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Weʼre raising £700 to provide Free ESOL to Adults / Youth in the Community - 7 Weeks Summer Course (English for Speakers of Other Languages).

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London, United Kingdom
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I am planning to give Free English lessons to Adults / Youth in my Community during the Summer, where a large number of adults and even teens, can not communicate in English. It's a mixed community, with people from different races. Asians / Africans / British and Europeans. ~ Abbey Wood / Woolwich, London.
I give free tuition once in a while, to struggling students but want to make
more of an impact, as 2 hours support a week is not enough.

My vision is:

a) To teach adults/youth how to read and write. e.g fill in basic forms.
b) To give lots of speaking / listening practice. I would love to see people, particularly women, growing in confidence and not shying away from making conversations. (Some conversations open doors of opportunity)
c) For the unemployed to know how to find / apply for jobs. Ofcourse, I will support with a CV, if needed and interview practice. To find voluntary placements via do.it.org.uk to get them using their skills and preparing them for paid employment. I have volunteered at Bexley Library using this site. It is effective.
d) Drop in sessions for teens I teach in Secondary School, (I teach them just once a week). They are new in the country and can not read/write well, yet they are placed in Year 8 / 9 or 10. They have so much to catch up on.

Resources
Worksheets / Workbooks / Bilingual dictionaries / tablet / computers / notebooks / games. I am also planning on inviting atleast 3 of my ex-students to visit at some point and speak about how learning English has helped them. I will give them vouchers. Tutor / Assistant tutor)


Lessons
4 Lessons a week for 7 weeks. (2 hours a lesson)
Morning or afternoon, depending on availability of learners.

It is amazing how just 2 months of learning English, can transform a life by inspiring confidence.

I am grateful for your support and will keep you updated.

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      Elena Akin

      Elena Akin

      London, United Kingdom

      A Teacher (Briitish born) who teaches ESOL in Colleges / Communities and provides IT Training and Employability Training for Job Centres, as and when needed. I am passionate about education and ensure learners have a fun and inspiring experience.

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