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Community English Language Centre

Community English Language Centre

This has provided free English courses to community members since 2007, with more than 760 students enrolled to date. English knowledge helps community members to better adapt to increased local tourism and enhance their quality of life and work performance.

With the generous support of Cherng Talay Sub-District Administrative Office, Laguna Phuket was able to establish 4 permanent classrooms in the centre of the community. Currently the Centre offers 19 classes, taught by certified teachers whose native language is English. Classes are offered to 220 students of all ability level.

Adult students include those working in hotels, gift shops, massage shops and government departments.

Start Date:

March 2006

End Date:

On-going

Details:

The Centre was established in March 2007 using Phuket Tsunami Recovery Funds (PTRF) to develop long term assistance for the tsunami-affected population by providing English language skills to people living in an area heavily dependent on tourism.

With the generous support of Cherng Talay Sub-District Administrative Office, Laguna Phuket was able to establish 4 permanent classrooms in the centre of the community. Currently the Centre offers 19 classes, taught by certified teachers whose native language is English. Classes are offered to 220 students of all ability level.

Adult students include those working in hotels, gift shops, massage shops and government departments.