ESOL (English For Speakers of Other Languages) Entry 1

ESOL (English For Speakers of Other Languages) Entry 1

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Enrolment information: For information on how to apply, please call The Endeavour Centre on 01482 615 349

Course aims

An ESOL course will help learners to:

Grammar: present simple, present continuous; some & any; prepositions of place and time; modal verb ‘can’.


Vocabulary and phrases E1


Everyday situations, e.g.: friends and family, shops and shopping, health and health care, education and learning, free time and hobbies


At Entry 1 you will work on improving your:  speaking, listening, reading, writing, grammar, spelling and punctuation skills for everyday use in life and work

An ESOL course will help you to:

  • improve speaking and listening
  • improve reading and writing
  • gain a qualification
  • develop employment skills
  • help your children with school work

You will review your progress with your teacher throughout the course and you will get feedback on ways to help you improve your language and appropriate activities to help you do this.

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements

An Initial Assessment Session will be carried out before commencement of course to ensure you are studying at the correct level.

Course units

Edexcel Functional Skills English

Entry 1 Speaking, Listening and Communicating

  • Say the names of the letters of the alphabet
  • Identify and extract the main information from short statements
  • and explanations
  • Follow single-step instructions, asking for them to be repeated if necessary
  • Make requests and ask straightforward questions using appropriate terms
  • and registers
  • Respond to questions about specific information
  • Make clear statements about basic information and communicate feelings
  • and opinions on straightforward topics
  • Understand and participate in simple discussions or exchanges with another
  • person about a straightforward topic

Entry 1 Reading

  • Read correctly words designated for Entry Level 1
  • Read simple sentences containing one clause
  • Understand a short piece of text on a simple subject

Entry 1 Writing

  • Punctuate simple sentences with a capital letter and a full stop
  • Use a capital letter for the personal pronoun ‘I’ and the first letter of
  • proper nouns
  • Use lower-case letters when there is no reason to use capital letters
  • Write the letters of the alphabet in sequence and in both upper and
  • lower case
  • Spell correctly words designated for Entry Level 1
  • Communicate information in words, phrases and simple sentences

Where can it lead?

Functional Skills Entry 2

Functional skills Maths

Functional Skills ICT


Integration into society

Please ask your tutor for further information

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