English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) course in English with citizenship to demonstrate your knowledge of language and life in the UK, before you apply for naturalization as a British citizen.

If your English skills are below ESOL Entry 3 level (or Intermediate 1 level in Scotland), you must take this course and obtain a relevant qualification before you apply.

A 'relevant ESOL qualification' is:
• an ESOL qualification in speaking and listening at Entry 1, Entry 2 or Entry 3 level approved by the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual);

Been in the UK for less than 10 years?

Not got a British passport yet?

Want to improve your English, learn more about life in the UK, get an ESOL qualification and do work experience?

Then enrol on a *free ESOL course with Shipley College at the Meridian Centre.

  • Beginner ESOL
  • Entry Level 1, 2 and 3
  • Citizenship classes
  • Crèche available

You just need your passport to enrol.

*Eligibility criteria applies. Free to women from non EU countries who have been in the UK for less than 10 years and are on the path to British Citizenship.