Lipreading adult learning courses

Enrolment for autumn term 2024

  • 9am on Thursday 18 July - Enrolments open for languages, dance, exercise and games, cookery and nutrition, counselling, psychology, history and culture, lipreading, family learning, work skills and IT.
  • 9am on Tuesday 23 July - Passport to Wellbeing

About this course

Come and learn about lipreading and gather information relevant to hearing loss.Lady teaching lipreading

The intent of this course is to enable you to develop confidence and skills to communicate effectively both socially and at work.

Within a supportive group you will practise and develop your lipreading skills and strategies for face to face communication. You will also learn about trickier lip shapes and tactics to help you manage difficult listening situations.

Find out about equipment, organisations, and research relevant to hearing loss.

Our courses run over a period of weeks for a term three times a year from September to July plus short courses at the start of summer. Enrolments open each term in March, July and November. If courses have already started you may still be able to join so please contact us.

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Course levels

Share experiences of hearing loss in a supportive environment.

We offer introduction, beginners and intermediate courses Each course is split into three terms. Each term will help you progress onto the next.

Lipreading courses


Discounts and support with fees

We have a range of discounts and support with fees available, including money off your first course if you are a library member, a Surrey Heritage user, or over the age of 66.

Please note: A small charge is included in the fees to cover the cost of materials used by tutors for demonstrations. The cost of materials and equipment used by learners is not included in the fee unless stated, please enquire when enrolling. It is not advisable to purchase additional materials for a course until your enrolment is confirmed and the course is running.


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