Welcome to English
The Octagon, Walker Street,
helping newcomers to Hull, to learn English, make new friends and find out about living in Hull
with the help of volunteer befrienders
about Welcome to English, by the national correspondent, Katy Austen (2018)
So many ways to learn English...
in our classrooms at
Hull HU3 2RA
Classroom timetable (sample)
Zoom timetable (sample)
learn English with a befriender (in the classroom or remotely). Watch a video of Befriender Mary talking to Souzana about coronavirus.
...in the community
Join in national and local community projects
Where There is Light presented by Squidsoup in partnership with ArtReach 2021.
Listen to the voices of Welcome to English learners. This art installation was exhibited at Ferens Art Gallery and in several other cities.
This is The Light Lockdown video made in Where There is Light workshops
Angels by Laurence Payot
Watch our learners talk about their Angels. These images were projected onto the walls of buildings during Hull's Freedom Festival in 2019
...'Walk and Talk'
discover Hull and chat
...What's App Broadcasts & Groups
Receive information about living in Hull, information about our sessions and things to help you to learn English. Chat with befrienders and students on our What's App Group.
For example, English for Driving, English for Working in a Warehouse, Basic Literacy, Craft and Sewing, Gardening, English for Computers and Guitar.
Borrow books from our lending library.
Celebrate special occasions, like Eid, Christmas and Chinese New Year.
What do you want to learn? Tell Karen 07791 530039
Watch a BBC report
about Welcome to English's response to the coronavirus pandemic
English Classes in Hull
Use this website to find more English Classes in Hull and Yorkshire.
Contact Karen if you would like help to find a private tutor.