Support for English learners

Would you like to learn English? We offer online and face to face classes for people seeking asylum and refugees. To ask about joining a class click on the link below to send us an e-mail at info@wrc.wales 

Learn English – ESOL
Cardiff ESOL
Learn English – ESOL
ESOL Wrexham

Learn English – ESOL
Women and Toddler Class
Learn English – ESOL
Cardiff Evening Class

English Classes Time Table

 

Day and time Subject Location Provider
MONDAY – 9:30 – 11:00 am Conversation by Geoff Trinity Centre WRC
MONDAY – 12:00 -2:00 pm Beginner & Intermediate by Jane Trinity Centre Space4U
MONDAY 1:30 – 2:30 pm Grammar by Marie Online WRC
Tuesday 10:00 – 11:30 am Conversation by Lizzie Trinity Centre Adult Learning Wales
Wednesday 12:30 – 2:30pm am Conversation by Barrie, Zaina & Geoff Trinity Centre Speak to Me 2
Thursday 10:00 – 11:00 am Grammar & Culture by Chris & Marie Online WRC
Thursday 12:00 -2:00 pm Beginner & Intermediate by Jane Trinity Centre Space4U
Thursday 5:00 – 7:00 pm Conversation Trinity Centre Star
Friday 9:00 – 10:00 am Grammar & Culture by Chris & Marie Online WRC
Friday 10:00 – 12:00 pm Literacy (Beginner) by Charlotte WRC Cardiff WRC
Friday 1:00 – 3:00 pm Conversation by Mike Trinity Centre WRC
Friday 1:00 – 3:00 pm Beginners by Mel Trinity Centre WRC

 

Free Online Resources – External Links

 

Welsh Refugee Council is not responsible for the accuracy and update of the information below:

  • British Council Learn English through videos, listening activities, texts and grammar exercises for ESOL learners at every level.
  • Future Learn – Future Learn courses are free and start at various times of the year, but you can pay for the assessments if you wish.
  • Learn English– Discover new work and study opportunities worldwide with a range of online English courses designed to improve your English speaking and writing skills.
  • Basic English 1: Elementary An excellent, free course beginning in April 2020. Learn basic English for everyday situations and improve your listening skills with this online course.
  • Basic English 2: Pre-Intermediate – Develop your English for use in different everyday situations and build more confidence in your listening skills.
  • Exploring English: Language and Culture – This course for learners of English looks at British culture and examines English in use to help you improve your language skills.
  • English Pronunciation in a Global World– Free course beginning in April 2020. In this course, you will improve your English pronunciation skills and learn about speaking English in today’s globalised world.

 

BBC Learning English Online

 

Join: Learner groups on Facebook

 

Pronunciation support

 

Phonemic chart

 

Listening practice

 

Reading practice

 

Grammar

 

Writing

 

Links for University preparation

 

An asylum seeker’s blog /message about Corona Virus

 

You may also be interested in this blog from an asylum seeker about coronavirus and anxiety.

 

High-level education textbooks in a range of disciplines are now free to access:

You can access a number of higher education textbooks online during the coronavirus outbreak. All 700 textbooks currently on Cambridge Core are now available in HTML format until the end of May.

Free online access for CUP books: https://www.cambridge.org/