Course overview

Build on your communication skills with this ESOL speaking and listening course. This English course for adults is aimed at speakers of other languages. It will help you improve your speaking and listening skills to communicate better in English. Entry 2 ESOL courses are right for you if you have basic speaking and listening skills in English. This course will help you gain confidence to speak about everyday topics and improve your comprehension. There are also reading and writing courses at this level. If you’re helping others access ESOL classes in the UK, you’ve come to the right place.

Course description

What we’ll cover

  • Learn to identify the main points in a short conversation

  • Understand and answer basic questions with who, when, what, where, why, and how

  • Talk about yourself in the past, present, and future

  • Ask questions to get information you need in everyday situations

  • Understand what other people think and feel in a simple conversation

This is an ESOL skills for life entry 2 course for adults. You will develop your speaking and listening skills so that you can take part in a variety of interactions.

You need some basic knowledge to take this course, that’s why you’ll need to do a skills check to enrol. Don’t worry, this isn’t an exam. It’s for us to make sure you get on the right course for you.

Our friendly team will contact you to start your skills check as part of your booking.

When you complete this module, you can continue with other entry 2 ESOL courses. Once you finish the reading, writing, and speaking & listening courses, you can progress to entry 3 level.

There are also “Get Ready” courses between each module to prepare you for the next course.

What to expect

This speaking and listening ESOL course takes around 110 hours to complete.

Please note that you’ll need an internet connection to study this ESOL course. This is so you can learn English through our digital learning platform, Canvas.

If you’d like to learn digital skills for online learning, you can also take our Canvas course for ESOL learners.

The WEA is an experienced ESOL course provider. We want you to get the most out of your studies and open doors to opportunities. Our tutors and staff will help you with any language needs you might have.

The WEA is committed to providing accessible adult education. Please let us know if you have any special requirements to take ESOL courses online and we will try 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.

Share this page:

Lady giving a thumbs up to her tablet as she watches a WEA member lecture
Image overlay triangle

Become a WEA member today

For just £15 per year, you can access many great benefits, including our award-winning weekly member lectures.

Need more information?

Need help? Complete our form and our friendly Support Services team will be back in touch.

Course contact
I am most interested in (tick all that apply)

How do we use the information we gather from you?
Please see our privacy policy.