ESOL (English For Speakers of Other Languages) Living and Working in Hull Entry 1, 2, 3 and Level 1

ESOL (English For Speakers of Other Languages) Living and Working in Hull Entry 1, 2, 3 and Level 1

Duration: 6 weeks (twice weekly = 12 hours)
Start Date: September 2024 - Call us to book an initial assessment!
Day and time: Various
Course fees: FREE (subject to eligibility)
Enrolment information: For information on how to apply, please call 01482 615 349 / 616 580 or email:

Course Aims

Our ESOL courses cover all aspects of English, including speaking and listening, reading, writing, pronunciation, vocabulary, and grammar.

These courses are targeted around living and working in Hull. They will allow you to explore Hull and find out more about the city in which you live. The courses run from pre-entry for learners who are new to speaking English where we focus on:

  • Accessing help or assistance
  • Making conversations
  • Improving your confidence

up to Level one, where learning explores famous people, places, and events.

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 or you will progress from a previous course.

How to apply

For information on how to apply, please call 01482 615 349 / 616 580 or email:

Course Content

These courses have been designed to help you work on improving your speaking, listening, reading, writing, grammar, spelling and punctuation skills for everyday use in life and work.

You will learn vocabulary for everyday situations. For example:

  • Friends and family, shops and shopping
  • Health and health care
  • Education and learning
  • Free time activities and hobbies

You will work on improving your reading skills so that you are able to read everyday texts by using a dictionary to identify and work out the meaning of words and phrases.

Assessment Method

This course uses RARPA as its method of assessment.

RARPA stands for Recognising and Recording Progress and Achievement which is the process of assessment for non-accredited learning. It is a means of validating the outcomes of programmes which do not result in qualifications. RARPA is a five-stage process which measures and records learners’ progress, achievements and attendance.

Where can it lead?

You could progress on to:

  • ESOL Functional Skills – Entry Level 1 to Level 2
  • Maths Functional Skills
  • ICT Functional Skills
  • Employment or volunteering
  • Integration into the community

As a Hull Training and Adult Education learner you have access to our Careers Advice Service. Our advisers are on hand to guide you through options and support you to achieve your full potential.  Ask your tutor to refer you, if required.

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