Formerly City College Brighton and Hove and Northbrook College

ESOL - Reading and Writing English

This course is ideal for people who want to improve their English reading and writing skills.

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Key information

Course code: B050-PE-Q1/ B1490A-Q1/ B1490B-Q1 Course type: ESOL - English language, English language, International, Part-time leisure Duration: 11 weeks Start date: 10 September 2018 Course location: Brighton Metropolitan College, Central Campus Course fees: £299 - Benefits exempt from full fees Assessment: Reading exam

Course aims and areas

These courses are designed to focus on literacy skills from beginner level for students with no literacy through to intermediate level. There are four levels of course available: Introduction to reading and writing, Low read-write, Integrated Skills, and High read-write.

Introduction to read and write is for students with little or no literacy.

Low read-write is for E1/E2 students who need support with literacy.

Integrated skills and high read-write support students whose literacy is a barrier to progressing onto higher level courses.

Morning, afternoon and evening courses are available.

Course Units

  • Grammar
  • Vocabulary
  • Functional English
  • Speaking, listening, reading and writing
  • British life and culture

Why the MET?

We have a wide range of courses, scheduled to accommodate busy lives. With this in mind, we offer part-time and evening options, with start dates in January, April and September.

Our experienced teaching staff are passionate about their areas of expertise and are committed to helping you to attain your learning goals and meet your personal aims.

Without a doubt, one of the reasons we know you will love studying at Brighton MET is the location of our Central Campus. Right in the heart of Brighton’s world-famous North Laine, the College is within walking distance of all the city’s main amenities – the award-winning city library, the independent shops and the beach.

Entry Requirements

If there are any applicable entry requirements, these will be listed in the key information section above.

Course Costs

ESOL fees can vary depending on the course you choose and how long you are studying for.

For full information about our ESOL fees, please contact or phone 01273667788 ext: 537

How to apply

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  • Access to quality teaching resources, rooms and studios
  • Online access to course documents, resources and study support through the MET’s virtual learning environment
  • Library and computing facilities
  • Access to the MET’s student services, including career advice and additional learning support
  • Cafés and coffee bars with a wide range of reasonably priced meals, snacks and drinks
  • A travel agency and a hair and beauty salon which are both open to the public and offer exceptional value
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