Worry free 14 day guarantee Open CollegeIGCSE English as a Second Language is designed for learners who already have a working knowledge of the language and who want to consolidate their understanding in order to progress in their academic or professional career.

The qualification reflects the widespread use of English in education and commerce and also in entertainment and provides a great way for students to demonstrate their ability and working understanding of the English language.

When can I start the course? Right away.

How do I study the course? Online.

Is there a tutor? Yes.

How long is the course? 1 or 2 years (you decide).

Where can I read full course info? Full course content and information.

Want to spread the cost of your studying? We offer simple payment options. No fees, no interest and no credit checks are required. Simply select your payment option below and see what your instalment payments will be before you enrol.

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Online IGCSE English as a Second Language Frequently Asked Questions:

How do I study the course? Online.
Where can I study from? UK or Internationally.
How long is the course? 1 year.
Are there entry requirements? No.
What certificate do I get? Cambridge International IGCSE 0993 (Speaking Endorsement) & 0991 (Count-in Speaking)
What can I do with the qualification? Study A-Levels, BTEC Level 3 Diplomas, International Baccalaureates (IB).
What level is the course? Equivalent to Level 2 Diplomas, USA GED, Hong Kong HKCEE, Singapore O-Level, Indian CBSE.
Are exams included? No, you have to book these separately.
When can I enrol? At any time.

More Information

Your online IGCSE English as a Second Language course will come with full tutor support for the length of your studies. You will have access through an online learning portal to all materials and information that you need to study and learn in preparation for your examinations.

Examinations for IGCSE English as a Second Language are held every year in the June and November examination period. If you need more help or advice regarding studying this course, contact one of our helpful team for more assistance.

IGCSE English as a Second Language Syllabus

This course will cover the following areas of study:

  • better communicative ability in English
  • improved ability to understand English in a range of everyday situations and in a variety of social
    registers and styles
  • greater awareness of the nature of language and language-learning skills
  • wider international perspective.

The course comes in 4 units of study:

Unit 1: Reading

Unit 2: Writing

Unit 3: Listening

Unit 4: Speaking

Examination Information

  • Cambridge IGCSE assessment takes place at the end of the course and can include written, oral, coursework and practical assessment. More information on how your particular qualification are examined will be detailed in your course materials.
  • Results are issued in August and January, through your chosen examination centre.