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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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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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Student Perspective: Top UK destinations to visit

Student Perspective: Top UK destinations to visit

International students studying in the UK are very fortunate to have access to a multitude of great places that they can visit during their stay. This is especially true for our students at ELC Brighton who are lucky enough to in close proximity to many fabulous towns, cities and attraction. At our weekly conversation club we took the chance to find out the places our students like the most! The capital city in England is London and it is no surprise that two of the students we spoke to chose Lo... Read More
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Student perspective: life in England

Moving to a new country to learn the language is a daunting experience. One of the most difficult aspects is the difference in the culture from one’s home country. Students sometimes have some expectations in their mind before arriving but can sometimes be pleasantly surprised by the culture in England. At ELC Brighton, we run a weekly Conversation Club as part of our social programme and this week we took the time to discuss this with students and learn about their experiences of life in ... Read More
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Must see British films

Watching British films can be both very entertaining and useful for improving your listening and comprehension skills! We asked some ELC staff to give us there top British films: Peter Tamkin (Academic Director) – Trainspotting “It has a great cast (Ewan Macgregor, Robert Carlyle), is directed by Danny Boyle (who was responsible for the opening ceremony at the London Olympics) and has a great philosophy: ‘Choose Life’!” Simon Cummings (Assistant Academic Director) -... Read More
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St. Jude storm hits Brighton and the UK

St. Jude storm hits Brighton and the UK

The recent storm, nicknamed St Jude is said to be the worst storm to hit the UK in decades. News broadcasters all over the country warned of catastrophic winds of around 90 miles per hour which were set to hit at the Monday rush hour, bringing transport to a halt and leaving thousands of commuters unable to travel. However not everyone shared the same panic, on the Twittersphere the news of the storm was met with widespread scepticism, with most users writing off the possibility of a proper stor... Read More
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