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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: 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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Eastbourne School of English is a Centre of Excellence

Eastbourne School of English is a Centre of Excellence

        Eastbourne School of English is accredited by the British Council for the teaching of English as a foreign language. To obtain accreditation, the school must be inspected regularly and meet very strict criteria. The British Council last inspected and accredited Eastbourne School of English in June 2015. ESOE achieved 8 overall areas of strength, well above the average for BC schools of 3.6. You can read the full report here.  Ac... Read More
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ELC Brighton/ESOE first joint teachers’ conference

ELC Brighton/ESOE first joint teachers’ conference

51 teachers from ELC Brighton and Eastbourne School of English came together in Lewes in October for a workshop entitled Teaching with Mobile Devices presented by Gavin Dudeney, followed by dinner together. This was the first joint workshop held for teaching staff of both schools and is part of the broader technology strategy of the organisation that has seen a large investment in technology across the 2 schools. In addition to interactive whiteboards, both schools have been recently enhanced wi... Read More
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Test your English online!

Test your English online!

We are pleased to announce the arrival of our new online English test. The test is a perfect way to check your level of English before you arrive at the school. The test is comprised of 50 multiple choice questions that test your understanding of English and, at the end of the test, we give you a level from Beginner to Advanced or A1 to C2 on the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages).  Once you know your English level you can see which English courses are suitable for ... Read More
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So much more than an exam preparation group from Switzerland

So much more than an exam preparation group from Switzerland

In September 2013, a lovely group of students from Weinfelden in Switzerland came to Eastbourne School of English. They prepared for the FCE and BEC exams, they completed a video project about London and recorded their impressions on a brilliant blogspot entitled "Our Stay in Eastbourne 2013". Some highlights of the blogspot include: "So I had a good first impression about England, Eastbourne and my host family": More >> "The day started at 9 o'clock in the school. In spite of the exciting... Read More
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