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16/04/2014

At the beginning of this month, the annual meeting of the great and good in the English-teaching profession took place at the IATEFL conference in Harrogate, Yorkshire. The London School of English was represented by five members of staff who spoke on a wide range of topics. Those trainers will be sharing their ideas and thoughts on the blog in the coming weeks. In this week’s post, Andy reflects on his experiences in Harrogate.

Categories: Language and Learning, The London School of English, Learning Through Technology

Learn English in London

09/04/2014

The London School of English often uses the great city we are in as a classroom, with trips to various museums, galleries and areas of interest. In this week’s post, our trainer Mini tells us about her experience of a recent lesson with her Intensive General English class in Soho, one of London’s most exciting areas.

Categories: Foreign Travel, Language and Learning, Learning Through Technology, London

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From Brazinglish to English, part 2

10/03/2014

In the second part of our two-part blog on common Brazilian errors, Laura points out five more common errors that Brazilians often make. If you remember, Laura spent a week in Belo Horizonte teaching our International Business English course. You can read the first part of her post here. Read on for the second part.

Categories: Foreign Travel, General Language Talk, The London School of English, British Culture

From Brazinglish to English, part 1

10/03/2014

Earlier this year, Laura was fortunate enough to spend a week in Belo Horizonte in Brazil to teach our International Business Communication course. Not only was it Laura’s first time in Brazil but also in South America full stop, so you can imagine how excited she was! In the first of two blog posts, Laura shares some of her knowledge on the common errors that Brazilian English speakers make, otherwise known as Brazinglish.

Categories: British Culture, Foreign Travel, Language and Learning, The London School of English

Mini's afternoon lesson: International Food Day

10/03/2014

In this week’s post Mini, one of our newest trainers, tells us about a tasty lesson she served up to her class on our General English course. If you’re ready, then tuck in!

Categories: Language and Learning

Learning with Chocolate!

13/02/2014

Grammar, listening and vocabulary exercises are not the only ways to improve your English. Far from it! Chocolate can play its part too. In this week's post, one of our trainers Kate talks about her recent Young Business English course.

Categories: Course Specific Talk, Language and Learning, Learning Through Technology

What is LondonSchool Online?

20/01/2014

From this year, all students who study with us will get free access to the London School of English’s new online learning platform, LondonSchool Online. We spoke to our Development Manager, Andy Johnson, who is responsible for the platform.

Categories: Language and Learning, The London School of English

The Graham Norton Show

16/12/2013

Do you believe in luck? Today, one of our trainers, Mary will share a story about how her luck changed!

Categories: London, General Language Talk, British Culture

Running a Marathon

04/12/2013

A few weeks ago, on October 29th, Daragh ran the Dublin Marathon again. He did it last year - his first ever marathon -and whereas his main goal then was just to finish in one piece, this year his aim was to improve on his finishing time of 4 hours and 9 minutes – so you can imagine how thrilled he was to finish in 3:47.59- a 21-minute improvement on last year!

Categories: British Culture

An English Sub-Editor

The Mysterious Job of Sub-Editor

16/09/2013

I’d like to tell you about some mysterious people who have a huge effect on us all, but about whom we know very little: sub-editors.

Categories: News Stories

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