Our free face-to-face English language classes are taught by trainee teachers from Hong Kong who are studying at the University of York.

The free face-to-face classes are open to everyone over the age of 18. They are suitable for English language learners who have a low-intermediate (B1) or upper-intermediate (B2) English language level. We are sorry but they are not suitable for beginners or advanced learners. The lessons will take place on campus at the University of York.

Course aims

  • To develop your English language in the four skills: reading, writing, listening and speaking.
  • To develop your range of English vocabulary and grammatical accuracy.


Low-intermediate to upper-intermediate (B1-B2/IELTS 4.0-6.0)


31 May, 1, 14, 15, 29, 30 June. 26, 27 July


A certificate will be awarded if you attend at least five out of the eight sessions

Sessions and materials

  • Each class will have different content.
  • You can attend as many classes as you like but please book the sessions you want to attend.
  • All classes will take place at the University of York.
  • You must register to attend a session.
  • Location and room details will be emailed to registered participants.


Time (GMT)

Wednesday 31 May 2023 

09.00 am -11.45 am 

Thursday 1 June 2023  09.00 am - 11.30 am 
Wednesday 14 June 2023 09.00 am - 11.40 am
Thursday 15 June 2023 09.00 am - 12.00 pm 
Thursday 29 June 2023 09.00 am - 11.30 am
Friday 30 June 2023 09.00 am - 11.30 am
Wednesday 26 July  09.00 am - 11.30 am
Thursday 27 July  09.00 am - 11.30 am

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