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The College welcomes learners from all different cultures and nationalities who want to learn or improve their English, and gain recognised qualifications.

ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages)

Preston’s College offers the course at six 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/4 and above)
  • Citizenship
  • IELTS preparation

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 up 3 or 6 hours a week, with daytime, evenings and Saturday options. We have assessment events running throughout the year. For an appointment, please ring the Advice Centre on 01772 225522 and selection option 1.

We also offer ESOL programmes for 14-18 year olds. 

Key contacts

General information and Advice

Tel: 01772 225522 (option 1)
Email: info@preston.ac.uk

Bi-lingual staff

Asma Nakhuda (Gujarati, Urdu, Hindi)
Tel: 01772 225522
Email: anakhuda@preston.ac.uk

Aga Penney (Polish)
Tel: 07767383948
Email: apenney@preston.ac.uk

Rachel Watkins (Portuguese)
Tel: 01772 225538
Email: rwatkins@preston.ac.uk