Learning and Work Institute worked with Learning Unlimited to research and develop a new set of resources aimed at volunteers supporting adult English language learners and organisations using volunteers in this role. These resources are free to use for all.
Developed with volunteers with little or no training or previous experience in mind, the resources are designed to support the delivery of conversation clubs and other volunteer-led language practice for adult English language learners. However, they will be useful to anyone engaged in delivering conversation-based English language practice. The suite of resources includes:
In 2020, L&W and LU were commissioned by MHCLG to develop additional guidance for running conversation clubs online.
We have created a set of four complementary videos supporting organisations to effectively plan and lead conversation clubs: