English for Speakers of Other Languages - ESOL

Glasgow Kelvin College


Springburn Campus, West End Campus, East End Campus, Easterhouse Campus


Our ESOL courses are for students who wish to improve their English language skills in speaking, reading, writing and listening. We deliver SQA qualifications at all levels. Courses are available at the following levels:

National 2 Starter; National 2 Beginner; National 2 Elementary; National 3 Pre-Intermediate; National 4 Intermediate; National 5 Stage 1 Intermediate Plus; National 5 Stage 2 Upper Intermediate

Course topics include:
listening, speaking, reading and writing skills; grammar and vocabulary; pronunciation; English for work and living in the UK; citizenship and UK culture; regular homework; oral and written progress tests in class; formal assessments working towards an SQA ESOL qualification at your level.

Entry Requirements

You will be invited for interview where your language level will be assessed either from your previous qualifications or by completing an ESOL test.

Progression Routes

ESOL students can progress to further ESOL at the next level, employment, vocational FE at various levels, Higher Education.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year