Services for learning English

Our team of volunteers meet with students, who have English as a second language, to provide free tutoring in reading, writing and conversational English.

We offer a wide range of services to suit your needs, including classes and one-on-one options for beginner or intermediate English speakers.

About our services

One-on-one English literacy tutoring

A team of volunteers meet with students to provide one-on-one English literacy tutoring in the Library.

There is currently a waitlist but if you would like to register your interest, please complete our enquiry form and we'll contact you with more information.

Learning English classes

English as an additional language group classes in reading, writing and conversational English.

You will meet other new arrivals and have the chance to make friends.

  • The classes are suitable for students for a pre-intermediate level of English.
  • This class is held weekly during the school term on Wednesdays 10am to 12 noon.
  • Classes are in the Community Learning Centre at the Library. 
  • Bookings essential. 

Homework help for students

Volunteer led, one hour tutoring sessions in the Library every Wednesday between 4pm to 7pm.

Bookings are essential. 

Book for a one hour session

English conversation practice groups

English as a second language conversation practice groups held weekly during the school term.

Conversation groups are a great way to meet new people and practice your English. These are fun and relaxed groups led by an English Literacy volunteer.

Bookings for these classes is essential. 

English classes for Ukrainians

A volunteer service providing free English language lessons for displaced Ukrainians and refugees.

These classes are designed to help adapt students to an English speaking environment and to teach English skills to assist in everyday life.

Classes are held weekly on Tuesday afternoons from 3pm to 4.30pm and are at a beginner/intermediate level.

Ukrainian translation

Безкоштовні уроки англійської мови для тимчасово переміщених українців - Семестр 1

Заняття проводить австралійський викладач-волонтер із досвідом викладанням іноземним студентам.

Про заняття

Уроки розроблені з метою допомогти студентам адаптуватися до англомовного середовища та сформувати розмовні навички, необхідні у повсякденному житті.

Уроки проходять по вівторках, з 15:00 до 16:30 та підходять для дорослих з володінням англійською на рівні beginner/intermediate (початковий та вище початкового рівень).  

Road to IELTS preparation course

This is a self-study International English Language Testing System preparation course to help candidates prepare for the IELTS exam.

It provides access to free online self-study materials to support IELTS general training and IELTS academic test preparations.

You can use Road to IELTS in the library, or at home.