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Student Testimonial: Ateah from Saudi Arabia

Student Testimonial: Ateah from Saudi Arabia

Ateah came to ELC Brighton as an almost complete beginner and left at an advanced (C1) level. On his last day at ELC he comemnted about his experience.  "I have been living in Brighton for quite some time of my life. I lived all that details - sweet and bitter. Despite a lot of difficulties and hardships, I overcame them by the praise of Allah and they went like a glimpse of an eye. When I came to England, there was nothing in my linguistic possession. Although I brought some Engl... Read More
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Sanad's experience in Brighton

Sanad's experience in Brighton

Our student Sanad Hemme, has this to say about his experience here as a student: "I can't believe that it's my last day in Brighton, especially at The English Language Centre (ELC Brighton)!  I had a bad impression about how British people deal with Arabic people before I came to the UK and it's completely not true. I found the people who work there to be like my family and I want to explain to my friends in my country how staff at ELC took care of me and every nationality.  For e... Read More
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Grettel's Brighton Experience

Grettel's Brighton Experience

"Then I had so many grey days that I got to like them." Grettel Tovar, one of our Colombian students, who was studying here at ELC for six months, had these very touching and inspiring words to say about her experience here in Brighton and at ELC: "It is incredible how one place that is not yours can become your home! This is my last day in Brighton and I am looking forward to going back to Colombia, but I feel nostalgia, because I have had such a wonderful time here. I have met incredible peopl... Read More
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Student Testimonial: German teacher

Student Testimonial: German teacher

  At ELC we train something like 300 teachers from all over the world every year on our courses for overseas teachers. We offer a wide variety of teachers courses that aim to provide teachers with new ideas and techniques that they can use back in their classrooms, as well as providing opportunties to develop their understanding of British culture and practise their English. We have been welcoming groups from Sachsen-Anhalt for many years and during a recent course we got the chance to ca... Read More
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SYP Student Testimonial: Ricardo from Colombia

SYP Student Testimonial: Ricardo from Colombia

Ricardo is from Colombia and began the Study Year Programme (SYP) in May 2013. He will leave us at the end of February 2014. He took the time to have a chat with us and we asked him about his motivation for coming to the UK for a long-term English language course. We asked him why he chose to study English in Eastbourne. Ricardo explained that he has been working hard in Colombia to support his family for over 20 years. After talking it over with his wife, he decided he would take a year out fro... Read More
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Student testimonial: Study Year Programme students from Taiwan

Student testimonial: Study Year Programme students from Taiwan

Lai Wei Jen and Chen Kuang–Tse are two Taiwanese students who are currently studying on our Study Year Programme. They have been here for 3 months and will leave in 9 months’ time. Their reason for choosing this programme is to improve their English so that they are able to enrol at universities in Brighton and London next September! So far they have been studying General English and have recently started an IELTS course in order to achieve the scores that they require. In ... Read More
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Student Testimonial: Allen

Student Testimonial: Allen

    Junfei Guo (“Allen”), aged 23 from China, took our Study Year Programme (SYP) for 10 months which enabled him to achieve a score of 8 in IELTS and a pass in his CAE exam. As well as including the cost of two external exams, the SYP has many benefits for long-term students like Allen. Allen had monthly academic progress meetings with his tutor and was able to switch between different general English and exam preparation courses during his stay. He has recen... Read More
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Finnish group testimonial

Finnish group testimonial

Last week at Eastbourne School of English we hosted a group from Vantaa in Finland, they studied on a General English course for a week and the group was led by Elina who is the principal at the local adult education centre in Vantaa. Elina explained that the main motive for their visit was so that students could immerse themselves in the British culture and have the opportunity to really leave their comfort zones and gain invaluable experience of communicating in English on a daily basis. Overa... Read More
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Student Testimonial: Thai sponsored students

Student Testimonial: Thai sponsored students

We recently had a group of Thai government-sponsored students studying with us with the aim of getting the IELTS score they needed to go on to study at a UK university. They were originally scheduled to study with us for 32 weeks but all of them achieved the IELTS score they needed, or higher, within 27 weeks.   In the video below we talked to them about their experiences at ELC Brighton. They all seemed to greatly enjoy their time here and it was a pleasure to have them! In the video you c... Read More
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Argentinian Teachers' Group Organiser's experience at ELC

Argentinian Teachers' Group Organiser's experience at ELC

Gabriela Ardito from Argentina has been bringing groups of students to the UK for English language courses for over 20 years. In July 2013, for the first time, Gaby brought a group of teachers to The English Language Centre, Brighton, for a 2-week teacher methodology course that was designed and taught by the Head of Teacher Training, Alex Thorp. In addition to the methodology classes, Gaby organised an action-packed programme of visits including London, Oxford, Bath & Stonehenge, Madri... Read More
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