With tutor Emma Wyatt.
Learn basic communication skills with this ESOL speaking and listening course. This English course is for speakers of other languages. It will help you learn essential speaking and listening skills to be able to communicate in English.
Entry 1 ESOL courses help people who are just starting to learn English. This course will help you gain confidence to speak about basic topics and understand core words. 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.
Pick up skills to communicate in everyday situations
Ask for and give information
Listen for information in everyday situations, such as understanding times and prices
Learn and apply basic English pronunciation rules.
This is an entry 1 English course for adults. You will work on basic speaking and listening skills. It’s an English course for beginners so you don’t need any prior knowledge to sign up.
Before you can enrol on this course, you’ll do a skills check. Don’t worry, this isn’t an exam. It’s for us to make sure you get on the right course for your level. 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 1 ESOL courses. Once you finish the reading, writing, and speaking & listening courses, you can progress to entry 2 level.
There are also “Get Ready” courses between each module to prepare you for the next course.
What to expect
This entry 1 ESOL speaking and listening 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 access our digital learning platform, Canvas. If you’d like to learn digital skills for online learning, you can 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 these ESOL classes.
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.