English lessons for adults

ESOL means “English for Speakers of Other Languages”.

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Classes for Beginners and Improvers English


  • Email:        sunnybankcommunity@gmail.com
  • Tel:            Wilma on 01224 261727   
  • Facebook: Sunnybank.Community.Centre

NORTH-EAST SCOTLAND COLLEGE run full and part-time ESOL courses (English for Speakers of Other Languages)

INTERNATIONAL HOUSE is a private English school in Union Street, Aberdeen.  They run a variety of courses.

ABERDEEN UNIVERSITY LANGUAGE CENTRE run part-time General English classes, as well as IELTS courses.

POLISH ASSOCIATION run English classes.


Online resource Welcome Package: Learn English for living and working in Scotland from ESOL Scotland

You can get free email lessons on the British Council ESOL Nexus website.  “Improve your English with help from this free website from the British Council with videos, listening activities, texts and grammar exercises for ESOL learners at every level.”

  • Skills:  interactive activities to improve your speaking, listening, writing and reading.
  • Grammar and vocabulary
  • UK Life: information about living and working in the UK.
  • English for Work. In this section you will learn new language and vocabulary specific to different types of jobs.

Agenda Web – Lots of online vocabulary and grammar exercises

Here are other useful websites to learn English:

And here are some useful websites to prepare for interviews:

Online resources for learning English – information from ESOL Scotland

Dicts.info is a free dictionary project which offers a number of resources including:

  • Basic vocabulary -Basic vocabulary of about 2000 basic meanings organized into topics and translated into many languages .
  • Bilingual dictionaries – Dictionaries are grouped by language.
  • Picture dictionary – Contains more than 2500 illustrations with translations in more than 50 languages.
  • Flashcards for basic vocabulary
  • Vocabulary trainer
    A simple game that allows you to test your knowledge and learn new words.
  • Many other resources also available
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