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Is Learning English Your Biggest Challenge? These 7 Tips Will Help You

Is Learning English Your Biggest Challenge? These 7 Tips Will Help You

Is Learning English Your Biggest Challenge? These 7 Tips Will Help You When you start to learn English, it can be a challenge. However, there are some great ways for you to improve your language skills and learn about the culture of England and the UK at the same time. Whether you like movies, listening to music, or reading, we have lots of ideas for you of how you can learn English and have fun at the same time. Why is learning English important? English is the official language in a large numb... Read More
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The 3 reasons why executive English courses are bound to make a positive impact on your business

The 3 reasons why executive English courses are bound to make a positive impact on your business

Business English courses in England: what you need to know You are thinking about doing a business English course in England. So now you are asking yourself a question: Why? What will you get out of it? How exactly will this help you in your job? We list here the 3 most obvious reasons why doing a business English course in England will help you to do your job, and so help your business. English ability Obviously, doing a course at an English language school will improve your ability to use Engl... Read More
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What are the proven advantages of speaking English and being bilingual?

What are the proven advantages of speaking English and being bilingual?

What are the proven advantages of speaking English and being bilingual? We live in a global community where different cultures and languages blend together.  There are more than 6,500 languages around the world spoken by billions of people.  We can’t choose which one we are going to speak as our mother language, but we can decide which language we are going to speak as a second language.  Deciding to learn to speak English is the best choice as it is the most popular second... Read More
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English for beginners: Top Common mistakes when learning a new language

English for beginners: Top Common mistakes when learning a new language

Learning English as a Second Language: Mistakes to avoid Just starting out? You might be making mistakes that could make learning English as a second language even harder. Have a read through our top common mistakes when learning ESL (English as a second language) to ensure you’re not doing these things wrong! (Because no one wants a harder time, especially when learning English is no easy thing.) The biggest mistake people make is being too hard on themselves. It might make you less confi... Read More
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CLIL (Content and Language Integrated Learning): Expert Interview

CLIL (Content and Language Integrated Learning): Expert Interview

Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL): Definition.   First question: can you just tell me who you are and what you do? I’m Edward Russell and I’m the Head of Teacher Training at the English Language Centre in Brighton on the south-coast of England. And you teach on CLIL, what does that stand for? So CLIL is Content and Language Integrated Learning. This is a teacher training course for teachers of English and other subjects who might be transitioning from teaching in o... Read More
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Ten websites for improving your English online

Ten websites for improving your English online

Top 10 Websites for improving your English Online Many of our language students come to us to learn English not just because they want to but because it’s a smart thing to do. With English being one of the main languages in global economic use many businesses and individuals are turning to England and learning the language to improve their chances of being successful in their futures. But what do you do if you don’t have the time to join an English language course? What do you do if ... Read More
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English plus Watersports in Eastbourne

English plus Watersports in Eastbourne

At ELC Eastbourne, we are delighted to announce the launch of another new course in our range of English + leisure programmes. Available all year round from June 2016 (water conditions permitting of course!), General English plus Watersports is a course for anyone over 16. No previous experience is required!  In the morning's students study on the General English course in a multi-national class at their level. For 3 afternoon per week, students will have lessons in one or more sports of th... 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 ELC Eastbourne, 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 morning's 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 are tailore... 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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