You working experience
Was your working experience in the same field as your education/profession?
When did you arrive to the UK?
Where did you arrive from?
Where do you live in the UK? (city, town, village)
Did you arrive with your family
How many children do you have?
How old are your children?
Questions about College and Other Classes
How well did you speak English when you arrived into the UK?
How did you apply for college English classes?
How long did you have to wait to go to College to learn English after you arrived in the UK?
How long did you study English for in College in total?
How many days a week did you attend college?
How long were the English classes for in College?
What English Level did you study in college?
If you did not attend the classes or couldn’t finish College English classes, can you tell us why?
How far away do/did you live from the College classes?
How did you get to the College English classes?
Was your fare for the transportation to college reimbursed?
Were you offered childcare support?
Please rate the English classes you have attended in College?
Please rate the teaching method in the College
Please rate the teachers in the College
Do you need a translator to help you communicate?
What challenges have you faced when accessing English classes in College?
What challenges have you faced when learning English in College?
What would you change to make the learning better for you in College?
Questions about Online English
The online English course is…
Learning English online (using ipads etc) is...
What level are you studying/studied in Online English
My English is better (more good) because of this course
I can understand (compared to the start of the course)…
This course is good for other people/I recommend this course
What do you like the most in the Online English course?
In the course, I like...
What do you NOT like the most in the Online English course?
I don't like...
Now, I feel more confident speaking English (I feel good about speaking English)
I prefer/like to learn English…
What helps you on the course the most?
What topics you would like to learn more of? i.e. Shopping / at the doctors / at school / taking public transport / asking directions vocabulary, grammar
Your teacher is…
Did you find the Online English Class easy to follow?
What do you want to change about the course?
Through which English class do you think you learned better/quicker?
Compared to College classes, what is better in Online English? You can select more than one answer
Compared to Online English, what is better in College?
Any additional comments about the Online English classes
Questions about Access to Jobs
Are you currently working?
Are you looking for a job?
When did you start looking for a job?
Do you have anyone who helps you with your job search?
Under which employment system are you?
Do you get help with your CV writing and interview preparation?
How are you looking for work?
How often do you go to interviews?
Since you have arrived in the UK, have you worked?
If you worked, how long have you been employed for?
If you have been employed before, why did you leave your work?
Is it easy for you to find work?
Why do you think it is not easy for you to find work? You can select more than one answer
What challenges are you facing when looking for a job?
In your opinion, is the current employment support system effective?
What would you change to make it better?