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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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ESOE is excellent 41 times

ESOE is excellent 41 times

Eastbourne School of English is celebrating its 80th year this year. One of the reasons ESOE has been able to reach such an important milestone is that throughout its history it has continually focused on delivering high quality courses and excellent teaching. Following on from its very successful British Council inspection in June 2015 in which the school achieved 8 overall areas of strength (compared with a UK schools average of 3.6), in May 2016 Eastbourne School of English together with... 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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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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Meet the Team: Jenna, Social Activities Organiser

Meet the Team: Jenna, Social Activities Organiser

How long have you worked at ELC? I have been at ELC since June 2014 – so nearly two years! What does your job involve? My job as the social programme organiser means I design, plan and run the social programme for students to enhance their stay here in Brighton and help them to meet new people and try new things whilst improving their English at the same time! I do tours of London, Brighton, Oxford, Cambridge, Harry Potter Studios, we visit the London musicals and I create a different pr... Read More
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Interviews with the team: we talk to Luke, our new Social Organiser

Interviews with the team: we talk to Luke, our new Social Organiser

Luke is the new social organiser at ESOE, he started a few weeks ago and the students love him! Here's what we found out: So Luke, what qualities do you have to be a good social organiser here at ESOE? I’m an extremely social person which makes me perfect for the job! I’m always positive and love doing all sorts of activities which means there will always be great variety in the ESOE social programme. What would you say is your biggest achievement to-date? Well in 2010, five of my f... 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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Meet the team: Andrea, Accommodation Officer

Andrea, Accommodation & Welfare Officer at ELC Brighton, is originally from the United States but has lived in England for many years. Here, she talks about some of the differences she noticed when she first came to the UK. I was born and raised in the Midwest of America.  When I was 20yrs old (in my second year of University) I decided to study abroad for six months and live with a host family.  I chose England because I was fascinated by London as a city and was listening to a lo... Read More
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Interviews with the team: Maxine talks to us about Eastbourne and Sussex

Interviews with the team: Maxine talks to us about Eastbourne and Sussex

Maxine is Administration Assistant at ESOE and is very often the first person that people have contact with as she deals with bookings and registration. “I was born and bred in sunny Cape Town, South Africa. My family and I moved to England 7 years ago. It was a big change moving from South Africa but we chose the sunshine coast of England: Eastbourne Eastbourne is a lovely coastal town situated in the South of England. I find it a very safe town and I feel a much greater security than in ... 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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