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Purpose

EnglishConnect is an English-language learning program provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The purpose of EnglishConnect is to help learners develop English skills in an environment of fellowship and faith.

Unique Benefits

Developing English proficiency can expand opportunities for employment, education, service, and friendship. However, many people around the world face obstacles to learning English including cost, distance, time, self-doubt, and access. EnglishConnect provides a unique opportunity for learners worldwide to:

  • Participate in English conversation groups designed to foster fellowship and faith.
  • Access personal study resources at minimal to no-cost.
  • Combine spiritual and academic learning to empower self-reliance.

Learning a language requires commitment, time, diligence, support, and intentional practice. EnglishConnect courses are designed to help learners take responsibility for their own learning and work together to achieve their goals.

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Low Cost
Fees only include the cost of course materials.
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Fellowship and Faith
Participants support one another as they apply spiritual and academic principles of learning.
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Local and Online
Course include face-to-face gatherings with local members and online resources for self-paced study.

Course Objectives

EnglishConnect courses help learners:

  • Increase faith
  • Become more capable learners
  • Develop English proficiency
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EnglishConnect 1 and 2 courses help learners develop basic English conversation skills. EnglishConnect 3 prepares learners for academic opportunities — especially PathwayConnect (for more information visit byupathway.org).

EnglishConnect 1 & 2

EnglishConnect 1 and 2 courses are taught by members and missionaries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and administered under the direction of local Church leaders. Conversation classes are held weekly, usually at a local meetinghouse. Course materials are available online or in print format.

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Weekly Conversation Class
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Teacher-led: Local members or missionary companionship
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30 min - Discussion of a gospel principle
60 min - English conversation practice
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Personal study resources found in print and online
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Daily practice
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Goal setting and performance tracking

EnglishConnect 3

EnglishConnect 3 is provided through BYU-Pathway Worldwide with support from local members and leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. EnglishConnect 3 is a self-paced online course with a student-led weekly gathering held online or in a local meetinghouse.

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Self-paced online course that is competency based
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90 min: Student-led weekly gathering

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