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English (Conversation) class - Wednesday morning 10am-12pm @ Auburn Centre...

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Location

Auburn Centre for Community

44A Macquarie Road

Auburn, NSW 2144

Australia

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Program Name:

English (Conversation) Class

Program Category:

Education


Program Description:

This English Conversation class is an opportunity for individuals to begin their practice of understanding English. Participants will learn and practice basic English language concepts and how to use them in a safe and supported environment via practical conversation based learning methods.

This program:

  • Is a volunteer coordinated and delivered program

  • Has no prerequisite to join

  • Is not a 1 on 1 tutoring session

  • Is based on group learning

  • Is specifically designed for people of a Mandarin speaking background

  • Is not a formally accredited course and cannot be used for Registered Prior Learning

  • Is informal in its structure.

This is a FREE program; however, registrations are essential for the purpose of communicating with participants and maintaining accurate attendance records.

Spaces are limited due to room size capacities; as always Council employs a “first in best dressed policy”. There are no tentative reservations or automatic re-registrations between terms. If you can no longer attend this program after registering, please advise the facilitator or Centre staff so we can make your space available for other community members.


Cost Per Term:

FREE


Registrations:



Notes:

  • Casual sessions and 'pay as you go' are not available;

  • Staff will most likely not be onsite at the time of the program to take your payment. Therefore, this needs to happen before participation;

  • Some of Council’s community Centres are staffed during business hours. Please use Council’s Eventbrite pages for all registrations and payments;


Day/s:

Wednesday


Dates:

2 May - 4 July

Inclusive



Exclusion Dates:



Number of Sessions:

10 Sessions

Most programs run to the school term format, pausing during school holiday periods.

The quantity of sessions within a term will fluctuate from term to term. A term will usually include between 9 - 11 sessions.


Time:

10am - 12pm


Duration:

2 hours


Facilitator:


This may be subject to change - it should be expected that casual facilitators will cover for primary facilitators from time to time


General Restrictions / Requirements:

Participants do so at their own risk and based on an assessment of their own health and wellbeing


Accessibility:

This program appropriate for people of all abilities


Age Requirements:



Gender Restrictions:





Contact for Program:

Please contact Centre staff on:

Phone: 9735 1254

Email: david.harris@cumberland.nsw.gov.au


Relevant Websites:




Notes / Relevant Information:

N/A


Resources / Equipment:

As a general rule, please bring the following equipment with you to all fitness based programs:

  • pen, pencil

  • paper, notebook, for your notes


Trial Sessions:

Unsure if this program is for you?

For free programs:

Come along and try, if you want to patriate ongoing, return to this page and register your details.

For paid programs:

All new participants are entitled to trail a paid program before purchasing a full term. After your first session you may then pay for the full term should you wish to enrol. This does not equate to a ‘free’ session; this is a ‘try before you buy’ opportunity. If you sample a program and wish to enrol, you must pay for the full term, including the initial trial session.



Frequently Asked Questions


Transport options:

Train:

The centre is located a short walk from the Berala Train Station and Bus Stops.

Bus:

Local Bus Services:

Free Community Loop Bus Service:

Visit: http://www.cumberland.nsw.gov.au/busservice/

Car/Parking:

To Plan Your Trip:

Call the Transport Info-Line on 131 500 or visit http://www.transportnsw.info/


Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

The name on the attendance ticket (the name given with purchase) must match that of the attendee participating. For example, you cannot send your friend to participate in your place. You must first transfer the ticket into their name on Eventbrite.


How to change ticket details/transfer ticket:

https://www.eventbrite.com/support/articles/en_US/How_To/how-to-update-your-ticket-registration-information?lg=en_US


Can I update my registration information?

How to change customer profile details:

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/support/articles/en_US/How_To/how-to-customize-your-eventbrite-profile?lg=en_AU


Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No, your name will appear on attendance records held onsite at the location of the program. The facilitator will mark you as attended at the completion of the program


How do makeup sessions and refunds work?


Makeup sessions:

If you are unable to attend the program, you have paid for makeup sessions can be organised accessing alternative programs throughout the LGA. Please refer to the Lifelong Learning Program to propose a makeup session that would best suit you. Makeup sessions can include programs outside of the original purchased program type, for example, missing a yoga class and making up that program with a Zumba class instead.

Managing missed attendance remains the responsibility of the participant.

Visit: http://www.cumberland.nsw.gov.au/community-culture/lifelonglearning/ for a detailed program.


Refunds:

For medical reasons or instances of severe hardship and unforeseen circumstance, please contact staff at the community facility (if staffed) or the Lifelong Learning Officer.

To ensure a positive experience in the Lifelong Learning Program, Council can organise a change of enrolment into different programs of your choosing where there are spaces available (exchange). However, change of mind after the completion of more than 1 session of a program will not be considered as a valid reason for a refund.


To discuss the refund process, please contact the Centre staff on:

Phone: 9735 1254

Email: david.harris@cumberland.nsw.gov.au


Alternatively, the Lifelong Learning Officer on:

Phone: 97351306

Email: veda.potluri@cumberland.nsw.gov.au


I have enrolled my child/ren in an after school program, can I leave the premises?

Under no circumstance are caregivers allowed to leave their child/ren and exit the premise (even if they intend on staying in the local vicinity). Parents and guardians must fully understand these programs are in no way shape or form a child minding/caring service. The duty of care remains the sole responsibility of the caregiver at all times.


Pregnancy, I am pregnant, can I still participate?

It is suggested that you seek medical clearance from your health care professional. Participation is done so at your own risk.


Injury, I am recovering from an injury can I still participate?

It is suggested that you seek medical clearance from your health care professional. Participation is done so at your own risk.


What is this program? I have never tried this before. What does it involve?

Please refer to the program description on this event page or for more information please research the program e.g. Google/YouTube search the program name.


Can I claim against my health insurance?

Programs are delivered by industry qualified professionals; however, the individual terms and conditions of your health insurance provider apply. Please contact your provider for information on what you are covered for and how to claim. They will often require you to produce a receipt as proof of purchase, the emailed receipt/ticket of purchase should suffice.


More questions?

After reading the FAQ section, if you have remaining questions, please contact Centre staff or the Lifelong Learning Officer on:


Centre staff on:

Phone: 9735 1254

Email: david.harris@cumberland.nsw.gov.au


Alternatively, the Lifelong Learning Officer on:

Phone: 97351306

Email: veda.potluri@cumberland.nsw.gov.au

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Auburn, NSW 2144

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