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Citizenship Preparation Courses 2019

Happy New Year! Wish you all the best for 2019.   Please be informed that new Life in the UK preparation courses will start on Tuesday, 8th January 2019 from 10am to 12noon at Wai Yin Headquarters.  If you have any users who need to apply for citizenship and need to do the preparation for the exam, please feel free to let them know, and apply for a place to study with us.   Please find the poster in both English and Chinese versions attached for your reference:   Life in the UK Poster Jan 2019 Life in the UK English Poster […]

Women’s Vote Centenary Celebration

Come and join us at the Welcome Centre every Tuesday 12:30 -2:30pm during November to learn more about the Centenary of the Women’s Vote, learn about the UK voting system and how you can participate.  Enjoy free refreshments and have a friendly chat about how you can make your vote count.  

Calligraphy Art Classes at the Welcome Centre

Calligraphy Art classes have started on 27th September at the Welcome Centre from 10 am to 12 noon.  If anyone would like to learn the calligraphy skill, please feel free to come to the Wai Yin Welcome Centre, 18-32 Brentfield Avenue, M8 0TW. Please do not hesitate to contact me for further details: Wai Ling Tang, ETE Project Coordinator, Email: [email protected] Tel: 0161 833 0377 (Headquarters) 0161 792 9760 (Welcome Centre) Work Mobile: 07756005002

Revised September to December Course Schedule

Both English and Chinese versions of the revised Sep – Dec 2018 Course Schedule have been uploaded.  Please see web linked attachments below: Sep – Dec 2018 course schedule (Chinese version) revised 1 Sep – Dec 2018 course schedule (Revised 1) All the courses will start in September 2018.  Please do signpost your service users to us if you know of anyone who would like to learn English or ICT skills. If you have any questions, please just ask Ling, tel: 0161 833 0377  

Womens’ Vote Centenary

As part of our series of womens’ vote centenary events this year, there will be an “equaliteas” event at the Welcome Centre, Cheetham Hill. This is an open to all event.  There will a drama about the original suffragettes in China, role play demonstration of the current ballot process in Manchester, and a short presentation explaining the UK parliamentary system. Plenty of fun and refreshments. All welcome! Women Vote Centenary Equaliteas Event Poster (Welcome Centre) Please note, there will be another big event coming up in November 2018. Watch this space!

Welcome Centre Open Day

On the 16th of March 2018, Welcome Centre was bustling with excitement as we were hosting an Open Day. This event was funded by the Guinness Partnership.  The Open Day has provided opportunities for over 200 Guinness tenants to learn more about the services offered at Welcome Centre. For many of them, this is the first time they attended an event at a community centre near them. On the day, they were introduced to the various services that we offer and activities that they can participate in such as free English classes, general advice service, cooking classes, furniture upcycling/DIY sessions, […]

Free ESOL Course for Mums, Grandmums and Babies

Stepping stones promo Day: Every Wednesday Time: 10:30am to 11:30am Venue: Wai Yin Headquarter (66-68 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5 JU) Remark: Children must be 4 years and below Limited Spaces, Please enrol ASAP! For more information, please contact Wai Yin Society. Telephone: 0161 833 0377 Email: [email protected] 想学习英文却没人能帮忙照顾小孩? 上课时间:每週星期三,早上10点半至11点半 上课地点:慧妍社总部 (66-68 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5 JU) *注:小孩必须是4岁或以下 名额有限,尽快报名! 欲知更多详情,请联系慧妍社 0161 833 0377 或发电邮至 [email protected] Stepping stones promo Stepping stones promo English version

Wai Yin is a Listed SELT Course Provider

We are excited to share the news that Wai Yin Society has recently been listed as a SELT (Secure English Language Tests) course provider for Trinity’s UKVI approved English Exams. This means that we help learners prepare for A1, A2 and B1 English tests, which are required for visa applications. If you, or anyone that you know, is preparing for a visa application, do get in touch with us! Further Leave to Remain (A1) / Tier 2 (Sportsperson) (A1) For Further Leave to Remain/Tier 2 (Sportsperson) you must pass a Secure English Language Test (SELT) in at least CEFR level A1 in Speaking and […]

Revised Jan – Mar 2018 Course schedule

Both English and Chinese version of revised Jan – Mar 2018 Course Schedule have been uploaded.  Please see attachment.  All the courses will start in January 2018.  Please do signpost your service users to us if you know of anyone who would like to learn English or ICT skills. If you have any other questions, please just ask Ling or Joyce, tel: 0161 833 0377   Jan – Mar 2018 course schedule (Revised) Jan – Mar 2018 course schedule (Chinese version)

Jan – March 2018 Course Schedule

Hello all, our new term is starting in January 2018. Please click below for the new term schedule. Do signpost your service users to us if you know of anyone who would like to learn English or ICT skills. If you have any other questions, please do not hesitate to contact us, Tel: 0161 833 0377   Jan – Mar 2018 course schedule (Chinese version) Jan – Mar 2018 course schedule

Adult Mandarin Conversational Class for Beginners

Hello all, We are now offering Adult Mandarin Conversational Class for Beginners! This course is suitable for: learners who are new to the language learners who may have some informal exposure to the language previously learners who want to focus on speaking and listening in daily contexts When? –  Every Wednesday, 5:30pm-7:30pm Where? – 66-68 Swan Street, Manchester M4 5JU How long? – 10 weeks How much? – £135 per learner What others have said about our class?  Firstly I would just like to thank you for the classes you delivered for us – I know all three of the […]

New Term Classes Timetable (September to December 2017)

A new term classes timetable (September to December 2017) has been confirmed.  If you are interested in attending the class, please come to our Centre to do the initial assessment and enrolment. For more information, please contact Wai Ling Tang or Joyce Low by email or phone. Email: [email protected] / [email protected] Telephone: 0161 833 0377 Full course schedule 2017 September to December

Day Trip to Rhyl North Wales

Wai Yin Society are organising a summer day trip to Rhyl, a seaside town, in North Wales, on Thursday 17th August 2017. The trip will be fun for all the family. An English teacher will be on board with exercises on places of interest so participants will be able to learn and practise English language. Please contact Chelsea, Anny, Wai Ling Tang,  or Amy for more information [Tel]: 0161 833 0377 [Address]: Wai Yin Society 66-68 Swan Street M4 5JU   Summer Trip to North Wales  

Learning about Autism

Following the very successful talk about autism to parents and carers, earlier this year, given by a qualified medical doctor, we are now pleased to offer a six week training course. As places are limited, please contact Amy Wong on 0161 833 0377 as soon as possible, if you are interested. Designed to help parents learn more on the following topics: Autism Awareness Challenging Behaviour Sensory Awareness Communication passports Sleep Diet and Exercise Parents will understand the skills required to improve family life and more. 父母學習及了解所需的技能使家庭生活得以改善. 如有任何查詢或預約,請聯繫 Amy [地址] 66-68 Swan Street Manchester M4 5JU [電話] 0161 8330377