ESOL main 1196x800

Do you need to learn English or improve your reading, writing, listening and/or speaking skills? Our English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) courses will develop your understanding and use of English to help you communicate with ease.

Our ESOL course teachers will help you learn and enhance your grammar and vocabulary for work, study and home life. Whether you’re new to the English language, or would just like to improve your existing skills, studying an ESOL course at CONEL College will give you the confidence to communicate with friends and employers and enjoy life in the UK.

Not sure if an ESOL Course is right for you? We can help you decide.

Our ESOL courses

At the College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London, we offer a variety of ESOL levels: Pre-Entry level, designed for complete beginners that have no English skills, Entry Level 1, 2 and 3 and Level 1.

Here at CONEL, we run ESOL courses in:

  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Speaking
  • Listening
  • Skills for Life

Our courses are run at different times during the year and are taught at two superb centres in North East London, in Tottenham and Enfield.

The benefits of studying an ESOL course in London

  • Studying an ESOL course with us promotes an outstanding integration of equality and diversity into learning

You must be resident or permanently settled in the UK.

Before you start the course you will need to complete the initial assessment so that we establish your level and then enrol you on the best course for you.

Just book an assessment or drop in during our Open Day on Mondays

Please bring your passport/ID.


Success Stories

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
Prev Next

Vergil Vergilov

Vergil’s commitment and enthusiasm saw him pass all his ESOL exams. Originally from Bulgaria, he was described as an enthusiastic and positive student who is always looking to expand his...

Rukhsar Stanikzai

Rukhsar is from Afghanistan and passed her ESOL course with flying colours. Throughout the year she was extremely dedicated to her studies and undertook extra work to increase her English...

Alijan Sohrabi

Afghan student, Alijan, showed huge determination to improve his English skills and pass his exams. He was an enthusiastic and positive student and was nominated for a Jack Petchey Achievement...

Gentjana Beca

Gentjana, who is from Albania, blossomed into an almost native English speaker within just a few months. She proved to be an outstanding student. She is now studying ESOL Level...

Jacqueline Cervantes

Jacqueline’s English grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation improved greatly on her ESOL course. She continuously worked hard and pushed herself to become much more confident in her language skills. Described as...

Aryan Omar

I am very happy at the College. My teachers are very good and have helped me with my English. It is much better than when I started. I now understand...

Silviu Petrila

The College has improved my confidence in English and Maths, and I am now studying a Level 1 Skills for Sport and Active Leisure course and GCSE maths. I’ve really...

Esmeralda Imeraj

I had great support from my tutors throughout the course, and when I did not understand something they explained it well. They really helped to improve my English and give...

Gyuler Alisheva

When I came to England with my family from Bulgaria, I did not speak very much English. My teachers were very good and encouraged me, which made me want to...

Sebastian Roque Caraballo Scagni

English for Speakers of Other Languages Excellence Award Winner Sebastian is a model student, always offering support to his fellow students and trying to do well in his assignments.

What are the levels?



Sebastian Roque

I have been studying ESOL courses for the past year. I always offer support to my fellow students and try to do well in my assessments. I’m really happy in the College – I enjoy the courses and I meet a lot of very nice people.

Sebastian Roque ESO Speaking, Listening and Reading Entry 3

Try our Careerometer on Job Opportunities and Rates of Pay

Try the Careerometer below to find out if the chances of finding work in your preferred profession are good or not and to find out what you can expect to earn.

How to apply

Thanks for your interest in applying. Choose a level of course from the options on the left for more information and to complete your application.

Click here for information about course levels


Enquiry Form

Please tell us your name

/ /

Please enter your date of birth

Please tell us your email address

Please confirm your email address

Please tell us your mobile number

Please tell us your enquiry

Invalid Input

Invalid Input

Invalid Input


Entry Level

This level will help you to develop general skills and improve your confidence if you do not have any experience or GCSEs. It will improve your basic reading, number skills and English language skills

What do I need?

Qualifications you can achieve:

Your next choices:


Level 1

This level will give you a good basic knowledge and understanding of the subject area. This level will develop your functional skills and give you some work experience.

What do I need?

Qualifications you can achieve:

Your next choices:


Level 2

This level will give you a deeper understanding of the subject area. This is a good level of education for employment and will improve your problem solving skills and increase your resourcefulness. This level is often the minimum requirement for employers.

What do I need?

Qualifications you can achieve:

Your next choices:


Level 3

This level gives you a thorough and developed understanding of the subject area. This level will give you experience in problem-solving, managing a workload and adapting your skills to achieve your objectives. This level is the minimum requirement when applying to universities and is the preferred requirement for most employers.

What do I need?

Qualifications you can achieve:

Your next choices:


Level 4 and Above

This level involves extensive studying and can help to make you a specialist in your field of learning or work.

What do I need?

Qualifications you can achieve:

Your next choices: