Archives for ESOL

Are you a refugee or non-EU migrant living in Bristol?

IMPACT is running free service to support refugees and migrants to build their confidence and gain useful skills for life in the UK. We offer three strands in the project, and are currently running the programme online via ZOOM: ‘Create and Communicate’ sessions: Weekly workshops bringing people together and practising English through relaxing crafting and creative activities, often inspired by nature. We also run a  fortnightly women’s only space to enable women to meet with, talk to and support other women with a cup of tea and a few activities thrown in there as well. Preparation for work: This includes weekly workshops where we meet experts and learn about their professional journey and weekly group employment skills sessions. We also offer one-to-one employment advice and guidance over the phone/Zoom. English Conversation sessions : Weekly sessions with our ESOL Tutor to
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ESOL for Living in UK online course

Bristol Community Learning team is running an online only ESOL for Living in the UK course, suitable for Entry Levels only. The start date is Wednesday 14th October, 10-12noon. See details of the course on the flyer. Contact Suzanne Gaffney to book your place. If they don’t have enough people then the start date may be 4th November after half term.
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South Glos Community Learning Free Courses

Confidence Building for WorkThis FREE 6 week course will help you to develop strategies to identify your strengths and build confidence in your own abilities in the work environment. It is suitable for people wanting to refresh their skills and increase their confidence in preparation for returning to the workplace or support a change in direction. Where: Patchway Community Centre, PatchwayHow long: 6 weeks – Fridays, 10.00am – 12.00pmStarts: 9th October 2020 Functional Skills, Maths Are You aged 19 and over?Did you struggle with Maths at school? Would you like to feel more confident using Maths in the workplace? Do you want to gain confidence supporting your children with their homework?Would you like to develop your skills to progress to another qualification? Where: Patchway Library , PatchwayHow long: 20 weeks – Mondays, 6.30pm– 8.30pmStarts: 5th October 2020 If you are
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Short courses at City of Bristol College

Adult taster courses These tasters are designed to give learners an opportunity to learn new skills that can help them and others around them. Topics to choose from include: Beginners maths and English Community Volunteering Family Learning Courses are 3 hours per week for 10 weeks. Courses are delivered at various times during the day and evening to fit around life and other commitments. ESOL vocational taster courses These tasters are designed to give you a better understanding of the work you could do and language used. Topics you can choose from include: Care Construction Enterprise Digital Skills Cooking and Conversation Conversation for Employment Courses are 3 hours per week for 10 weeks with support from industry experts and an ESOL lecturer. See more details and how to book on the flyer. Good to Go The Good to Go course
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ESOL course and ESOL Conversation Clubs and other courses

Community Learning are running ESOL course and ESOL Conversation Clubs and other courses: See details below To join a friendly Zoom meeting contact esolconversationclubs@bristol.gov.uk, for more information check our website www.esolcc.org or you can visit Learn English in Bristol website : www.LEB.community  ESOL course in North and West Bristol, in the classroom ·   ESOL for  Living in UK – to be run in Henbury and Brentry Community Centre and online, from Wednesday October 14th, 10-12, for 10 weeks. For Entry Level learners. To include applying for work and progression to other courses or to work or volunteering. Contact Suzanne on 07887451776, suzanne.gaffney@bristol.gov.uk Maths Brush Up Your Maths – online 11 week course using Google Classroom and Zoom, starts Wednesday 30th September, 9.30-12 noon. Improve maths skills for work or home. Find out about Functional maths courses. Contact Suzanne on 07887451776, suzanne.gaffney@bristol.gov.uk
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Autumn Community Learning courses online

     Community Learning is running online courses, see details below.        IT for Absolute Beginners – more details to come. Possible support to access equipment.       Fun with Phonics (part 1) – 6 week course to help you support your children’s learning, to run during the school day, starts Tuesday 6th October, 10-12 for 7 sessions. Contact Suzanne on 07887451776.       Bringing Books and Stories to Life – 6 week family learning course after school, 4.15-5.15pm, Wednesday, starts 4th November, use crafts, plays, cooking, and songs to support your child’s love of learning. Contact Suzanne on 07887451776.        North Bristol based in class room and online, ESOL for Living In UK, Wednesday mornings, starting October/November. Contact Suzanne on 07887451776.        ESOL Conversation Clubs – for details contact esolconversationclubs@bristol.gov.uk IT for Employment – intermediate 6 week course includes e-safety, word
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ESOL Conversation Clubs – new timetable from September

Below is our new term timetable. Please share with your ESOL learners and networks. I am also working on possible 1 to 1 sessions via ZOOM, 2 face to face locations and hopefully walking Conversation Club, but will keep you posted. Monday: 10:00-10:45 Join Zoom Meeting with Ella+Joy https://us04web.zoom.us/j/72911660714?pwd=K2YwQVVKVGhMbXdNQXpaUXVidmpNUT09 Meeting ID: 729 1166 0714 Password: 8A06Er Monday: 13:30-14:15 Join Zoom Meeting with Mary+Peter https://us04web.zoom.us/j/76918922171?pwd=UU8xMHpRS01LUm1PNll6RmxncFY3Zz09 Meeting ID: 769 1892 2171 Password: 9YtuAJ Tuesday: 10:00-10:45 Join Zoom Meeting with Joy https://us04web.zoom.us/j/72911660714?pwd=K2YwQVVKVGhMbXdNQXpaUXVidmpNUT09 Meeting ID: 729 1166 0714 Password: 8A06Er Tuesday: 17:30-18:15 Join Zoom Meeting with Taz https://us04web.zoom.us/j/72497005092?pwd=TGNXUWdWNmhEK2Q4THorWTNCVFJBZz09 Meeting ID: 724 9700 5092 Password: 3R9fzZ
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SUMMER ESOL Conversation Clubs via ZOOM

Here is the ESOL Conversation Club NEW SUMMER timetable which will start on Monday 27th July and will end in September. Small changes, and Fridays free to enjoy the sun! As always – all sessions are FREE! Please see below for links to ZOOM sessions, we look forward to seeing you! How it works: 1.  Choose time and day that suits you 2.  Join the Club, by clicking onto a link or go to you ZOOM app and enter meeting ID and password. 3.  Take part, enjoy your time and make friends. Everyone is welcome. Monday 10:00 – 10:45: https://us04web.zoom.us/j/72911660714?pwd=K2YwQVVKVGhMbXdNQXpaUXVidmpNUT09 Meeting ID: 729 1166 0714 / Password: 8A06Er 1:30 – 2:15: https://us04web.zoom.us/j/76918922171?pwd=UU8xMHpRS01LUm1PNll6RmxncFY3Zz09 Meeting ID: 769 1892 2171 / Password: 9YtuAJ Tuesday 10:00 – 10:45: https://us04web.zoom.us/j/72911660714?pwd=K2YwQVVKVGhMbXdNQXpaUXVidmpNUT09 Meeting ID: 729 1166 0714 / Password: 8A06Er 2:00 – 2:45: https://us04web.zoom.us/j/77450628658?pwd=UkRNNlhkQXJpdVlFRDZBNVRUQnkzZz09 Meeting ID: 774 5062 8658 / Passcode: fnLp5B 5:30 –
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Impact are recruiting

The IMPACT team from Groundwork South are recruiting for an Employment Adviser and an ESOL Tutor to join us. The closing date to apply for this vacancy is 5th /July/2020. Employment Advisor, IMPACT Bristol: https://www.groundwork.org.uk/jobs/employment-advisor-impact-in-bristol/ ESOL Tutor, IMPACT Bristol: https://www.groundwork.org.uk/jobs/esol-tutor-impact-in-bristol/ Contact
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Conversation Club and Job Skills with Unite the Union

Brush up your employability skills with Unite the Union. Unite the Union English Conversation Club Practise speaking English Improve your confidence Meet new people Enjoy fun activities See flyer here. Tuesdays 17.30-18:30 Unite the Union, Tony Benn House, Victoria St, Bristol, BS1 6AY For more information contact: Tazim.Ladhu@unitetheunion.org Unite the Union Job Skills We Can Help You With Creating a CV Searching for Jobs Interview skills Improving your computer skills Improving your English and Maths skills Refreshing your skills for promotion Upskilling Revising for the driving theory test and Health, safety & Environment test (CSCS) See flyer here. Tuesdays, 10am -1pm – drop in anytime. Unite the Union, Tony Benn House, Victoria Street, Bristol, BS1 6AY.
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