English Language Learning Winners
This award celebrates remarkable individuals who, through learning the English language, have transformed their own lives and the lives of their families, friends, their communities, and the places they work.
Seong Ngoh Chua
Educated in a school which did not teach English, Seong never imagined that she would have a second chance to better her education.
Moving to England from Syria brought Hala a range of challenges including a new language. Determined to integrate into her new country Hala learnt to speak English and found a new career.
Tulay Cenik Akfirat
Tulay moved to England from Turkey with her husband and young family. Without any English Tulay didn’t feel she belonged but was determined to be a good role model for her children.