Course overview

"First Steps in ESOL" is a foundational course designed to help beginners embark on their journey of learning English as a Second Language (ESOL). This course is tailored for individuals with little to no prior knowledge of English, providing a supportive and engaging environment to develop essential language skills. Participants will learn fundamental vocabulary and phrases for everyday situations, such as greetings, introductions, and simple conversations about personal information, family, and daily activities. On this course, learners will have the opportunity to discuss your progress with the tutor. Join us and take your first steps towards mastering the English language!

Course description

"First Steps in ESOL" offers a supportive and interactive learning environment where participants can build confidence in their English language skills. Through a combination of classroom instruction, group activities, and multimedia resources, learners will gain the foundation needed to progress to more advanced levels of English proficiency. This course is ideal for newcomers to English-speaking environments, individuals seeking to improve their basic English skills for personal or professional reasons, and anyone looking to start their journey in learning English in a structured and supportive setting.

Through interactive activities and practice, participants will improve their listening comprehension and speaking abilities, focusing on correct pronunciation and intonation. This course focuses on practical language use in real-life scenarios, such as shopping, using public transportation, asking for directions, and visiting a doctor. Learners will be introduced to essential grammar rules and sentence structures, such as forming simple sentences, using articles, prepositions, and basic verb conjugations.

The course will support adults on their journey to learn skills which help them progress either in work or life. Alongside the potential economic benefits, the course is intended to reduce loneliness and make people happier, healthier, more confident, capable and more resilient.

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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