English Courses

English Courses

What You Will Learn

Improve your English with expert support to help you get a job, progress at work or go onto further training.

  • Individual support in a friendly atmosphere.
  • Get a nationally recognised qualification.
  • Courses at different levels, from basic to GCSE.

English courses are available at all our Adult Learning Centres, with start dates throughout the year.

Before you begin a course, we carefully assess your skills at a ‘Welcome session‘ to make sure you join a course at the right level for you. To book a place on a Welcome session navigate to the Welcome session dates and contact the relevant centre.

Available English Courses

Course NameDescriptionDuration
GCSE EnglishAn intensive one year course for people who are confident in their English skills and need to gain this national qualification.Nine Months
Foundation for GCSE EnglishThis course will the lay the foundation for GCSE English before learners progress to the GCSE English exam in year 2.Nine Months
English SkillsAvailable at five different levels, you'll start at the right level for you and have the chance to gain a nationally recognised Functional English qualification.Flexible
English Skills (Fast Track)In a hurry to get the qualifications you need? Our 'Fast Track' courses are available at Levels 1 and 2.Flexible
English Skills with Grammar SupportCourses for speakers of other languages who have excellent speaking and listening skills, but need to improve their reading and writing. Available at Levels 1 and 2.Flexible
Splendid Blended - English OnlineMeet with your tutor at regular intervals and do work online to develop the skills you need. You'll get full support from your tutor by email and in person.Flexible
Learner News GroupHelp put the MAES Learner Newsletter together. Work as a team, research and write articles, and make decisions on what to include.Six Weeks
English Skills - Individual/personalised learningA course for anyone who wants to work individually to improve their skills for everyday life and work.

English Welcome Sessions

Course titleVenueDayTimeCentre PostcodeCentre Telephone Number
Welcome to EnglishForum LearningAlternate Mondays13:00pm-15:30pmM22 7HH0161 935 4080
Welcome to EnglishGreenheys CentreThursday09:30am-12:00pmM14 4HZ0161 254 7314
Welcome to EnglishNewton House CentreThursday13:00pm-15:30pmM40 1NY0161 254 7706
Welcome to EnglishThe Avenue LibraryThursday13:00pm-15:30pmM9 6HW0161 234 5080
Welcome to EnglishWithington CentreAlternate Thursdays09:30am-12:00pmM20 3ED0161 234 5687
Welcome to EnglishLongsight Library and Learning CentreFriday13:00pm-15:30pmM12 4NE0161 227 3706
Welcome to EnglishAbraham Moss CentreFriday13:00pm-15:30pmM8 5UF0161 219 6735