This September many of our former students will be starting university in the UK. Akiko Ferris, our Marketing Manager, spoke to Rosie Ganne, our University Relations Manager, to share her experience of studying as an international student at a British university.
Categories: The London School of English
This year I’ve spent a lot of time hanging out on MOOCs – that’s Massive Open Online Courses, on which thousands of students worldwide can enrol. I think if you’re a higher level learner, or thinking of going to university in an English-speaking country, these can really help your listening skills, plus you’ll learn something interesting along the way. Read on to find out what to do!
So, you've doubtless seen a lot of American TV shows. They are so well known. Friends, The Simpsons, The Big Bang Theory; the list goes on and on. However, what you be a touch less familiar with is British TV. So, I thought it might be useful to give you some information about some of the best (and best known) shows from the UK.
In April the vast modern BT Convention Centre in Liverpool hosted the annual IATEFL conference, a gathering of English language teaching professionals from all over the world. With views of the River Mersey and the renovated Albert Docks, the location was excellent as were many of the plenary sessions, workshops and talks. The event lasted for five days and touched on many aspects of what is now a global industry.
I’ve been an avid runner for many years, completing marathons and half-marathons, 10km and 5km races. I try to run regularly, even when I’m away from home or on holiday. I love the feeling I get from running and the camaraderie among the runners in the big events. So when I heard about a fun run that had been organised especially for language schools, I had to get involved.
Last week the annual IATEFL conference took place in Liverpool. Several trainers from the London School of English participated in the event and over the coming days and weeks we’ll each be giving our impressions of the conference and the city.
Categories: Language and Learning
This post is written by guest blogger and English Language Trainer Michael Brooman.
In the process of study it can be easy to overlook the real reason for learning a second language and the purpose of language itself. Unless they intend to become a linguist or grammarian, people primarily learn English to improve their ability to communicate.
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