National 4 ESOL (Course Code: C727 74)

SCQF Level 4 (24 SCQF credit points)

ESOL Image

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?

Entry is at the discretion of the school or college but you would normally have achieved:

What will I study?

The course gives you the chance to build on previous general education or ESOL qualifications at a lower level. You will learn to understand how language works and how to use English to get across information and ideas.

You will study a wide range of different types of texts in different media. This course will let you communicate, think critically, develop cultural awareness and be creative.

The course has two compulsory units, plus an added value unit that assesses your practical skills.

ESOL for Everyday Life (9 SCQF credit points)

In this unit you will:

ESOL in Context (9 SCQF credit points)

In this unit you will:

Added Value Unit: ESOL Assignment (6 SCQF credit points) - this is not mandatory for the 2022-23 session 

In this unit you will:

How will I be assessed?

Your teacher or tutor will assess your work on an ongoing basis throughout the course. Items of work might include:

You must pass both units to gain the course qualification.

What can I go on to next?

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