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Improve your English (ESOL E2/E3)

Course Code:QE1953F

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Centre:Dorchester Library and Learning Centre

For people with a reasonable knowledge of English. You will have to attend an Admission Session before you can enrol on a course. Fees will apply depending on circumstances.

What the course is about

In your class you will:

  • Work on your reading, writing, speaking and listening skills

  • Complete classroom and homework activities

Once your tutor feels you are ready, you will take an assessment.

This is a course leading to a qualification.

Pre-course information session or interview

You need to attend an Admissions Session before you start this course: click on the View sessions button. 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 who will advise you on how to apply. For term dates please refer to

Assessment of progress, tests, exams

This is a City & Guilds ESOL Entry Level 2 and 3 course. You will take exams in:

  • Speaking and Listening

  • Reading and Writing

Your tutor will help you to decide when 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 gain a qualification at Entry Level 2/3

  • You want to improve your speaking and listening, reading and writing skills 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 said, I am grateful to the tutors who have helped me with my grammar and spelling. 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 If you do not attend you may be withdrawn from the course.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

You will need an A4 folder, pen and paper. A bi-lingual dictionary would be useful.

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

Course Details

Start DateAny

LocationDorchester Library and Learning Centre, Charles Street, Dorchester, DT1 1EE


Time10:15 - 13:15

Duration35 weeks

SubjectEnglish for speakers of other languages (ESOL)


Fees and concessions

The total charge for this course is £462. 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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You will be required to participate in an Admission Session to attend this course.

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