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Over 50’s English Courses: Everything You Need to Know

Over 50’s English Courses: Everything You Need to Know

Over 50s English Courses: Everything You Need to Know ELC Eastbourne offers the best English courses for 50-plus students with its special packages in the spring and autumn. Not only do you get to experience a vibrant and cultured town by the sea, but you also get the opportunity to learn English with like-minded people and discover England with your new friends. Let’s look at why ELC Eastbourne is the prime location for over 50s English courses. Learning English in Eastbourne, the perfect... Read More
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Will English Stop Being the Top Business Language in a Post-Brexit Europe?

Will English Stop Being the Top Business Language in a Post-Brexit Europe?

In May 2017, the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, made a speech in Florence, Italy, which started in English and then switched to French. He said in English, “Slowly but surely, English is losing importance in Europe,” before switching to French, continuing, “I would like them to understand what I am saying about Europe and nations.” His stunt drew applause from the audience and attacks from the British Press, as well as drawing attention to an i... Read More
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English Courses in England for Over 50s

English Courses in England for Over 50s

English Courses in England for 50+ English courses for over 50s are an increasingly popular choice for those looking to learn English and gain language confidence while learning about local culture. We look at the example of Eastbourne on the south coast of England. It’s one of the most popular places for over 50s to learn and the perfect place to explore because of the beautiful Sussex countryside, villages, castles and gardens. Am I too Old to Learn English? Absolutely not! You’re ... Read More
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New website for Eastbourne School of English & ELC Brighton

New website for Eastbourne School of English & ELC Brighton

While we have been celebrating Eastbourne School of English’s 80th birthday with a 1930s themed party, we have also been working hard on the new ESOE website which has just gone live and shows we are not resting on our laurels! The new site has a fresh design and much greater functionality including features such as Live Chat and an advanced bookings system. It also reinforces the link with our partner school ELC Brighton which also has a new site – you may notice some similarities. ... Read More
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Eastbourne School of English 80th birthday celebrations!

Eastbourne School of English 80th birthday celebrations!

On Saturday 30 April 2016, Eastbourne School of English had a party to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the founding of the school. Staff and students from the school welcomed the Worshipful the Mayor of Eastbourne, Councillor Janet Coles, the Member of Parliament for Eastbourne, Caroline Ansell, host families, friends, local partners, members of the board and management of The English Language Centre and former staff. The school was established in the summer of 1936 by Miss Frances B... Read More
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English plus Horse Riding in Eastbourne

English plus Horse Riding in Eastbourne

At Eastbourne School of English, we are delighted to announce the launch of a new course to complement our existing English + leisure programmes. Available all year round from May 2016, General English plus Horse Riding is a course for anyone over 16. No previous experience is required!  In the mornings students study on the General English course in a multi-national class at their level. For 3 afternoon per week students will have horse-riding lessons led by an experienced trainer. Lessons... Read More
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Interviews with the team: Jay talks to us about English food

Interviews with the team: Jay talks to us about English food

Jay Sokolova, Accommodation & Welfare Officer at ESOE, is originally from Latvia but has been living in Eastbourne for 8 years. Jay talks to us about English food: "When I first came to the UK I didn’t know much about English food. I originally come from Latvia, a country where we eat a lot of soups, salads, smoked meat and fish. There is also a wide selection of cheese, bread and cakes. Our first trip to the supermarket was interesting! Even though I couldn’t find the foods I am... Read More
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Testimonial from Swiss French student, Isabel

Testimonial from Swiss French student, Isabel

Testimonial from Swiss French student, Isabel "Prenez votre courage à deux mains et osez partir à l’étranger apprendre une autre langue. C’est un choix que vous ne regretterez pas et vous vous en souviendrez toute votre vie. Je suis partie 6 mois à Eastbourne où j’ai vécu une expérience inoubliable. C'est une petite ville calme mais à la fois formidable. Il y a plein de petits bars, des discothèques, et un magnifiqu... Read More
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Interviews with the team: Keren talks to us about being a homestay provider

Interviews with the team: Keren talks to us about being a homestay provider

Keren works as administration assistant here at Eastbourne School of English. She is often one of the first people that students meet when they arrive at the school, and she is in charge of organising our Fifty Plus social programmes. Keren is also a host mum and talks about why she enjoys the experience. "I love being a host mum and we have been a host family for 7 years. I feel it is one of the most rewarding jobs you can do for yourself, your family and the students. I certainly don’t d... Read More
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80 weeks of scholarships for 80 years

80 weeks of scholarships for 80 years

This year Eastbourne School of English is celebrating its 80th anniversary. The school was established in the summer of 1936 by Miss Frances Batchelor who had the dream of encouraging young people to learn the English language and to build friendships between the nations of the world. It became a not-for-profit educational charity in 1966 to ensure that her dream could continue, and to be a champion for the highest standards in English language teaching. Today Eastbourne School of English is sti... Read More
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