“When I came to Great Britain nearly a year ago, I didn’t understand anything. The English lessons helped me. I started to understand a lot. Now I ask for help in shops and can make an appointment with a doctor. “
“I came to London with my family. It was difficult because I did not understand or speak English. I started learning alphabet and numbers, it was very difficult. Then I came to English courses and I’m just beginning to understand. Now I have found a job, and it is easier for me. I love travelling with my family around London and other cities. The people here are very friendly. “
“I am very glad that I have English courses at Renewal, because I met friends here, learned to listen, learned a lot. It helps me in living here, because my children go to school. My class is friendly, a good atmosphere. My teacher is the best and explains clearly. These courses are wonderful I am sincerely grateful to the Renewal Programme. “
“I came to London a year ago. By attending English classes, it is now easier for me to understand the language. I understand what people say. At the courses I received a lot of information that helps me in everyday life. Thank you for the opportunity to gain useful knowledge.”
“I am very pleased with my teacher and her teaching methods. She has helped me a lot with my reading and writing. She is very understanding”.
“I enjoyed learning English this year very much. I especially enjoyed learning to communicate in good English. “
“I have achieved so much confidence in my reading and writing. I am looking forward to coming back to learn more this year. “
Quotes have been edited where necessary and names removed to maintain confidentiality