Advice from learners

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Click on the picture above to hear tips from adults who have been on reading and writing courses.

Advice line

Call our advice line on 08000 150 950

Millions of adults have transformed their lives by improving their reading and writing. To find out about free local courses call our advice line on 08000 150 950.

Or text the message WORDS to 81010 to get the advice line number sent to your phone, so you have it to hand in future.

Calls are free from most landlines but some mobile operators may charge for the call. Text messages cost 12-15p.

You can also ask for advice in libraries, job centres and colleges. And if you are in a union you can ask your union learning rep.

Simply talking with someone you trust can be inspiring.


To find out more about the stories of the five characters in BBC One TV drama Secrets and Words, see About Secrets and Words.

Or choose a link from the list on the right at the top of the page.