Course Overview

If English is not your main language you can join our ESOL classes.

Learning English can help you to make friends, get a job, get a better job, help your child with homework, talk to your doctor, child’s teachers, and neighbors, prepare for further or higher education and qualifications, and lots more. In the UK, English classes for adults are called ‘ESOL classes’. ESOL stands for English for Speakers of Other Languages. We run different classes in the community from beginner level to advanced.

Our courses run during the day and evening and at a variety of community venues in Neath Port Talbot and Powys.  You are welcome to join at any time.

ESOL courses offers the opportunity to improve your speaking, listening, reading and writing skills at the appropriate level.

  • Entry 1 – very little knowledge of the English Language is required
  • Entry 2 – some working knowledge of the English language is required
  • Entry 3 – a good understanding of spoken English, reading and writing, but need to further develop their grammar and vocabulary
  • Level 1/2– a very good understanding spoken English, reading and writing, but need to further develop their grammar and vocabulary
Entry Requirements

Students do not require any formal qualifications.

On joining you will have a discussion with one of our ESOL team to decide which course is most appropriate for you.

Assessments

This will depend on the qualification selected.

Agored Cymru units are assessed through can be assessed through coursework, oral questions and answers, role play/simulation or written tests

City & Guilds Skills for Life qualifications in Speaking & Listening, Reading and Writing are assessed through controlled assessments.

Career Prospects

You can progress to higher levels in Skills for Life, GCSEs or on to a vocational course suitable for employment.

ESOL Courses

In the tables below you will find the Days, Times and Venues for all our ESOL courses across Neath Port Talbot and Powys. If you require any information about our courses please call: 03308 188100

Neath Port Talbot

 

ESOL

Course Venue Date and Time
ESOL Beginners Neath College Monday 10:00 – 12:30
ESOL Beginners Neath College Tuesday 13:00 – 15:00
ESOL Beginners Neath College Wednesday 10:00 – 12:30
ESOL Beginners Neath College Wednesday 18:00 – 20:00
ESOL Intermediate Neath College Monday 10:00 – 12:30
ESOL Intermediate Neath College Thursday 13:00 – 15:30
ESOL Intermediate Neath College Tuesday 10:00 – 12:30
ESOL Intermediate Neath College Wednesday 10:00 – 12:30
ESOL Intermediate Neath College Wednesday 13:00 – 15:00
ESOL Intermediate Neath College Thursday 13:00 – 15:00
ESOL Advanced Neath College Monday 10:00 – 12:30
ESOL Advanced Neath College Monday 13:00 – 15:00
ESOL Advanced Neath College Tuesday 18:00 – 20:00
ESOL Advanced Neath College Wednesday 10:00 – 12:30
ESOL Advanced Neath College Wednesday 13:00 – 15:00
ESOL Advanced Neath College Friday 10:00 – 12:30
ESOL Digital Literacy All Levels Neath College Tuesday 13:00 – 15:00
ESOL Prep for Work All Levels Neath College Thursday 10:00 – 12:00
ESOL Driving Theory Neath College Tuesday 9:30 – 11:30
ESOL All Levels Bevin Avenue Port Talbot Tuesday 13:00 – 15:00
ESOL All Levels Bevin Avenue Port Talbot Tuesday 18:00 – 20:00
ESOL All Levels Bevin Avenue Port Talbot Thursday 9:30 – 12:00
ESOL All Levels Pontardawe College Thursday 9:30 – 12:00

Powys

 

ESOL

Course Venue Date and Time
ESOL Advanced Brecon Beacons College Tuesday 12:30 – 14:30
ESOL Advanced Brecon Beacons College Tuesday 14:45 – 16:45
ESOL Advanced Brecon Beacons College Tuesday 16:45 – 19:45
ESOL Intermediate Brecon Beacons College Wednesday 9:30 – 12:30
ESOL Intermediate Brecon Beacons College Wednesday 13:00 – 16:00
ESOL Beginners Brecon Beacons College Thursday 9:30 – 12:30
ESOL Beginners The Cwtch, Brecon Beacons College Thursday 14:00 – 16:30
ESOL Beginners The Cwtch, Brecon Beacons College Friday 10:00 – 12:00
ESOL Beginners The Cwtch, Brecon Beacons College Friday 12:15 – 14.15
ESOL Skills for Life Crickhowell Clarence Hall Wednesday 17:00 – 20:00
ESOL Advanced Newtown College Wednesday 17:30 – 19:30
ESOL Beginners Newtown College Tuesday 10:00 – 12:00
ESOL Intermediate/ Advanced Newtown College Wednesday 10:00 – 12:00
ESOL Intermediate/ Advanced Newtown College Wednesday 12:30 – 14:30
ESOL Intermediate/ Advanced Newtown College Thursday 10:00 – 12:00
ESOL Intermediate/ Advanced Newtown College Thursday 12:30 – 14:30
ESOL Beginners Newtown College Tuesday 12:30 – 14:30
ESOL Intermediate Newtown College Tuesday 17:00 – 19:00
ESOL All Levels Welshpool Catholic Church Thursday 17:00 – 19:00