What will I learn?

This one year course develops your literacy skills to a level that is widely recognized by employers as well as providing an opportunity to progress on to further study at college.

The course is structured in to three different areas – Reading, Writing and Speaking & Listening. Within each of these sections, you will explore a range of topics:

Reading – analysis of how a writer achieves an effect, identifying devices and colloquial terms, comparing texts, their purpose and how the writer gets the point across
Writing – sophisticated use of language and punctuation, writing, in detail, a wide variety of written documents
Speaking & Listening – participating in a formal group discussion as well as a persuasive presentation

Entry Requirements

L1 English or equivalent

Fee Details 1

Free if you do not already have GCSE A*-C or grade 4 or higher in the subject

Fee Details 2

Due to funding restrictions, anyone who doesn’t live in England, isn’t a UK resident^ or who lives in the local authority areas^ of:

Cambridge and Peterborough
Greater London Authority
Greater Manchester
Liverpool City Region
North of Tyne Combined Authority
Sheffield City Region**
Tees Valley
West of England
West Midlands
West Yorkshire**

**from 1/8/21

Will be unable to apply for fee remission and may be subject to higher course fees than those published.

^go to this page on our website to check if your postcode is in a devolved funding area or to check eligibility if you are a non-UK resident: https://www.andover.ac.uk/fees-and-funding/

If you don’t live in England or are not a UK resident or live in any of the above local authority areas and wish to enrol on the course, please contact us for information on tuition fees.



Level of Study:



  • 11/10/2021 - 04/04/2022 (FSL2ENGL/PG01)




Andover College, SP10 1EJ


18:00 - 20:00