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Welcome to the English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) department

Adult Learners

If you want to improve your English as a second language and get more skills to help you enter further study or employment, then Milton Keynes English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) courses are an ideal choice for you.

We offer a range of English courses from Beginner to Level 2. The majority of courses are 9 or 12 hours per week, with 3 hour options in the evening. We will help you improve on your speaking, listening, reading and writing skills, no matter what level of English you already have.

We also offer Maths and ICT classes, which are an excellent way for you to increase the amount of time you practice your English while improving another skill at the same time.

On top of this, you will also get the opportunity to use your English on trips during the year. Students have previously visited museums, historic landmarks, theme parks and personal development workshops. We also run student reading and conversation clubs to develop your skills further.

If you are interested in ESOL programmes, there are a number of flexible study options available to you. If you would like to talk to us about a course, please contact either Kamaljit KaurKalsi or Joanne Peacock

Things to know
  • Minimum enrolment age is 19 years old. (If you would like to talk to us about Under 19s ESOL courses please see below or contact Marta Szymkowiak)
  • Course fees vary. Fees will be provided after an individual assesment.
Term holidays

The 2017-2018 term starts on 11th September 2017 and ends on 22nd June 2018. There will be no classes on UK bank holidays and during these term holidays: 

23 October - 28 October '17
18 December '17 - 8 January '18
12 February - 19 February '18
30 March - 13 April '18 (subject to change)
28 May - 4 June '18


Under 19s ESOL

We offer dedicated ESOL courses for under 19s. As an under 19 learner, you will receive additional support to help you with both your personal and professional development.

Please see our student support area for more information on the services that will be available to you, view our policy document (see below) or talk to our ESOL team for more details.

If you would like to view further details or apply for an Under 19s ESOL course then please see the course finder.

Adult English & Maths

We know that if you are taking the steps to learn English to a high standard, that you are most likely going to be looking for employment in the future in this country. Most industries require you to have a certain standard of English and Maths. Here at Milton Keynes College, we offer English & Maths study programmes for adults ranging from Entry Level to GCSE. You will be assessed to see where your skills are currently at, and what kind of tuition and support you need.

Adult English

Adult Maths
Parents & Carers

Please see our parents & carers area, for more information.

If you are currently unemployed...

No doubt you will be looking for some way to improve your skills and become more employable. Take a look at our Workability courses which are tailored towards people on benefits and work towards getting people ready for work. Courses range from IT Skills to Catering.

English for Speakers of Other Languages

Full Time
ESOL Skills for Life: Under 19s - 11/09/2017
 
Course Code: 4091P-1/1 Course Dates: 11/09/2017 - 22/06/2018 Course Hours: Full-Time, MON-THU 0:00 - 0:00 Fees: 16-18 N/A, 19-23 £1250.00,
24+ £1250.00, Overseas £4500.00
Site: Chaffron Way
Highlights Include
  • Improve your English skills in English Language classes and practical sessions
  • Improve your maths and ICT skills
  • Carry out work experience that is of interest to you and receive support with preparing for employment
  • Opportunities to practice newly-learned skills inside the college and within the local community
  • Take part in trips to museums, national landmarks and other enrichment activities

English for Speakers of Other Languages

Part Time
ESOL - 9 Hours Per Week - 18/09/2017
 
Course Code: ESOLPT9S-1/1 Course Dates: 18/09/2017 - 08/12/2017 Course Hours: Part-Time, FLEXIBLE 0:00 - 0:00 Fees: 16-18 N/A, 19-23 N/A,
24+ N/A, Overseas N/A
Site: Chaffron Way
Highlights Include
ESOL - 9 Hours Per Week - 09/04/2018
 
Course Code: ESOLPT9A-1/1 Course Dates: 09/04/2018 - 25/06/2018 Course Hours: Part-Time, FLEXIBLE 0:00 - 0:00 Fees: 16-18 N/A, 19-23 N/A,
24+ N/A, Overseas N/A
Site: Chaffron Way
Highlights Include
ESOL - 9 Hours Per Week - 08/01/2018
 
Course Code: ESOLPT9J-1/1 Course Dates: 08/01/2018 - 23/03/2018 Course Hours: Part-Time, FLEXIBLE 0:00 - 0:00 Fees: 16-18 N/A, 19-23 N/A,
24+ N/A, Overseas N/A
Site: Chaffron Way
Highlights Include
ESOL - 3 Hours Per Week - 19/02/2018
 
Course Code: ESOLPT3F-1/1 Course Dates: 19/02/2018 - 18/06/2018 Course Hours: Part-Time, FLEXIBLE 0:00 - 0:00 Fees: 16-18 N/A, 19-23 N/A,
24+ N/A, Overseas N/A
Site: Chaffron Way
Highlights Include
  • Learn in a friendly and relaxed environment
  • Improve your English language skills in speaking, listening, reading and writing
  • Learn to apply language skllls in different social situations
  • Fit classes around other commitments
ESOL - 3 Hours Per Week - 18/09/2017
 
Course Code: ESOLPT3S-1/1 Course Dates: 18/09/2017 - 22/01/2018 Course Hours: Part-Time, FLEXIBLE 0:00 - 0:00 Fees: 16-18 N/A, 19-23 N/A,
24+ N/A, Overseas N/A
Site: Chaffron Way
Highlights Include
  • Learn in a friendly and relaxed environment
  • Improve your English language skills in speaking, listening, reading and writing
  • Learn to apply language skllls in different social situations
  • Fit classes around other commitments
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