Course overview

Do you want to learn English online? Studying online is an easy and effective way to learn. This course will prepare you to take an ESOL English course online. This digital skills course prepares you to take ESOL classes online. You’ll learn everything you need to know to get the most out of your online studies. Your tutor will help you understand the digital tools you will need to study an ESOL English course online with the WEA. This course is aimed at English learners. The explanations will be given in plain, simple English and your tutor will help you understand the content. There will be 2 face to face sessions at a venue which is to be confirmed.

Course description

The objective of this digital training is to help you get ready to take online ESOL classes. You will learn essential digital skills before you start your English course.

Learn digital skills to help you study an ESOL English course online. Understand how to take part in video calls. Learn to use Canvas, the WEA’s digital learning website. You will learn to use Canvas to:

  • contact your tutor and classmates

  • download and upload files

  • complete quizzes

  • take part in discussions

  • access additional support.

This digital skills course will prepare you to study an online English course for foreigners. The aim of the course is to introduce you to the tools and services you will need to study English online.

To study this course you’ll need a digital device and an internet connection. This is so you can access our digital learning resources.

The WEA is committed to accessible adult education. If you have any issues or needs, please let us know and we will do our best to help you.

Most of our courses are free for most of our learners. Please note that you need to get to the end of the enrolment process to see the discounts.

What financial support is available?

We don't want anything to stand in your way when it comes to bringing Adult learning within reach so if you need anything to support you to achieve your goals then speak to one of our education experts during your enrolment journey. Most of our courses are government funded but if you don't qualify or need alternative financial help to access them then let us know.

What other support is available?

All of our digital content, teaching and learning activities and assessments are designed to be accessible so if you need any additional support you can discuss this with the education experts during your enrolment journey and we will do all we can to make sure you have optimal access.

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