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Speaking English at home

Helping young children to speak in English at home can be an enjoyable and rewarding thing to do, and there are many advantages to supporting your child in this way. Read the article to learn more about speaking English at home and improve your language skills as you complete the activities.

Home is where the heart is

These activities are based on a story written by Amina, who moved to the UK from Somalia in 2008. Complete the activities and improve your language skills as you read about Amina’s first impressions of life in the UK.

Everyday conversations

Everyday conversations are an important part of life in the UK. Do you talk to the other people in your neighbourhood? Watch the video, which focuses on people living in a typical neighbourhood in the UK. Practise your speaking skills as you complete the activities.

Migrant workers: tax and national insurance

Do you know about paying tax and national insurance? Read some information to make sure that you are paying the right amount. You will also learn some words to help you understand the subject


Vocabulary & spelling

Build your speaking skills

English grammar


Thursday 10 April 2014
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ESOL Nexus for learners

Welcome to the ESOL Nexus page for English language learners living and working in the UK.

Click on the menus at the top of the page for activities to help you to improve your English, and understand more about UK life and work.