English Language ESOL Level 2
The aim of this programme is to help ESOL learners connect with their community including local support organisations, medical and banking services and their natural environment. The programme covers the acquirement of basic knowledge, skills and competencies in a narrow range of fields of learning including key outcomes in literacy and numeracy.
QQI General Learning – P2GL0
No formal education or qualifications are required although applicants may have participated in primary and secondary education. Applicants will be expected to demonstrate a standard of knowledge, skill and competence equivalent to NFQ Level 1 when accessing a Level 2 programme.
Please see course details for minimum age requirements.
Applicants must have a motivation to learn, an interest in the subject and the ability to acquire the knowledge, skills and competencies set out in the course.
Applicants must be able to demonstrate an elementary range of knowledge, skills and competencies relevant to the course and be able to work under direction.
1 Display awareness of some basic features of the
culture of the target country, to include commonplace
greetings and social courtesies, and local customs
2 Use introductory vocabulary, to include greetings,
introductions, courtesies, basic personal information,
numbers 1-100, time, simple directions, making
purchases, food and drink
3 Use sentence connectors, question words and simple
grammatical constructions with correct pronunciation
4 Exchange familiar information, to include personal
details such as where they live, people they know
and things they have, notions of time and quantity,
space and location, lifestyle preferences and
5 Indicate a breakdown in communication, to include a
signal of non-understanding, asking for repetition or
slower speech, or ‘Do you speak English/ [name
mother tongue]’ in the target language
6 Read simple notices, signs and short pieces of text
on familiar subjects, to include social and/or work related information
7 Interact in a simple way in the target language, to
include simple exchanges and use of basic phrases,
ordering food and drink, and making familiar