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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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Student Testimonial: Ateah from Saudi Arabia

Student Testimonial: Ateah from Saudi Arabia

Ateah came to ELC Brighton as an almost complete beginner and left at an advanced (C1) level. On his last day at ELC he comemnted about his experience.  "I have been living in Brighton for quite some time of my life. I lived all that details - sweet and bitter. Despite a lot of difficulties and hardships, I overcame them by the praise of Allah and they went like a glimpse of an eye. When I came to England, there was nothing in my linguistic possession. Although I brought some Engl... 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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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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Testimonial from Swiss French student, Gwendoline

Testimonial from Swiss French student, Gwendoline

Testimonial from Gwendoline Mon séjour linguistique à Eastbourne se passe à merveille. J'aime beaucoup la ville qui est très jolie et plutôt calme. De plus il y a beaucoup d'autres endroits à visiter qui ne sont pas loin et très jolis. L'école est très chaleureuse, accueillante et attentive envers ses élèves. Les professeurs sont à la fois professionnels et très sympathiques ce qui motive à apprendre... Read More
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