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We can help unlock your English

We can help unlock your English

Do you want to connect better with speakers of English as a foreign language?

It was my teaching background which led me to set up English Unlocked. For years I taught English to people from all over the world. I noticed that although my students could understand me, they struggled to understand the receptionists, librarians and other staff. Very few of my colleagues knew how to modify their speech effectively for learners of English. I decided to share the tricks of my trade with other professions and developed our first course. We now have a number of courses which empower staff to overcome language barriers without learning a language.

Shelley Purchon

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WHAT PEOPLE SAY

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Sarah Quipp-Stenson
Midwife

After completing this course, I feel much more able to use interpreters effectively and get better value from the interpreter’s presence.

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Alice Tichborne
Immigration Solicitor

I have really been struck by the difference this training has made in my communication with clients. I highly recommend this training!

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Kimberley Mullick
Teacher

The most useful training I have received in a long time.

WHAT WE OFFER

Doctor's Appointment
REDUCING BARRIERS TO ACCESSING SERVICES

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 3 Workshops 
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STRENGTHENING ORGANISATIONs THROUGH DIVERSITY

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 3 Workshops 

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How to communicate with Clients who SPEAK English AS a foreign language

Workshop

How to spot hidden talent in candidates from outside the uk

Workshop

How to work effectively with interpreters

Workshop

How to support colleagues whose first language isn't english

Workshop

How to use google translate in the workplace

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Humour and politeness in the culturally diverse workplace

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Twelve workshops available

Download the brochure to see the full breadth of what we currently offer.

Our rewriting service

Reading English can be tough! Could you reach more people by letting us rewrite your content? It is possible to reduce the complexity and ambiguity of the written word without compromising your core message if you hire a language specialist to look at it through the eyes of someone whose first language isn’t English.

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It really works

At English Unlocked we don’t pretend to have a magic wand. Conversations with people who don’t speak English fluently are always going to be challenging, but there is so much you can do to make them easier. If you watch our videos you will see this for yourself.

Click here to watch simplified communication in another language and see how effective our techniques are. 

Do you think working with an interpreter is straightforward? Watch our two minute video and see how many mistakes you can spot. 

WHo Are our clients?

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get in touch

Phone:

07786 003429

Email:

info@englishunlocked.co.uk

Book a call:

https://calendly.com/shelleypurchon

We are based in Newcastle Upon Tyne.

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