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English conversation classes

Free classes to improve your English speaking skills

The ability to speak English can benefit day-to-day life, from going to the shops to making phone calls and catching a bus. Working with experienced English teachers, these weekly conversation classes improve English fluency and introduce you to new people in the community. Classes at basic and intermediate levels available.

Class dates
Term 1: 29 January - 12 April
Term 2: 29 April - 5 July
Term 3: 22 July - 27 September
Term 4: 14 October - 20 December

Classes available for term 1 (Bookings open Monday, 17 December 2019)

Marrickville Library

Beginners
Tuesdays – 29 January to 9 April, 1-3pm Register
Wednesdays – 30 January to 10 April, 1-3pm Register

Intermediate
Mondays – 4 February to 8 April, 1-3pm Register
Fridays – 1 February to 12 April, 1-3pm Register

Emanuel Tsardoulias Community Library, Dulwich Hill

Beginners
Thursdays – 31 January to 11 April, 1-3pm Register

Stanmore Library

Beginners
Fridays – 1 February to 12 April, 10:30am-12:30pm Register

St Peters/Sydenham Library

Beginners
Tuesdays – 29 January to 9 April, 10:30am-12:30pm Register

Classes available for term 2 (Bookings open Monday, 15 April 2019)

Emanuel Tsardoulias Community Library, Dulwich Hill

Beginners
Thursdays – 2 May to 4 July, 1-3pm 

Stanmore Library

Beginners
Fridays – 4 May to 5 July, 10:30am-12:30pm

St Peters/Sydenham Library

Beginners
Tuesdays – 30 April to 2 July, 10:30am-12:30pm 

If sold out, join the wait list – we will contact you when a place becomes available.

Terms and conditions

  • Registration is open to Inner West Council Library & History members
  • Must be aged 18 years or over
  • English is your second langauge
  • One class booking per term, per student
  • Booking required before attending class
  • Booking is not transferable
  • The tutor or library must be advised in advance if missing class
  • If missing in class for more than three weeks in a row, your booking may be cancelled
  • Children are not allowed into class and not to be left unattended in the library
  • Failure to comply with terms and conditions will result in booking cancelled

For any enquiries call Marrickville Library on 9335 2173.

Basic English writing class

Need help with writing a letter, filling out a form, creating a resume, or making a job application? Attend weekly Basic English Writing classes to help improve English writing skills for everyday tasks.

Marrickville Library (Bookings open Monday, 7 January)
Weekly Thursday 6-7.30pm
First class Thursday, 7 February 2019.

Register

If sold out, join the waitlist and we will contact you when a place becomes available. For any enquiries call Marrickville Library on 9335 2173.

Migrant support services

Inner West Council provides a range of other support to newly arrived immigrants, refugees and humanitarian entrants, including English conversation sessions.

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Page last updated: 27 Mar 2019