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ESOL

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English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) & Citizenship is for people who do not speak English as their first language.

Preston’s College offers the course at 6 different levels:

  • Pre-entry (for people who do not write in English)
  • First Steps ( for people who do not speak in English
  • Entry 1
  • Entry 2
  • Entry 3 (equivalent to B1)
  • Level 1
  • Level 2 (equivalent to GCSE grade C and above)

You will be able to improve your speakinglisteningreading and writing as well as learn about life in the UK. You will also be able to take exams to get nationally recognised qualifications.

You can study 3 or 6 hours a week, with daytime, evenings and Saturday options.  Classes run at the following places in the Preston area:

  • Preston’s College, Fulwood Campus, St Vincents Road, PR2 8UR
  • Preston North End (PNE) Learning Centre, Hollins Road, PR1 6RU
  • City Business Centre, 13 Winckley Street, PR1 2AA

We have assessment events running throughout the year.  For an appointment, please ring the Advice Line on 01772 225522.

Citizenship

If you are looking to apply for indefinite leave to remain or for a British passport and need to meet the government requirement of B1 (or equivalent) we offer exam only options.  The cost for this is £225.  To arrange an appointment with our specialist advisor please contact Asma Nakhuda on 01772 225510 or email anakhuda@preston.ac.uk.

16-18

We offer a specialist full-time English course to those who need language support to access a course of choice at a later date. Enrolment for this is throughout the year and is a free* course.

*terms and conditions apply

 

Key contacts (Bi-lingual staff)

Asma Nakhuda (Gujarati, Urdu, Hindi)

Tel: 01772 225522

Email: anakhuda@preston.ac.uk

 

Agnieszka Penney (Polish)

Tel: 07767383948

Email: apenney@preston.ac.uk

 

Rachel Watkins (Portuguese)

Tel: 01772 225538

Email: rwatkins@preston.ac.uk

 

General information and Advice

Tel: 01772 225522

Email: info@preston.ac.uk