Know Your London – Mixed Level

An interesting and fun course in the ESOL department. Open to new and continuing ESOL students to come and learn more about the history of London; visit museums and places of interest. Work on your English skills as you learn, talking to classmates, researching on the internet and following routes. There are limited places available for non-Southwark residents on this course.

Available Classes:

Who is this course for

ESOL students E3 and above.
This is a free course with a limited number of places available for non-Southwark residents.

What does this course cover

The history of London; virtual visits to places of interest in London; reading and using the internet to find out about places of interest; giving a short presentation on a place to visit in London.
You should know more about the history of London and feel more confident about visiting places in London when they are open again.

What will it be like

You will learn about the history of London by listening to the teacher give presentations, looking at pictures, watching videos and reading information. You will ask and answer questions about the information. You will also learn about some places of interest which can be visited when they are open again. You will talk about your area of London and places you have visited in the past.

What else do you need to buy or do

You will need a notebook and pen or pencil to make notes. You will also need a tablet, laptop or computer and be able to use Zoom. You can use a mobile phone if you don't have any of the other devices, but you will find it is more limited. We may also use Edmodo but your teacher will explain how to do that.

The course will be run on Zoom, please make sure you have installed it in advance of your first class on your computer or mobile device. You can sign up for free here:

You will need a microphone (it's fine to use whatever is built into your device) and camera, so we can see you via video. You may also want to use headphones during the session.
Make sure you have a small space to work in during the session.
By signing up to the course you are consenting to being on camera. The content of the lesson may be recorded by the tutor for internal education and training purposes

What this course could lead to

You can continue your ESOL studies at the Centre.

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I've been to many Centres to study in London and the Mary Ward Centre is one of the nicest I've studied in.

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Got a Question about this Course?

Contact The Departmental Administrator.

Why choose Mary Ward?

Mary Ward Centre is the adult education centre with a difference. We provide a wide range of subjects for people at all levels and run courses during the day, evening and weekends to suit your timetable. You can learn face to face at one of our centres (Bloomsbury or Waterloo) or take an online course

Get inspired and enjoy excellent teaching in an environment where each individual’s learning experience is valued. That’s what makes Mary Ward Centre ‘the friendly place to learn.’