English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

This part-time ESOL course will help you to improve your Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking skills in English. It is offered at each of our campuses.


Glasgow Clyde College, Glasgow
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This course is available on the Glasgow Clyde College website.


What will I learn?

Our students come from many backgrounds, nationalities and ages (from 16 upwards). You will have the opportunity to meet and make friends with people from many different cultures.   Classes are large, lively and well attended and the atmosphere in the teaching groups is informal.   You will work in pairs and groups so that you can help each other to learn.  

There are courses at seven levels of ESOL and range from SCQF Level 2 to Level 5. Most levels are available for both part time (four classes a week) and full time study (five classes a week).

  1. Literacies
  2. Beginners
  3. Elementary
  4. Pre-Intermediate
  5. Intermediate
  6. Upper intermediate
  7. Advanced (Higher ESOL – Two classes a week at our Langside Campus). If your level of English is Advanced (for example you have an A or B pass at ESOL National 5, or IELTS 5. 5) please apply using the link below:
    Please apply for Higher ESOL here.  

You will improve:

  • Your listening, speaking, reading and writing skills
  • Grammar and vocabulary
  • Pronunciation 
  • Digital skills
  • Employability skills

You will learn about:

  • English for work and living in the UK
  • British culture

You will have:

  • Regular homework
  • Progress tests in class
  • Assessments 

You will get:

  • Course books
  • Extra learning resources
  • Access to an online learning system (Canvas)  
  • Guidance support from your teacher(s)

You will gain:

During the course you will work towards certificates at your level

  • SQA ESOL qualifications
  • SCQF grammar and vocabulary

These certificates are recognised by colleges and employers.

About Glasgow Clyde College

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Glasgow Clyde College is a further and higher education college, located in Glasgow.

The college offers a broad range of courses across many subject areas, and has three easily accessible campuses in Glasgow at Langside, Cardronald and Anniesland.

With award winning teaching staff, the college is the largest further education provider in Glasgow and has the highest achievement rates in further and education in the area.

Glasgow Clyde College also has excellent links to universities to allow you to progress to degree level.

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