A-ESOL Access to GCSE English – C7126

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Course Overview

This course is to help you prepare to progress to GCSE English, it is for students who have English as a second language and have achieved or are studying at level 1.
This course is available at Abbey Park Campus and runs termly and you can join at any point in the term.

What You'll Learn

Year 1

In addition to improving and developing your English language skills, the course will focus on analysing texts, creative writing, grammar, and communication skills. You will also develop GCSE style study skills and learn about the application and usage of literary devices while reading a variety of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and dramatic works.

Entry Requirements

You must have achieved or are studying at level 1 or above ESOL courses.

How you will be assessed

You will complete an internal course assessment.

Course Fees

Tuition fees

Tuition Fees (19+): £0.00


If the course is longer than one year the total fees are for the first year only and further fees may apply in future years. All fees are based on a ‘home’ learner status. Please contact us for information on overseas fees.

For more information, please see our course fee disclaimers page.

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Course and Career progression

This course is aimed at supporting students who are considering applying for GCSE English or other level 3 qualifications. Your course tutor will advise you on your progression and will also assist you with your GCSE English application process. Careers Information, advice, and guidance are also available at Leicester College.

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