English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

Vale Learning Centre

First Floor, Barry Library, King Square, Barry, CF63 4RW

We have many students who study English as another language. If English is not your first language, these courses can help you.


I need 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.


Can I take exams?

Work to gain certificates in Speaking & Listening, Reading and Writing from Entry 1 to Level 2. We will make sure you are in a class at a level that is right for you.


When can I start?

You can start at any time. Phone or visit the Centre first so we can give you more information about our classes, days and times.

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

9.30am - 12noon and 1pm - 3pm

ESOL Level 1/2 Monday 6.30pm - 9.30pm


Costs vary according to status. Registration fees can be as little as £20 per term. 


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