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ESOL Functional Skills Grammar and Writing Booster L1/L2

Course Code:QN1976F

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This is a course for ESOL students who would like to improve their grammar and writing skills with the objective of improving their chances of passing a Functional skills exam.

What the course is about

In your class you will work on your grammar skills including tenses, and on your writing skills including planning your writing,  writing for different purposes, spelling and punctuation. This course may lead to a qualification such as a City and Guilds ESOL qualification or Functional Skills.

Pre-course information session or interview

You will be required to attend an admission session to attend this course.

Many courses start in September, but we enrol leaners at set times throughout the year.

Please visit our website for further details or phone our team on 01202 123444 or email for advice on how to apply for a course.

Assessment of progress, tests, exams

Personal goals for you to work on in class will be agreed with your tutor and these will be reviewed at regular intervals to check progress and achievement.

Who the course is for / Previous experience, knowledge or qualifications

This class is for you if you want to attend a small friendly class, work at your own pace and improve your grammar and writing skills. In this class, you can work at your own pace and level. You may want to improve your grammar and writing skills for employment and/or personal reasons. Personal goals will be set for you to work on in class and will be agreed with your tutor. You are expected to be able to attend every week and complete home study tasks between sessions. You do not need any previous experience or qualifications in English to attend this course.

On this course it is important that you attend regularly.

Materials and costs

There may be a cost depending on your financial circumstances.

Next Step

When you have completed a qualification, you may be able to progress to the next level. When you have completed a Level 2 English Functional Skills qualification you may choose to do a GCSE in English.

Once you have improved your English skills you may like to consider a maths or ICT qualification.

Other courses may be offered by Skills & Learning or other local providers.

There are a variety of e-learning courses that can be started at any time of the year. Please visit our website for more details.

Additional information

English, maths and computing skills: all of our courses support the development of relevant English, maths and computing skills.

Refunds: please see details of our cancellation policy in our Terms and Conditions on our website or in our brochure.

Attendance: before enrolling you should ensure that you can attend all classes offered as far as possible.

Places on courses: many of our courses are in high demand. If you have been offered a place but no longer require it, please advise us immediately as you may be preventing another learner from taking the place. Where learners do not attend the first session, without having given prior notice, Skills & Learning reserve the right to offer the place on the course to another learner; you will not be eligible for a refund it it is outside of the terms outlined in our cancellation policy.

Fully funded learners: if you have been offered a fully funded place on a course and no longer require it, you must advise us before the course starts so that your place can be offered to someone else. We reserve the right to withdraw future offers of fully funded places if you regularly do not start or complete funded courses.

Home study: you will be required to do significant study at home between sessions to assist with your learning and progress.

Qualification Levels: there is further information about qualification levels on our website.

Proof of identity: please bring photographic ID and your National Insurance number with you to your first session. You will also need to provide it for any external examinations you take.

Off-site activities: with some courses, there may be the opportunity for off-site enrichment activities at additional cost, for example: gallery, museum or exhibition visits. Where this is an integral part of the course, your tutor will discuss the arrangements with you during your induction.

Parking at centres: parking at centres may be limited; please be prepared to use on street parking or pay and display car parks. For information regarding each centre, please visit the venue section of our website

Refreshments: tea/coffee or vending machine(s) are available at some venues. Further information can be found in the venue section of our website

Unspent Criminal Convictions we require learners to disclose any unspent criminal convictions. Please refer to

If you have any accessibility or disability issues that we need to accommodate or if you think you may need any other support to complete your chosen course, please contact: 01202 123444 or e-mail All enquiries are treated in confidence.

Course Details

Start DateAny



Time18:00 - 21:00

Duration20 weeks

SubjectEnglish for speakers of other languages (ESOL)


Fees and concessions

The total charge for this course is £264. Concessions FREE.

You could study this course for free if you:

  • Receive Jobseeker’s Allowance, Employment and Support Allowance or any other state benefit.
  • Are unemployed or under employed.
  • Receive take home pay (disregarding Universal Credit and other benefits) less than £494 a month (if you are a sole adult in your benefit claim) or £782 a month (if you have a joint benefit claim with your partner).
  • Earn less than £20,319pa.

If you’re not eligible, you can pay via an Instalment Plan or by paying the full course fee upfront.


How do I enrol?

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Please call us on 01202 123444 to enrol on this course.

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