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English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

Improve your confidence to communicate in English at work, in education and in your social life. Meet new friends from all over the world in a relaxed atmosphere and gain a qualification at a level to suit you.

You will learn to study English speaking, listening, reading, writing, pronunciation and grammar through a range of activities including games, role-play, reading comprehension and vocabulary exercises and different styles of writing.

We run this course in a range of different levels to suit your needs and abilities: Pre-entry, Entry 1, Entry 2, Entry 3, Level 1 and Level 2 courses. Please apply for this course and we will enrol you on the most appropriate level for your needs.

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Sep 2023 : North Devon : Part-time
Course Code : PTB250 (2023)
Level : Entry Level
Duration : 15 Weeks

Cost : * Total Fee £0

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Course details


In your first term, you will take a Speaking and Listening exam, in the second term you will take a Reading exam, and in the third term, you will take a Writing exam.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements. An initial assessment will determine the correct level of class for you.


Completion of this course will open up a wide range of further studies or employment opportunities.

Facilities and resources

You will be provided with learning materials. You can also use resources in the library and online.


Q: Is there any funding available to help pay for my course?

A: Many of our courses are free to attend (subject to eligibility). We will carry out a fee assessment when you enrolment to establish if you meet this criteria.

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Starting Date : 11/09/2023
Course Code : PTB250 (2023) North Devon campus Apply

Why Petroc should be your first choice

Petroc offers high quality education and training across North and Mid Devon. We provide outstanding learning, excellent facilities, strong connections to employers and a supportive environment to help you fulfil your education goals and set you on your path to the career of your dreams.

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We offer a supportive and inclusive environment where you can flourish and feel a valued member of the college and wider community. 


Our teaching spaces and facilities are some of the best in the region, providing stimulating and true-to-life learning environments. 


We’ll provide you with the experiences you need to be ready for employment or the next step on your educational journey.