English for Academic Purposes (ESOL) - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

If English is not your first language, this course will develop your skills prior to progressing your education. The course welcomes students with no knowledge of English, as well as students who already have a limited use of the language.

Modules include:

· Core English language studies

· Maths

· Information technology/computers

· Project work

· Vocational study – Health & Social Care, Childcare, Catering, Art or Business Studies

· Self study

Various guest speakers visit during the year and there may be the opportunity to undertake work experience. You will be required to give presentations and take part in discussions. In addition, you are required to take responsibility for your own learning, complete homework, work in pairs or groups when appropriate and complete self-study activities.

Assessment Methods

Examinations are in three parts; speaking, listening, and reading and writing. Revision sessions are organised to prepare you for the exams and tutorial sessions follow and review your progress.

Progression Options

On completion of the course you may progress to either the next level of ESOL or another course if you have the correct level of English.

Course Summary

Course Title English for Academic Purposes (ESOL)
Entry Requirements

There are no
formal qualifications required for entry. You will undergo an informal interview
and possibly an initial assessment to determine which level of the course is
right for you. For your first visit to College, you will need to bring your
passport or Home Office documents/visas.

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I really enjoy studying at Bridgwater & Taunton College. All of my lessons have a friendly atmosphere and my tutors push me to be the best I can be. Studying here has allowed me to gain the qualifications I need to go on to degree level.

Myles Fisher

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