National 2 ESOL (Course Code: N/A)

SCQF Level 2 (18 SCQF credit points)

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Why study ESOL?

Language and literacy skills are important in your personal, social and working life. And, you need good language skills for self-expression, thinking and learning.

Learning ESOL (English as a Second Language) will give you the opportunity to develop your skills in reading, writing, listening and speaking English in practical settings.

What do I need to get in?

The school or college will decide on the entry requirements for the course. Your previous experience or learning may also be taken into account.

What will I study?

This course will help you get the right skills for learning English as a second language. You will learn how to read, write, listen and speak in a variety different situations and settings. Your critical and creative thinking skills will also improve as well your cultural awareness.

The course has two compulsory units.

ESOL for Everyday Life

In this unit you will:

ESOL in Context

In this unit you will:

How will I be assessed?

You will be given practical work and other tasks to do when your teacher thinks you are ready. Your finished work should be kept in a folder. This is the record you keep of what you have done and how well you are doing.

If you do not pass a task first time you will be able to try again after more practice and help or advice from your teacher.

Your teacher will tell you how you are getting on. You will get the pass marked on your certificate.

You must pass all the required units to get the qualification.

What can I go on to next?

If you complete the course successfully, it may lead to:

Where can my parents find out more?

Your school will give your parents an Options or Choices information booklet, which has detailed information on the curriculum and the individual subjects or courses you can study. It will also invite them along to a Parents’ Information Evening.

They can also read the information leaflet(s):