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Community and Family Learning (CFL) free courses for adults

Do you want to learn something new? Do you want to improve your basic skills, perhaps to help you get a new job or to help your child with their homework? 

Our courses are designed to help you with basic skills, develop your interests and build confidence. For most of our courses you will only need to have very basic Internet skills e.g. you are able to search for something on the Internet on your mobile phone. We understand that starting something new might be a little scary, but the great thing is that you will be supported all the way by our friendly learning team. 

Conversation groups

Conversation Groups

Do you speak English as a second language? Want to practise and learn more English in a supportive group? Then our conversation groups could be for you.

Through discussions, exchanging ideas and taking part in group activities, we will help you to become more confident in speaking English. The group is suitable for adults with Intermediate English language level or above.

All the sessions are free

Face to face sessions: 

Hyson Green Library, Fridays,  10.30am – 12pm

St Anns Library, Wednesdays, 1pm – 2.30pm

The Meadows Library, Mondays, 10.30am to 12pm

Online Sessions: 

  • Mondays:  2pm – 3pm
  • Thursdays: 5pm – 6pm
  • Fridays: 10am – 11am

To take part you will need to use a computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone and have a good internet connection.

To read more about coronavirus safety measures, head to our dedicated page:

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