It is easy to get caught up in the basics of preparing for a trip away from home, like packing the usual items such as clothes, shoes, toiletries, and other day-to-day necessities. Although these are important, it is just as prudent to be prepared for the interactions you will be engaging in while there. The purpose of an immersion course is to place yourself into the native environment of the language you will be learning. So while you may think that simply living in the country of the language is sufficient enough, it is actually best to learn as much as you can prior to arriving. Here are a few tips on how to get a jump on your education. Continue reading
One of the course options we offer is the English and Cycling Immersion course. Here is your chance to ride the amazing terrain of the Yorkshire National Parks and experience the beautiful outdoors in England. Among the many cycling adventures on which you could embark, your main focus would be the first rate English training that we have to offer. Immerse yourself in learning the English language and enjoy going on many bike rides in between. Trust us, you will not only be learning, you will be making life-long memories on your exciting cycling adventures. Continue reading
One of the courses we have done is an English and Walking Immersion class. We are located right in the beautiful heart of the Yorkshire countryside, which gives a great location to learn English while taking in the astonishing countryside views. Walking, enjoying the scenery and good camaraderie is a perfect way to immerse yourself in the language and surroundings and make sure that you really improve your English skills. Continue reading
You may think you have what it takes to successfully pass your IELTS exam without any extra help. But, the Reading and Writing sections of the test tend to be the two areas people find the most challenging, which is why I’ve created a course that focuses JUST on this. Continue reading
Learning a new language takes years of practice and dedication. Often, even with all of the hours and effort, you will find that there are certain aspects that cannot be learned from a textbook or even an audio recording. Language is fluid and ever evolving, and is heavily influenced by the culture and societal norms. Ask any linguist or language teacher about the best way to become fluent in a language and they will all give the same answer—immersion. Continue reading
As the global market grows, it also continues to connect various people from all around the world. In order to be competitive in the international economy, it is vital that you be able to communicate effectively. From verbal negotiations to written contracts, you need a comprehensive understanding of what is being offered and accepted. As the economic dependency between developing countries continues to combine, the languages between varying cultures must also find a common ground. While dialects such as Arabic and Mandarin make their way into the ever growing international business market, English remains the world’s most dominant form of communication—with a strong 1.5 billion speakers to date. This fact makes knowing English all the more important. Continue reading
What if you could spend a few days hanging out with me here in the Yorkshire countryside studying together and really digging deep into IELTS while you and I work together on dramatically changing your IELTS level in every part of the test?
What would we work on first…
- Improving your IELTS Reading?
- Getting better vocabulary in your writing and speaking?
- Improving your Task 1?
If you’re a young, avid golfer, golfing your way through the Yorkshire countryside may be the ideal way to advance your use and understanding of the English language. Learning a new language can be challenging, but the best way to easily and comfortably immerse yourself in a dialect that’s different from your own is through activities that interest you. Combining language learning and your favorite hobby will make freshly acquired English terms and phrases easier to process and retain and allow you to use your English in a more natural, informal manner outside of a structured learning curriculum. Continue reading
Steve Jobs said it best “the only way to do great work is to love what you do.” This is an excellent way to approach teaching teenagers. If we as teachers can help them to stay motivated, it will make learning English a more pleasant experience. The motivation would have to come from somewhere deeper than external factors such as higher exam results and better job prospects. Intrinsic motivation is the key to making sure your students stay motivated. Intrinsic motivation is defined as performing an action or behavior because you enjoy the activity itself. Continue reading
Is your family interested in learning or improving on your English language skills together? Do you enjoy travelling to new places and truly experiencing the full-effect of life there? Then our Family Course may be perfect for you! Continue reading