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Everyday ESOL

Course Code:QE2493F


Centre:Weymouth Library

This is a basic course for people who have limited English.

What the course is about

  • You will work to improve Speaking, Listening, Reading and Writing Skills.

  • You will complete classroom and homework activities to help you improve your English skills.

  • If your tutor thinks you are ready, you can progress towards an ESOL Entry Level Award.

  • Your progress will be checked weekly on an Individual Learning Plan (ILP).

Pre-course information session or interview

To enrol, please telephone our Customer Services team on 01202 123444 or email There is no admission session needed  for this course.

Many courses start in September, but we enrol learners at set times throughout the year. Please visit our website for further details or telephone our team on 01202 123444.

For term dates please refer to

Assessment of progress, tests, exams

You will study:

  • Speaking and Listening

  • Reading and writing

Your tutor will help you to decide if you have the skills to take a qualification. You and your tutor will agree goals for you to work on in class. Together you will look at these regularly.

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

This course is for you if:

  • You want to improve your speaking and listening, reading and writing, for work and/or personal reasons

  • You can attend every class

  • You can complete any homework given.

You do not need any previous experience or qualifications in English to attend this course. Learners who have attended this course have gained confidence and progressed to higher level courses. IMPORTANT - You will be expected to attend regularly from the first session and complete any homework given. If you do not attend you may be withdrawn from the course. 

Materials and costs

Course costs may apply, depending on circumstances (residency/employment criteria apply). Please telephone 01202 123444 or please refer to the Finance page on our website


Next Step

If you have progressed well, you may move on to a First Steps Entry 1 course.

Your tutor may also be able to discuss the possible next step options with you. You may like to talk with a Careers Adviser about other courses. General careers advice and guidance can be provided by the National Careers Service

For further information please contact us on 01202 123444.

Need support planning your next steps? Our experienced Careers Advisors at Skills & Learning can offer personalised guidance on choosing the right course, exploring career paths, developing interview skills, updating your CV and much more. Book a FREE appointment today and get the support you need to achieve your goals. Visit: Call us at 01202 123444 for more information.

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

LocationWeymouth Library, Great George Street, Weymouth, DT4 8NN


Time10:00 - 12:30

Duration6 weeks

SubjectEnglish for speakers of other languages (ESOL)


Fees and concessions

The total charge for this course is £66. Concessions FREE.

You could study this course for free if any of the following apply:

  • You receive Job Seekers Allowance (including National Insurance credits only), Employment and Support Allowance
  • You receive Universal Credit or other state benefits not included previously and your take home pay (disregarding Universal Credit and other benefits) is less than £892 a month (if you are a sole adult in your benefit claims) or £1,437 a month (if you have a joint benefit claim with your partner).
  • You are not in receipt of benefits, are unemployed, want to be employed and the course is directly relevant to your employment prospects.
  • If your income is below £25,000 p.a (gross including benefits)

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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You will be required to participate in an Admission Session to attend this course.

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