Happy New Year December 2019 Issue
Arts & Culture

Happy New Year

In place of our regular ‘Hello and thank you’ section, for this issue we thought it would be more useful to be able to wish our neighbours a ‘Happy New Year’. We hope all our [Read more]
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Advice & Support

Tales of learning English

Story by Liz Allen Held over from the last language themed issue, WEA tutor Liz Allen tells us about some of her Burngreave ESOL class’s experiences of learning English. Language Experiences Ifraax’s story: “I was [Read more]
Group of women who took part in a short course, run by the Messenger
Advice & Support

Finding your voice

Story and photo by Carrie Hedderwick Passive? Aggressive? Assertive? Which of these describes the attitude and the method you use to communicate now, and what do you think is the most productive way to communicate? [Read more]
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Arts & Culture

Language quiz

Brought to you by quiz master Graham Jones Our personal use of language is as individual as our fingerprint or DNA, but it changes over the course of our lives. Our language or accent can [Read more]
Hello and thank you
Advice & Support

Hello and thank you

Story by Richard Belbin There are over 100 languages, from all parts of the globe, spoken by Burngreave’s schoolchildren, reflecting the rich diversity of our area. As part of the Messenger’s mission to help all [Read more]
Group of about twenty-five people, mostly boys and girls with their corresponding certificates with local politicians representatives and some teachers.
Faith, Religion & Spirituality

Aspiring to Arabic

Story by Abtisam Mohammed | Photo provided by Aspiring Communities Together The Arabic Community Language School, a project within Aspiring Communities Together (ACT) held its annual achievement celebration on the 20th May 2017. The Arabic Community Language School teaches [Read more]
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Children & Young People

Family sign language course

Learn to sign with your family Free ‘Family Sign Language’ Course Wednesday 7 June to Wednesday 12 July 9.30-11.30am Oasis Academy Fir Vale,  Owler Lane, Sheffield, S4 8G We are offering a free course for [Read more]