Course overview

Adult ESOL: English for beginners City of Bristol College

An ESOL course focused on English for beginners.

The 10-week course has informal and engaging lessons.

You will get the support of an industry expert and ESOL lecturer.

Additional information

Who is this course for?

These are for adults whose first language is not English and hoping to learn some of the key skills needed for work and study.

There are a range of courses and different start times to help with other commitments you may have.

What you'll learn

Alongside developing your spoken and written English, you will take part in many different tasks and activities related to the chosen topic.

These are aimed to give you a better understanding of the industry and may give you the confidence to pursue further studies or support with finding employment.

Course entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements but we are looking for people who are keen to learn and can commit to 3 hours per week for 10 weeks.

How is the course delivered and assessed?

The course has been planned by a vocational and ESOL lecturer to ensure you can have the best experience.

It will be delivered in a variety of settings (depending on which course you choose) and will be a mixture of activities, informal discussions and projects to complete.

Assessment will be through informal discussions, completion of tasks and projects and review of targets set.

Future career and study opportunities

These courses are designed to be a stepping stone into further studies or even employment. You will gain insight into specific industries and if they are right for you.

Additional costs

As a City of Bristol College student, you may incur additional costs to attend your course. For example, it is likely you may need to pay for travel and stationery. 

Many courses offer learning opportunities that you may need to pay for. This may include things like study visits and visiting speakers. We will let you know in advance if there will be additional costs.

If you are on a limited income, you may be able to receive help from our Learner Support Funding Bursary.

To keep everyone safe, we’ve reduced the number of people in our buildings at one time. Most of our courses include sessions taught at the college supported by online learning. 

Fees and applications

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Adult ESOL: English for beginners Ashley Down Centre
Bristol
Course Code
CBP0735C01-1
Dates
09/11/2020 - 25/01/2021
Duration
10 weeks
Days
Mon
Hours per week
3.00
Start Time
09:30
Location
Ashley Down Centre
Fee
Please contact us for more information.
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Adult ESOL: English for beginners Ashley Down Centre
Bristol
Course Code
CBP0735C01-2
Dates
22/02/2021 - 10/05/2021
Duration
10 weeks
Days
Mon
Hours per week
3.00
Start Time
09:30
Location
Ashley Down Centre
Fee
Please contact us for more information.
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Adult ESOL: English for beginners Ashley Down Centre
Bristol
Course Code
CBP0735C01-3
Dates
31/05/2021 - 02/08/2021
Duration
10 weeks
Days
Mon
Hours per week
3.00
Start Time
09:30
Location
Ashley Down Centre
Fee
Please contact us for more information.
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Course Code Dates Duration Days Hours per week Start Time Location Fee
CBP0735C01-1 09/11/2020 - 25/01/2021 10 weeks Mon 3.00 09:30 Ashley Down Centre
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CBP0735C01-3 31/05/2021 - 02/08/2021 10 weeks Mon 3.00 09:30 Ashley Down Centre
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