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Improve your reading and writing

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This course runs:

Jan 1, 2021 — Jul 31, 2021

What you'll learn

This course is for people who struggle with reading and writing or who cannot read and write at all.

You will learn to read and write letters and whole words, read and write simple sentences, read signs and fill in forms. The course is non-accredited (no exam).

Entry requirements

You will need to complete a pre-course assessment so that we can make sure this is the right course for you.

This online course is taught using Zoom

What does this mean for me?

Our courses are normally taught in person. To keep people safe during the coronavirus pandemic, we're doing all our teaching online instead.

You'll need a computer or smartphone with a good internet connection.

Your tutor will send you detailed instructions before lessons start.

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Who provides this course?

Hackney Council

Hackney Council's Adult Learning team works with Hackney residents to provide lifelong learning, improve skills and reduce unemployment. We work with experienced tutors, training providers, partners and community groups in a range of subjects to provide residents with the best learning opportunities in the borough.

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