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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 - 18:45pm – General English

  • Pre-Entry to Entry 1 (Beginners)
  • Bennett Lecture Theatre 5, University of Leicester, LE1 7RH
  • Classes start from 19th September

Monday 17:15 - 18:45pm – General English

  • Entry 2 to Entry 3 (Elementary to Intermediate)
  • Room 208, Attenborough Building, University of Leicester, LE1 7RH

Tuesday 10:00 - 11:30am  - Intermediate to Upper Intermediate ESOL Class

  • Entry 3 to Level 1 (Intermediate to Upper-Intermediate)
  • Room 109, Attenborough Building, University of Leicester, LE1 7RH

Thursday 10:00 - 11:30am  - Everyday English Conversations

  • This class is open to students at different levels
  • Room 001, Attenborough Building, University of Leicester, LE1 7RH
  • From 6th October classes will be in Attenborough building- Room LG01

Thursday 11:30am- 13.00pm - Upper Intermediate to Advanced Academic English

  • Level 1 to Level 2 (this is an academic English class)
  • Room 111, Attenborough Building, University of Leicester, LE1 7RH
  • Classes start from 15th September
  • From 6th October classes will be in Bennett Building - Room F75a

 


 

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

18th July to 30th August 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 09:30 - 11:00 – General English – (ESOL Entry 2 – Entry 3 / Intermediate)
Monday 14:00 - 15:00 – Conversation Club (All levels)
Tuesdays 20:00 - 21:00 – Reading Circle (Entry 3 to Level 1 – Intermediate to Upper-Intermediate)
Wednesday 10.00 – 11.00 – General English (Beginners)
Thursday 10:00 - 11:30 - General English (Entry 3 to Level 1 – Intermediate to Upper-Intermediate)
Friday 10:00 - 11:30 - IELTS Preparation (Level 1 - Upper Intermediate)
Friday 14.00-15.15 – Intermediate Writing (Entry 3 – 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