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Resources Outside School

Top 5 free resources to help your learning

If you are looking for some great free resources to help you improve your English outside of class, then you have plenty of choice. Youtube There is an incredible variety of YouTubers making content specifically for language learners, some with

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Top Five Things to Do in London during Pride Month

Pride Month has now officially begun. Every year, Pride Month is held throughout the entire month of June to commemorate the Stonewall Riots and raise awareness of the LGBTQIA+ community. Different organisations and companies around London host various events where

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British and American English

The differences between these two major varieties of English are small. The main difference between British English and American English is in vocabulary. Other differences include pronunciation and, to a lesser extent, grammar.  Vocabulary: Here are a number of common

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English Summer Programmes How to Choose

“Summertime is always the best of what might be” author Charles Bowden once said, and honestly, who can argue with that? Long, sunny days that feel like they’ll go on forever, the air filled with the buzz of adventure and

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How to improve your pronunciation

Have you ever watched Downton Abbey and thought to yourself, “I wish I spoke like Maggie Smith playing Violet Crawley”? Perhaps it’s not just me. Whether you’re diving into the world of Harry Potter, appreciating Shakespeare’s prose, or annually rewatching

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Should you get 1 to 1 English lessons

Learning English is a fun journey, but it often begins with a daunting challenge: navigating through an endless sea of apps, online courses, and self-proclaimed language gurus, each promising the fastest, most innovative method to master the English language. Cutting

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what to do in london this february

What’s there to do in London this February?

Whether you’re a local, a student at our English school, or just visiting, there’s an array of experiences waiting for you in this dynamic city. Let’s explore what London has in store for us this month. British Museum Exhibits. Explore world

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Best way to learn English

The best way to learn Business English

As English is now the current global lingua franca, it is the universal language of innovation, trade, and communication on a worldwide scale. Yes, English is becoming the standard language used by an increasing number of businesses worldwide for communication.

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Learn English with movies and TV shows

Learn English from watching movies and TV shows. As English is an official international language that is spoken globally, what is the most enjoyable way of learning? RM, from the K-pop BTS boy band, said in a recent interview that

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Why london is a great place to learn english

Why London is a Great Place to Learn English

London is one of the most popular destinations in the world for learning English as a second language.  As the capital of the United Kingdom, London offers a wealth of cultural experiences, educational opportunities, and diverse communities. In this article,

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My experience at Speak Up London

Introduction Voted Best city in the world for 7 consecutive years, London is a destination that attracts visitors from all around the world, whether for tourism or for a Cultural Exchange. During my last visit to London in February 2023,

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