Having great fun with words

Group - Working creatively wirht words-w500-h500 WEA tutor, Nusrat Hathiari, has been using her infectious enthusiasm and sense of humour when working with students in her Friday morning Working Creatively with Words class this year.  Nusrat imaginatively uses a range of up to date topics to develop communications skills in reading, writing and listening.

Several students have shared their enjoyment of this class:

Becky Motley: ‘I was not too well last term so was unable to come, but am so glad I Students - Friday class (1)-w500-h500have come back this term. It was great to be back with my mates and loved the activities with Nusrat in the classroom. My favourite is completing word searches.’

Laura Johnson: ‘I enjoy coming here every week. I learn so much and have a fun time with my friends and am amazed how well we all get on. The atmosphere is great!’

Students - Friday class (3)-w500-h500Jonathan Batchelor: ‘I look forward to Fridays as I learn so much. I enjoy working with Becky and Laura and have become more confident in speaking out loud in class.’

Zoe Bordoli: ‘I have learnt so much in this class. Not only do we learn new words to add to our vocabulary we have learnt about new traditions, countries and even the history about existing ones such as Valentine’s Day! Nus has said there is much more to come and I can’t wait to learn more in September!’

Syvlan Brunetto: ‘Hilary has been such a great support for me and I enjoy working with her during the activities. We do loads of fun things like games and word searches and I look forward to coming every week’

Students - Friday class (2)-w500-h500Gavin Porter: I look upto Jonathan as a role model and enjoy coming to the courses. I don’t always like to participate in the class activities so Nus allows me to chat with Jonathan and it is normally related to the topic they are working on. I write lyrics using the words I have learnt in the class.’


Great attenders 2-w500-h500Great attenders were those who received their 100% attendance certificate.

Classes in English and maths are offered at all levels at the WEA centre at 101 Hinckley Road, Leicester  LE3 0TD.  Drop in now to find out more or call 0116 255 6614.

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