We want FAN Groups in villages and towns of every country so that any local person or newcomer to the area can find a FAN Group and be sure of meeting a friendly face...

Learn English with stories

We would like to give you the opportunity to download FREE - four books to help adults learn English. Anwar goes to University, Samira, Aditi loves to Dance and Yusef wants to be a Doctor. Just click on the buttons below to download the books.

Available books

Aditi loves to dance

Aditi's father Ravi is a widower. His wife died after they came to Britain from Uganda. Aditi meets Isha in college. At first she doesn't like him. Tony is Aditi's friend. One day Aditi dances in her community centre in Leicester. Isha and his parents are there... (read more)

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Anwar goes to University

Anwar was born and brought up in Cardiff. His parents were born in a small village in Pakistan. Anwar wanted to study law. One day he met a girl called Sue... (read more)

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This is the story of a young woman from Pakistan who is engaged to a British man called Habib. His parents arranged the marriage. They used to live in the same village and they like Samira and her family. Habib is handsome and Samira loves to look at a photo (read more)

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Yusef wants to be a doctor

Yusef came from Yemen to study in Britain. He wants to be a doctor. He lives with his Aunt and Uncle in Birmingham. His fathers friend says, "You will be a rich young man and you will not come back to Yemen if you are a doctor." Aunty Miriam (read more)

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Some FAN members are now giving and getting help with English through emails.

Are you a fluent English speaker? Could you help someone learn English on-line? Why not write and tell us a little about yourself and we will see if there is someone you can help by writing and correcting their English.

Are you learning English? Do you want help with English? Why not write to us and ask if someone can give help. Tell us why you are learning English. We will see if we can find someone to help you when someone becomes available.

  Donate to FAN

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  Great news!

Big Lottery Support!

The Big Lottery has awarded £59k to the FAN Charity to increase the geographic reach of FAN.

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  MBE Award!

MBE accepted

MBE accepted on behalf of everyone who supports FAN Groups.

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  Recognition Award!

Welsh Assembly Government Recognition Award 2010

Award accepted on behalf of The FAN Charity and for all those who attend FAN Meetings.

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