Thank you for your interest in learning English.
Educafe and BSE language support courses are designed to encourage individuals to improve their English, so that they can access community support, healthcare, Further Education, training, and employment opportunities.
Our courses are free to residents of West Berkshire. You may need to buy workbooks and course books.
It will help us to know your English level, but if you're not sure, please don't worry.
Beginner A1-A2 (Entry 1)
Improver B1 (Entry 2 - 3)
Upper Intermediate/Advanced B2 - C1 (Level 1 & 2)
Some of our English courses are online and some classes are face-to-face.
These take place in public buildings like schools, the library, Town Hall or Family Hubs.
To join an online course, you will need:
Wifi and email address
PC/Laptop/Phone (with audio and visual)
· We send you an email
· just click ‘join’ your class
· You will see your teacher and your classmates
· lots of fun activities to help you improve your English
This is a great way to learn English. A friend can sit with you during the lesson if you are worried or need help.
We can arrange a 'connection and equipment check' before your first lesson. So there is nothing to worry about!
ELIGIBILITY Most of our courses are FREE. Learners need to live in West Berkshire and to be UK Citizens, hold Settled Status and be entitled to UK Public Funds. We will need to see Biometric Visa and proof of address.
Asylum seekers need to have been resident in the UK for six-months before applying for a course. Learners who are unsure can contact us for more details.
Please complete this form carefully. You will need copies of your ID/Passport and proof of address (Council Tax or utilities bill) and/or letter from Home Office. If you need help with this form, please call us 01635 936211.
Students are expected to attend a minimum of 6-sessions. If you leave the course without attending 6-sessions there is an administration fee of £145.
If you need help with this form, please come to Educafe (term-time only) and ask for Dana Drokina, Course Administration Manager. Dana can help with your registration.
Please complete this form carefully. We will let you know about your course as soon as possible.
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