ESOL Courses for International Students
Leicester College offers one of the widest selections of intensive English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) courses in the UK. We offer various levels, from entry level to advanced, to help you improve your English language skills to prepare you for further study in the UK, or for employment at home.
Our courses are designed to further your individual needs with regard to speaking, listening, reading and writing, leading to the opportunity to sit for a nationally recognised ESOL qualification whilst increasing your general understanding of the English language.
All students are assessed at the beginning of their time with us to ensure they are placed in the most appropriate classes, reflecting their ability and their study aims.
We have flexible start and finish dates - you can generally commence at any time between September and June. Minimum length of study: four weeks, up to one full academic year.
Leicester College is a British Council approved International English Language Testing System (IELTS) test centre.
IELTS Preparation Courses
All international learners will be able to take full advantage of the fact that Leicester College is the only British Council IELTS Test Centre in all of Leicester and the surrounding areas.
A specialised IELTS Preparation Course is also available to international students. This is a separate 11 week course (four hours per week) studied alone or in combination with General ESOL – we have early September, early January and mid-April commencements for the IELTS Preparation Course.