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Making the Most of Summer!: English Teacher Training Courses in the UK

Making the Most of Summer!: English Teacher Training Courses in the UK

  Connect with the place you have chosen to learn English  Brighton is a lovely place, with a special atmosphere. Our first recommendations is to explore the city fully itself. It’s incredible how much communication you can have on the streets, in the cafes, parks, galleries and museums of the city. You can learn English and plenty more outside of a classroom. The city is abundant with opportunities to talk to and meet people. The people of Brighton are famously welcoming to... Read More
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Preparing for a Cambridge FCE or CAE course in England

Preparing for a Cambridge FCE or CAE course in England

How should I prepare for my Cambridge FCE/CAE course before coming to England?   A Cambridge Exam course in the UK is rewarding, satisfying, challenging, hard work and fun, all at once. If you are keen to make the most of the course and pass the exam at the end of it, you can’t start early enough! We suggest you prepare by looking at the following things before you come to England. About the structure of the exam: Have a look at the Cambridge websites to learn about the content and sh... 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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How To Know If You Are Ready For An Advanced Business English Course

How To Know If You Are Ready For An Advanced Business English Course

English Courses In Brighton: From Business English To Advanced Business English Courses If you can read this article and understand all of it then potentially you’re ready for an advanced Business English Course! There is a lot of talk in the world of work about being able to “speak business English”, but the English courses available are all very different. In this article, we look at some of the definitions of business English and advanced business English. We also take a loo... 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 for international negotiations

English for international negotiations

English is the most widely used language for international trade, commerce and business. Although other languages such as Mandarin are becoming increasingly important, English is still the most widely used with around 2 billion speakers around the world. But to operate effectively in international business, it is also vital to have some understanding of how other cultures like to do business. For example, some nationalities such as Latin American and southern European li... Read More
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The best language school in Brighton

The best language school in Brighton

Which is the best language school in Brighton? Well, every language school says they are No 1 and it depends on your budget and what you are looking for. Perhaps the fairest thing to do is look at what independent inspection organisations say. In June 2015 the British Council inspected ELC Brighton and awarded it 12 out of a possible 15 areas of strength in the British Council inspection report - the top score for any language school in Brighton and placing it in the top... Read More
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Kuwaiti Day At ELC!

Learning English in the UK is more than just about learning the language. It is also about making friends from all over the world and learning about cultures.    On Thursday – two of our Kuwaiti students, a brother and sister, Haneen and Abdullah, brought a taste of Kuwait to ELC. They wanted to share with everyone a bit of Kuwaiti culture by inviting us to celebrate Kuwait’s National Day with them and our other Kuwaiti students. Fragrances of cardamom and saffron filled th... Read More
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ESOE Graham Smith IATEFL Scholarship winner 2015

ESOE Graham Smith IATEFL Scholarship winner 2015

Every year Eastbourne School of English provides the Graham Smith scholarship to help support an English teacher to attend the IATEFL Conference in the UK. The scholarship scheme was set up in the memory of Graham Smith, a much-loved teacher at the school. The 2015 winner of the scholarship was Pınar Yeni-Palabiyik from Turkey. Here she talks about the experience and what it meant to her:  IATEFL: MAKING DREAMS COME TRUE This report is a story of a novice language teacher wh... Read More
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