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Free Face to Face English Classes (ESOL) for Refugees and Asylum Seekers:

If you want to improve your English and you are a refugee or are seeking asylum, you are welcome to come to one of our English classes. You do not need to register/enrol before you come – just come along on the day.

Here is the information about class days and times. You can just come along and join a class and you do not need to register before the class:

Monday 17:15 - 18:45  - Beginners ESOL

  • This is a general English Class
  • Charles Wilson Building, Second Floor - Room: Belvoir Park Annexe - Leicester University

Monday 17:15 - 18:45  - Elementary to Intermediate ESOL

  • This is a general English Class
  • Room 206, Attenborough, Leicester University

Thursday 10:30 - 11:30  - Intermediate to Upper Intermediate

  • Entry 3 to Level 1
  • Charles Wilson Building, Second Floor - Room: Belvoir Park Annexe - Leicester University

Thursday 11:30 - 13:00  - Upper Intermediate to Advanced Academic English

  • This is an academic English class for students who wish to study at college or university
  • Charles Wilson Building, Second Floor - Room: Belvoir Park Annexe - Leicester University

 


 

Free Online English Classes (ESOL) for Refugees and Asylum Seekers:

25th April to 27th May 2022

  • You can download the Zoom app on your phone/tablet/computer through this link: https://zoom.us/freesignup/ . You can then use the Meeting ID and Password to join a session. This is the best way to use Zoom
  • If you don’t have the app, you can just join a class through a Direct Web Link (this will take you through the Zoom website)

Here is the information about class days and times. You can just come along and join a class and you do not need to register before the class:

Monday 9:30 - 11:00 - General English - ESOL Entry 2 - Entry 3 (Intermediate)

Monday 14:00 - 15:00 - All Levels - Conversation Club

Tuesday 10:00 - 11:30 - IELTS Preparation (Advanced)

Tuesday 18:30 - 19:30 - Literature Group (Intermediate to Upper Intermediate)

Thursday 14:30 - 16:00 - Reading Circle (Upper Intermediate to Advanced)

Friday 10:00 - 11:30 - IELTS Preparation (Level 1 - Upper Intermediate)

 


 

We also offer: 

OET Classes - these are for qualified refugee medics who have their IELTS 6.0 and need to receive  IELTS 7.0 as a part of GMC registration.

Sanctuary Library - we have books that you can borrow during our lessons.

Full-time academic English classes - these are for students at intermediate level or above who want to study English at university. Find out more here .

 


To receive the Zoom links and passwords for these sessions, passwords for these sessions, please email Julie Umarova at [email protected] or send a WhatsApp to Leicester City of Sanctuary. We are not posting links and passwords to these classes online. This is because we want to keep these classes safe for our students.

For updates about class days and times, please check this website: https://leicester.cityofsanctuary.org/regular-activities