Who are we?
Hackney's Adult Learning Services Information, Advice and Guidance team offers courses in English for speakers of other languages also known as ESOL.
What do we do?
We help you find local courses for people who speak English as a second or other language and want to improve their skills in:
What ESOL courses are available in Hackney?
There are a number of free ESOL classes available.
These include Entry 1 classes to Level 1 classes.
Our courses can help you improve your ESOL skills whether you are a complete beginner or would like to continue your studies at college.
What will you learn on the course?
We offer classes to help you if you want to to improve your reading and writing skills AND your speaking and listening skills.
When you take an ESOL class, your teacher will help you to gain confidence so that you can use English confidently in everyday life or at work.
Some classes offer an ESOL qualification with Ascentis.
We also offer bridging courses for you to practice reading, writing, speaking an listening skills without the pressure of a qualification.
The classes also offer a great opportunity to meet new people living in Hackney who have come from different countries around the world.
Where and when do the course take place?
ESOL classes take place at centres across Hackney.
We will help ypu find the best one for you.
Most classes happen within school hours 9.30am-3pm
This to help parents who may wish to attend.
All our classes are part-time.
Courses last a year but we do accept new learners until February half term.
How can I apply for a course?
We ask all people who would like to take a class with us to take an initial assessment.
This is so we can put you on the right course and level for your ability.
If you have studied ESOL before and have any certificates please bring these to the initial assessment. This also helps us place you at the right level so you can continue with your learning.
Use the contact details at the top of this page to apply or talk with us on the phone to find out more.
Record Last Updated on: 25/08/2021