Lots of people who settle in the UK decide to work for themselves; to become 'self-employed'. In this section you can find out more about what being self-employed is like, as well as practising a range of different English language skills (including listening and expanding your vocabulary).
Voluntary work is a good way to practise your English and get work experience in the UK. Eszter and Shashwati talk about their work in a charity shop. Practise your listening skills as they talk about their work and what is involved.
Eszter and Shashwati work in a charity shop. Read about what they do with donations from the public and write a note to a new volunteer. In this activities you will learn about what happens to donations and then use this information to write a note to a colleague.
Listen to a charity shop worker talking to a customer and practise your listening comprehension. You are going to listen to a conversation between a customer and Helen, a volunteer working in the charity shop.