Non-English speakers

Learning any language can be a challenge and Australian English (and slang) offer no exception.  That’s because Aussie English was developed from a number of languages.  As a result, the way we use words, write and/or spell them can vary.  This can create confusion at times and the need to have some customs explained.  ALNS runs literacy & numeracy classes for non-English speakers at formal, informal and/or academic levels.  

No matter your fluency or reasons for wanting to learn, you can get the following levels of support:

  • reading
  • writing 
  • conversational skills
  • building your vocabulary
  • understanding (and using!) Australian customs & expressions
  • spelling
  • hand-writing
  • numeracy (maths and the language it uses)
  • performing everyday tasks (e.g. using machines; reading signs; completing forms)
  • vocational English (see Business L&N)

To enquire about ALNS’ literacy & numeracy classes for non-English speaker, email learning@alns.com.au or call/sms 0413 525 114.