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English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
FREE ESOL courses available for all

We can't wait to welcome you to ESOL at New City College.
The below video will help you get an idea of what to prepare for your first day!

ESOL for 16-18

ESOL for Adult 19+

To find out more about our ESOL courses for 16-18's and Adults 19+, please contact one of our campuses for more information or complete the enquiry form and a member of staff will be in touch with more details.

We run highly successful English language courses at all our campuses for young people and adults, from entry and beginner through to intermediate and advanced level. Our friendly and experienced teachers will be able to help you find the right course.

You will gain a recognised qualification on our courses will also help you to settle to life in the UK. This could be to help you apply to become a British citizen, pass the Life in the UK Test find a job or a better job, talk to doctors and teachers, understand British culture and its laws, help your children with their homework or progress to gain a qualification in a vocational or academic subject.

Most of our courses have two to four lessons a week either in the morning, afternoon or evening from Monday – Friday.

You will also be able to take other courses including maths, IT and other vocational subjects and employability which are accredited by recognised awarding bodies.

After studying ESOL at Entry 3, Level 1 or Level 2 you many feel ready to progress to a vocational course the following year. We have a variety of courses to support you to achieve your aim - whether that is employment, a career change, promotion or Higher Education. ESOL enrolment starts on 24 August – apply now or email

Take a look at our ESOL presentation

Find out more about our ESOL programme for TFL licensed Minicab Drivers

We regularly run assessment and interview session.
Please contact our advice team for more information:
Tel: 020 7510 7777

Aged 16-18

Assessment will be held Thursdays 2.30pm til 4pm starting Thursday 26th September at our campus on Barley Lane, Chadwell Heath (near King George’s Hospital).

Please contact our student services team for more information.
020 8548 7402

Aged 19+

New assessments and interviews will be held from January 2020 at our Ilford campus, next to the Exchange shopping centre, from

Please call the campus to book and appointment.
0208 477 0200

Please contact our customer service team for more information about our ESOL courses and assessments/interviews.
Tel: 020 7613 9123

We regularly run assessment and interview sessions.
Please contact our advice team for more information:
Tel: 020 8502 8778

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