Pre-entry ESOL course for people who need to learn English

ESOL Courses

If English is not your first language, we can help! If you want to learn English to get into training or get a job, our ESOL course could be the best option for you. On this programme, you will be able to improve your English language skills, focusing on your reading, writing, speaking and listening. We will support you throughout your studies and teach you how to use the English that you will need in everyday life.  

What will I study?

The ESOL lessons focus on improving your basic literacy and communication skills. We use a range of teaching methods and our teachers will deliver lessons with your current level of English and abilities in mind, to make sure that you get the most out of your course. You will start to understand the skills and knowledge that you need to adapt to life in the UK so that you are better able to communicate in everyday life.

The ESOL course syllabus focuses on introducing you to the language that you will use every day with topics that will improve your UK life experience. Example lesson criteria includes:

  • Greetings
  • Transport vocabulary
  • Reading timetables
  • Introductions
  • Making calls
  • Completing forms

ESOL courses, London

We deliver ESOL courses in London and cover numerous boroughs in the south of the city including Lewisham, Southwark and Lambeth, so you will be assigned to the class that is most suited to you based on your location and ESOL course needs. No matter where you are based, you can be sure that you will learn English in a welcoming and friendly environment with professional and encouraging teachers.

Preparing you for your future

In addition to free English lessons, you will have employability workshops included in the ESOL course which will prepare you for your future career. In these classes you will look at a range of subjects such as:

  • How to create a good CV
  • How to talk about employment
  • The best ways to have conversations about employment
  • Writing a cover letter
  • Leadership skills

Available to residents of the following London boroughs:

  • Bexley
  • Bromley
  • Kensington and Chelsea
  • Kingston
  • Lambeth
  • Lewisham
  • Richmond
  • Southwark
  • Sutton
  • Wandsworth


  • Pre-entry level English
  • Current resident of one of the specified boroughs
  • Legal resident of the UK (valid visa) and able to take employment in an EU member state
  • Unemployed/not in education or training
  • 16+

Wondering if you’re eligible to enrol on our ESOL course in London?

Contact us to find out!