Learn English - learn about London, entry 2 - entry 3

Course Dates: 13/07/20 - 29/07/20
Time: 09:45 - 12:15
Location: KS - Keeley Street

Do you want to improve your English and learn about London at the same time? This course will help you feel more confident about living in London and using your English. You will visit interesting places and learn about the history of the city and the people who live there. You will also learn about important events in the city in the past and now. You will improve your speaking, listening, reading and writing. You will learn a lot of new words to describe people and places and how to express yourself fluently and correctly.

You need to have an initial assessment before joining this course. You can come in person. See www.citylit.ac.uk/esol for dates. Or you can do an on-line assessment. CLICK on the START ASSESSMENT button opposite. For best results use Chrome. You need to add an EMAIL ADDRESS (NOT NAME) and a password when asked. Please contact the department on 020 7492 2511 or skills@citylit.ac.uk for help or more information.

This course is FREE if you are employed and earn less than £20,962. You need to have lived in the UK or EU for the last 3 years and be a citizen of the UK or a country within the EU. You may also be eligible for this funding in other circumstances. When you come for assessment or enrolment, bring a pay slip dated within 3 months of the course start date, or a current employment contract that shows your gross salary.

Call 020 7831 7831 for more information.


What is the course about?

This course will help you learn about London and improve your English at the same time. You will learn about different places in London and about people who have lived there – in the past and now. You will also learn about important events in the past and present. You will visit places. You will read about these places and talk or write about them. You will also talk about how you feel about living in London. You will improve your vocabulary, your grammar, your writing, reading, listening and speaking.

What will we cover?

• visits to important and interesting areas of London
• the history of these places and the people who live there
• the vocabulary to describe places and peoples
• the language for giving opinions
• the grammar to talk about change including verb tenses
• writing correct sentences and paragraphs.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

• feel more at home in London
• describe, talk and/or write about areas of London, the people who live there
• talk and write about important events in London’s history
• use a wide range vocabulary to describe people and places
• use language to give opinions and make comments
• use a verb tenses to talk about the past and about change.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

This is for Entry 2-3 i.e. elementary/pre-intermediate ESOL students. It is for anyone who wants communicate basic in everyday life and learn more about London life.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

This will be a dynamic, exciting and creative course with lots of interaction and participation as well as visits around the city.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

There should be no additional costs since the places visited will be free. But you should bring a pen, paper and folder to class.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

There are many courses you could do next. You could join one our general ESOL courses with an exam either E2, E3 or L1. Or you can do a course without an exam and work on specific areas of your English such as pronunciation or grammar. Your tutor will advise you on the best course.

Tutor Biographies
We’re sorry. We don’t have a bio ready for the tutor of this class at the moment, but we’re working on it! Watch this space.

Check your level

Course Code: ESSS1

Mon+Wed, day, 13 Jul - 29 Jul '20

Duration: 6 sessions (over 3 weeks)

Full fee: £59.00
Senior fee: £47.00
Concession: £36.00

Before booking on this course, please register or log in to your account to complete a short online assessment. We need you to do this to check that this course is the right level for you.
Why do I need an advice session?

Any questions? skills@citylit.ac.uk
or call 020 7492 2511

Please note: we offer a wide variety of financial support to make courses affordable. For more information visit our online Help Center. You can also visit the Information, Advice and Guidance drop-in service, open from 12 – 6.45, Monday to Friday.