(English for Speakers of Other Languages)
Is English not your first language? Do you need to improve your English to find a better job, to manage day-to-day life in the UK, to apply for British citizenship, to gain English qualifications?
If so, find out here about ESOL courses from Kent Adult Education.
On our courses you will...
- Learn skills necessary to live in the UK, including IT skills, to help you improve your job prospects
- Gain nationally recognised ESOL qualifications
You can begin your study for most courses at any time during the year.
For our ESOL Courses level guide, click here
For course information, click here
Course costs are partially funded and include the cost of the exams/tuition and exam administration. ESOL courses are open to eligible students (as per Government guidelines). Non-eligible students can also attend on payment of overseas fees.
How to contact us:
- Call us on 0845 606 5606 or call into one of our centres to find out more information, to book an appointment and to speak with an ESOL colleague. Your English will be assessed to ensure you enrol on an appropriate course. If you require additional support, please ask at your ESOL interview.
- Alternatively, email us directly at LearnEnglish@kent.gov.uk In your email please tell us what town you live or work in so we can refer you to your nearest centre.
ESOL information leaflets are available to download and read. Click on the links below for further information.
CLS ESOL Summary for Students
ESOL Leaflet 13/14
NEW Courses that are available with Kent Adult Education
IELTS (International English Language Testing Scheme)
IELTS courses are for those students whose first language is not English but who would like to have their level of English officially recognised as a way to access college, university studies or the workplace. For more information on how you can benefit from IELTS, please go to www.ielts.org
Click here to view our IELTS flyer
Preparation For Life in the UK test
These courses cover the most important elements of the test with special attention to the language needed to be better prepared for the exam.
Click here to view our Preparation For Life in the UK Test Flyer