Sir Evelyn Wrench: Building Bridges Through Words and Understanding

Sir Evelyn Wrench, a name synonymous with Anglo-American relations and international understanding, was a man of boundless energy and unwavering vision. Born in 1882 in rural Ireland, his life was a tapestry woven with threads of journalism, diplomacy, and a fervent belief in the power of shared language and culture. Here, we’ll delve into the …

The English-Speaking Union: Bridging Cultures Through Language

Language, a powerful tool that transcends borders and connects individuals from diverse backgrounds, has played a pivotal role in shaping global communication. The English-Speaking Union (ESU), a non-profit organisation founded in the aftermath of World War I, stands as a testament to the belief that effective communication in the English language can foster understanding and …

Our Mission

The English-Speaking Union believes every child should be able to make their voice heard. We believe that the ability to progress and to thrive in life relies on oracy – speaking and listening – skills, which are not currently a prominent part of the school curriculum. Our debate, public speaking and cultural exchange programmes help …

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About Us

The Australian English-Speaking Union (AESU) is the federation of state branches in Australia and an affiliate of the English-Speaking Union based in London.

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