Practice Speaking English for Free With ENGin
If you want to improve your spoken English, ENGin can help!
Our program pairs young Ukrainians with English speakers across the world for weekly 1-on-1 online speaking practice. We want to help you speak English with confidence and interact with people from other cultures.
Here's what our program offers
Up to one year of free 1-on-1 conversation practice with a dedicated speaking buddy
Ongoing support and materials from the ENGin team
Connecting with people globally for intercultural exchange
Enhancing hard and soft skills through extra ENGin opportunities (see below)
Extra Opportunities for ENGin Students
💻Pro Learning: Free Udemy and Coursera courses of your choice. Learn more here.
🌐Online communities: Themed Telegram groups to chat in English with other students and volunteers. Apply here.
📅Opportunity Hub: an online bulletin board for ENGin participants! This is a space where volunteers and students can directly connect and share useful information outside of the ENGin program, such as online events, special programs, training opportunities, etc. Active students get a link to access Hub.
📱Interactive English-learning social media content on Telegram, Instagram, TikTok, YouTube, and Facebook
ENGin has 4 main criteria for learners:
✅Age: 9-35 years old.
✅English level: basic knowledge of English, sufficient for minimal conversation and understanding your conversational partner.
Lower-level students may be paired with a Ukrainian volunteer fluent in English until they are ready to practice with an international volunteer.
✅Commitment: 1 hour a week for a minimum of 3 months (up to a year).
✅Nationality/Location: Ukrainian students who are living in Ukraine or left Ukraine recently due to the war. For security reasons, we are not able to work with students currently located in Russia, Belarus, or occupied Crimea.
Am I Eligible?
How Can I Start?
Please fill in our student application here.
We can only process a limited number of student applications every week. If the application is closed when you try to sign up, please try again the following Monday - we reopen applications every Monday morning.
ENGin Onboarding Process
Want to learn more about ENGin before signing up?
Attend one of our optional student info sessions on Zoom! It's your chance to connect with our team, dive deeper into what ENGin offers, and get your questions answered. Choose your Session: