English for Speakers of Other Languages

Do you want to learn English? Do you work with or know someone whose first language isn't English?

Take a few moments to fill in one of our surveys:

Learner Survey: https://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/BZLZ6/         

Employer Survey: https://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/FG45E/                                

Check out our dedicated ESOL Facebook Page

Classes start in September

  • From Beginner to Advanced level
  • Classes are free
  • Classes are held mainly in Lerwick

For full details of the programme contact us on 01595 743888

Adult Learning courses:

Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays 6-8pm at Adult Learning Huts, Lovers Loan, Lerwick

Mondays are Conversation (with interesting and inspiring guest speakers once a month!)

Tuesdays are Beginner and Intermediate

Thursdays are Elementary

Social Events - we have ESOL social events throughout the year.  Keep updated on our Facebook page!

Cafe Connect - Fridays 11am-12noon at Islesburgh Community Cafe

with Vaila (Adult Learning) and Genny (Shetland College)

  • Practise your English over coffee
  • Ask about ESOL classes and events
  • Get help with anything English-related
  • Meet new people
  • Get tips on improving your English
  • If you're thinking of tutoring ESOL, come ask us about it!

Not in Lerwick?  Ask us about learning English via Skype with a local tutor

For more information about English for Speakers of Other Languages and Cafe Connect, please contact us on 01595 743888 or by email: contact Adult Learning

  • The Scotish Goverment
  • Shetland Island Council
  • Learn Direct Scotland