Sponsors for Literacy Network in 2019 includ Dee Why RSL Club, Balgowlah RSL Memorial Club and Northern Beaches Council. We appreciate the continued support from the clubs and ask our students, volunteers and friends to support them and their excellent facilities. The money we recei
At our first tutor meeting in Febuary 2019, ‘Reading To Learn’ was discussed through an AV presentation written for us by Liz Leighton, a past coordinator at Literacy Network. For the past 4 or so years she has been working at ACU, teaching academic literacy to internati
Volunteer Tutor, Rosaleen Kirby was kind enough to talk to our new tutors about working with a Tibetan man. She kindly sent the attached notes describing their learning and teaching experience, available as a downloadable pdf, Lessons with Sonam. Thank you Rosaleen.
If you need help with reading or writing in English and are a permanent resident, you can contact us by phone or email to discuss your circumstances. Apart from a small enrolment fee, lessons are free for as long as you need them.
Literacy Network will be participating in this event again in 2018. We will have a stand at Dee Why RSL who are generous donors to our organisation. We will join over 50 organisations who volunteer on the northern beaches to present our programs and provide information to the public.
Many people learning English have trouble with the nuances of the language. There is one two- letter word that has more meanings than any other and that is ‘UP’. Look the word up in a dictionary and you will find the definition takes up almost a quarter of a page, and can add up to ab
Over the years our membership has included people from many different backgrounds and nationalities. In May 2018 we have students who speak English, Persian/Farsi, Tibetan, Turkish/Kurd, Nepalese, Arabic, Iranian, Vietnamese, Chinese, Croatian and Portuguese.
At the beginning of May 2018 we completed an eight-week training session. We welcomed seven new tutors to the organisation. Our tutors specialise in teaching adults to read and write on a one-to-one basis. They focus on individual needs and work with the student to plan a relevant an