West Thames College London

English for speakers of other languages (ESOL)

ESOL [English for speakers of other languages] courses are designed for asylum seekers and refugees whose first language is not English and who wish to learn how to speak English, progress to other courses, or get a job. If you're looking for English courses for beginners, we'll interview you to find out which class is best for you.

Our supportive teachers will help build your confidence and develop the skills you need to live and work in the UK. On our Skills for Life courses, you'll have termly exams to allow you to progress quickly and gain nationally recognised qualifications.

Key Facts:

  • Flexible courses at all levels – for young people and adults
  • Young learners learn English through science, humanities, employability and IT using topics from the National Curriculum, as taught in UK schools
  • Trips to London museums and tourist attractions
  • Progress to vocational courses, GCSEs or A Levels
  • These courses are a contribution towards the Citizenship Skills for Life certificate

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL [English for speakers of other languages]) Courses

Full Time Courses
English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) for 16-18s Entry Level
Foundation Business and Travel with ESOL Level 1
Introductory Certificate in Information Technology - Creating Digital Products with ESOL Support Level 1
Pre GCSE Science and ESOL Level 1
GCSE Science and ESOL Level 2
Beauty Therapy with English Support - Level 2 Level 2
Part Time Courses & Apprenticeships
English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) for Adults Entry Level
Destination Hair and Beauty (with ESOL support) Level 1

Free English Course



  1. Saneela Saleem

    ESOL Threshold Entry 3

    Saneela Saleem

    "The college is perfect. It's a very friendly place. I've really enjoyed working as a student ambassador. I've been able to learn new things and meet new people and improve my English."

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