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What Lady Gaga can teach you about learning English as a Second Language

What Lady Gaga can teach you about learning English as a Second Language

What Lady Gaga Can Teach You About Learning English As A Second Language   Lady Gaga, the amazing American singer, songwriter and actress, has been described as a “post-modern diva” who combines elements of Madonna, David Bowie and Freddie Mercury. Now that’s a pretty impressive description!  But we think Lady Gaga can also teach you something important about learning English as a second language and speaking it whilst you’re in England.   Perfect Illusion ... Read More
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A perfect Sunday walk around Brighton - Artists Open Houses

A perfect Sunday walk around Brighton - Artists Open Houses

There is never a bad time to visit beautiful Brighton as there is always so much going on throughout the year but May is a particularly good time to visit brilliant Brighton. In May, spring has arrived with flowers and blossoms in full colour, days are longer with sunset after 8.30 pm and Brighton festival with all its various parts take place throughout the city throughout May.  All in all it is a great month to take an English language course in Brighton... 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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Brighton festival - the biggest arts festival in England celebrates 50th birthday in 2016

Brighton festival - the biggest arts festival in England celebrates 50th birthday in 2016

You have probably heard of the Edinburgh Festival that takes places every August in the Scottish capital but did you know that the largest arts festival in England, and one of the biggest in the world, happens every May in Brighton? And 2016 is a special year for the Brighton Festival as it celebrates its 50th year.   Throughout the month of May, across the city of Brighton & Hove, you can find a celebration of all things creative from the worlds of art, theatre, music, dance,... Read More
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Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution Day at ELC

This year, ELC got involved with supporting Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution Day 2015 by organising a cooking lesson for our students.    Food Revolution Day Food Revolution Day, on the 15th May 2015, is a global day of action to put food education back on the school curriculum. Jamie Oliver, celebrity chef, passionately believes that by educating people about food in a fun and engaging way, we can equip them with the basic skills they need to lead healthier, happier lives, for themselv... Read More
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Brighton's Rebellious, Untamed Nature - Just Part of it's Huge Appeal

Do or be whatever you like in Brighton Sussex has a reputation for independence of thought, an admiration of the independence of others, toleration of others and an aversion to being pushed around or told what to do. The unofficial Sussex motto is “we wunt be druv” – in Sussex dialect which was once spoken in the Sussex area, translates in English to ‘We won’t be driven’ and is still used by the Sussex Bonfire Societies today. How does Brighton and Hove live b... Read More
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Red Nose Day 2015!

Red Nose Day 2015!

As ELC is itself a charity, we jumped at the chance to get everyone in the school involved in raising some money for Comic Relief, a British charity funded in 1985 in response to famine in Ethiopia. The charity states that its aim is to "bring about positive and lasting change in the lives of poor and disadvantaged people, which we believe requires investing in work that addresses people's immediate needs as well as tackling the root causes of poverty and injustice" - Wikipedia Red Nose Day... Read More
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International Food in Brighton

“A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions” – Oliver Wendell Holmes, J.R     You join the back of a long queue of people, hungrily anticipating their lunch. It’s cold. They’re waiting for the warm arepa, to bite into it and feel that happiness as their teeth sink into the cheesy beans, that satisfaction as the succulent meat in its spicy sauce fills their mouth with amazing flavours. It’s 1pm on a ... Read More
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The Mrs. Hoover show

The Mrs. Hoover show

Mrs Hoover, Brighton’s leading landlady, regularly gives us the honour of sharing some of the wisdom she has gained over 40 years of hosting international students. One of the most popular shows on our social programme, with seats regularly selling out, The Mrs Hoover Show is an extremely entertaining comedy show about a British host mother. The show including a lot of information about British culture, including instructions on how to have Tea and biscuits with a British host mother as we... 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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