Places in Manchester where you can practise your English:
- Join a library
- English Corner at Manchester Art Gallery
- Free English conversation cafes
- Local events
English Corner at Manchester Art Gallery
English Corner is a free English conversation class for people learning English. An English teacher leads activities that will help you to practise your speaking and listening skills while exploring artworks and collections on display. You can join any session- no need to book.
When: second Tuesday of every month
Time: 10.30am- 12pm
Place: Manchester Art Gallery, Mosley Street, M2 3JL
Groups up to 10 learners can attend the English Corner sessions by making a booking in advance. Please contact Ruth Edson at Manchester Art Gallery on 0161 235 8877 or email at email@example.com
Manchester Art Gallery also supports and encourages self-guided visits for ESOL groups. Click here for more information for group leaders.
Join a library
At the moment, due to Covid-19, all Manchester libraries are closed. However, you can still join a library online.
If you visit their website, you can download many books and magazines to read at home.
Go to a free conversation class
Activies in your local area
Another way to develop your English skills is to participate in fun activities in your local community, such as cooking, dancing, and arts and crafts. Here are some places with groups and activities near you:
- Brunswick Church, Ardwick
- Northmoor Community Association, Longsight
- Longsight Church of the Nazarene
- Levenshulme Inspire
- Rainbow Haven, Gorton
- The Oasis Centre, Gorton
- Central Library
- Zion Community Resource Centre, Hulme
- Powerhouse Library, Moss Side
- Kath Locke Centre, Moss Side