Trainee cooks in a kitchen


ESOL learners often have a 'Spiky Profile', with their listening, speaking, reading and writing skills often at different levels. They may find listening to and reading technical information a challenge and their writing may be at a much lower level than their speaking and listening. How can you support your ESOL learners to achieve success on their vocational course and, at the same time, ensure their English is adequate for the task?