you progress through the levels. For example, at entry level 1 you’ll learn about simple sentences.  Entry level 2 you’ll also learn about compound sentences. Entry level 3 you’ll also learn about complex sentences.

Throughout your course you will focus on:

  • Grammar
  • Spelling
  • Punctuation
  • Vocabulary
  • Study skills
  • Skills for work

You’ll study topics that are relevant to you, to help you gain confidence and improve your English, including:

  • Me and my health
  • British culture
  • Communication at work
  • Travel and transport
  • Hobbies and interests
  • Finding a job
  • sport and keeping fit

You’ll also develop the following skills for work:

  • Working as part of a team
  • Being positive
  • Working to deadlines
  • Following instructions correctly
  • Adaptability
  • Learning from setbacks
  • Develop digital skills
  • Course Eligibility: The cost per module is £210.70. However you may be entitled to fee remission/fee reduction depending on your own circumstances. Contact us for more details.

    For details of how to pay and any fee reductions or remission that may apply, see our paying for a course page.

Additional information

  • Accessible: Yes

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Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Course Address:
    Wellington House
    Market Street, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S70 1WA

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