English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

Vale Learning Centre, Barry Library, First Floor, King Square, Barry, CF63 4RW


We have over 100 people studying ESOL every year. Your course will help you use English to communicate

I need my English for my visa. You will practise, and study the language you need for your life, to settle in the UK, Citizenship, work and education.


We have classes at the Vale Learning Centre in Barry and you can start at any time. Telephone or visit the Centre where we can give you more information about our classes, days and times.


You will study:

  • Grammar
  • Vocabulary 
  • Pronunciation


You will work towards Cambridge ESOL exams at Entry Level to Level 2 in:

  • Speaking
  • Listening
  • Reading
  • Writing

We will make sure you are in a class at a level that is right for you.


Course TitleDayTime
ESOL All levels from Beginners to Level 2 All days

9.30am - 12.00pm and 12.30pm - 3.00pm

ESOL Entry 3 to Level 1 Monday 6.30pm - 9.30pm


Costs vary according to status. Registration fees can be as little as £10 per term. 


Please Note: Please bring your passport and visa with you when you apply to make sure you don't pay too much.