Pre-Entry English



Basic Vocabulary and Grammar:
You will focus on essential vocabulary and grammar. You will learn everyday words, phrases, and basic sentences for familiar situations. You will gain confidence in using nouns, verbs, adjectives, pronouns, and prepositions and  what these all mean.

Speaking and Listening Skills:
You will develop speaking and listening skills, enabling you to communicate in real-life situations. You will practice how to say words properly, use the right tone in your voice to help people understand you, and build up your confidence and speed. You will work with your classmates in conversation and develop your listening skills through audio exercises.

You will improve your reading skills through exercises and activities that focus on understanding texts, simple articles, instructions, signs, and short stories. You will identify the main ideas of the text and learn how to find relevant information in written materials.

Writing Skills:
You will develop basic writing skills. You will learn to write simple sentences, short paragraphs, and basic personal information. You will practice writing everyday messages, notes, and short descriptions. We will help you improve your spelling, punctuation, and sentence structure.



Course Type / Level




Who is this for?

Update your English qualifications or top up your existing skills for personal improvement or work.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course, but you will be asked to undertake an Initial and Diagnostic Assessment of your skills to determine the correct level for you.

Dates and Duration

Start Date: 15 September 2023
Time: 09:30 - 12:00
Day: Friday
Duration: 12 Weeks


Stockton Business Centre
70-74 Brunswick Street, Stockton-on-Tees
TS18 1DW

Progression Route

You may progress onto a Pre-Entry English level 1. 

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The Pre-Entry English course is for people with low English language skills. This course aims to help with everyday communication and build confidence. Studying English will help provide the skills needed for daily life, further education, or employment.



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