English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

The English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) courses are for students who wish to improve their English language skills. They prepare you for further study, employment and will  increase your confidence in communicating at home, with your family, in social situations, and at work. We also include work on citizenship. 

Course content

You will improve:

  • Your listening, speaking, reading and writing skills
  • Grammar and vocabulary
  • Pronunciation.
You will gain knowledge about:
  • English for work and living in the UK
  • Citizenship and UK culture 
You will have:
  • Regular homework
  • Oral and written progress tests in class
  • Formal assessments 
You will work towards an SQA ESOL qualification at your level.

How to apply

To apply for an ESOL course click here to go to the Glasgow ESOL register. This will let you register an interest in studying ESOL in Glasgow. The three Glasgow Colleges recruit students from the Register and you may also be offered ESOL classes from other providers in the city.

Your English Level

When you apply to the Glasgow ESOL register it is important that you tell us your level. Glasgow Clyde College works at all ESOL levels from Literacies through to Advanced. If you do not know your English Level you should take a test as soon as possible.

English Test 

When you go to the Glasgow ESOL register you will also find information about how to arrange a test. The projects who carry out these tests are the Glasgow Network Project and The Ease Project.

Progression routes

  • ESOL students can progress to Employment, Vocational FE at various levels, Higher Education, or further ESOL


Start date

28 August 2017

Duration

1 Year(s), August to June

Start date

28 August 2017

Duration

1 Year(s), August to June

Start date

28 August 2017

Duration

1 Year(s), August to June

For courses starting in August 2017, you can make up to two applications.

Applications are made to a course and a first choice of campus. If the course is oversubscribed at your first choice you will be automatically considered for alternative sites and may be made an offer without a further application.

 
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