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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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IELTS Preparation Tips And Tricks For The Listening Test

IELTS Preparation Tips And Tricks For The Listening Test

IELTS Preparation Courses in Brighton The IELTS test assesses your English language ability in all 4 skills – listening, reading, writing and speaking. There are 2 types of IELTS test – IELTS Academic and IELTS General training. Typically students wishing to study at a UK university at undergraduate or post-graduate level will require IELTS Academic and so most language schools in the UK offer this training.  Simon is back again with final instalment of IELTS tips. This time we ... Read More
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The 3 reasons why executive English courses are bound to make a positive impact on your business

The 3 reasons why executive English courses are bound to make a positive impact on your business

Business English courses in England: what you need to know You are thinking about doing a business English course in England. So now you are asking yourself a question: Why? What will you get out of it? How exactly will this help you in your job? We list here the 3 most obvious reasons why doing a business English course in England will help you to do your job, and so help your business. English ability Obviously, doing a course at an English language school will improve your ability to use Engl... 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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Top TEN websites for studying English

Top TEN websites for studying English

The internet is full of websites for studying English but which ones are the most useful? Janice, Assistant Academic Director at ELC Brighton, lists her Top 10 sites to help you practise and improve your English. 1.  http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish This site focuses on presenting authentic and up-to-date current affairs, with vocabulary support and quizzes to check your understanding and help you to read newspapers and watch the news on TV. Lower Intermediate (CEFR B1) to Advanced (CE... Read More
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Using the internet to help you learn English

Blogs, news sites and video resources – Your English reading skills, vocabulary and grammar can be improved greatly by just keeping up with the latest news in English. You can also learn more about English culture!  ELC Blog – This is a great place to keep up with news from the school and you can also find many interesting posts related to studying English and England in general!  BBC news – Keeping up to date with the news is a very good habit, so why not push yours... Read More
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Student Testimonial: Thai sponsored students

Student Testimonial: Thai sponsored students

We recently had a group of Thai government-sponsored students studying with us with the aim of getting the IELTS score they needed to go on to study at a UK university. They were originally scheduled to study with us for 32 weeks but all of them achieved the IELTS score they needed, or higher, within 27 weeks.   In the video below we talked to them about their experiences at ELC Brighton. They all seemed to greatly enjoy their time here and it was a pleasure to have them! In the video you c... Read More
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