How do students progress if they share the same native language?

Multi-lingual Group Most students would prefer not to have speakers of the same language in their class or group and this is perfectly understandable. This is even more

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Introducing English literature on Teenage Courses

Introducing literature When I began teaching English eons ago it was the norm to include things like British culture and English literature at certain levels. Indeed both the

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English Courses for Juniors and Teens – Reassuring Parents

Playing on the beach – a great afternoon outing I have 4 daughters and know what it feels like that first time your children go away from home

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English Courses for Families – Case Study

Mara and Roberto Bianchi wanted to improve their English fluency. Both had need of English in their jobs and spoke well but felt that there was room for

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So, what’s so special about Yorkshire?

Yorkshire Dales When thinking about visiting a country it’s quite natural to be drawn to the places that are most famous. The capital city or certain landmarks –

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English language courses – Don’t confuse quantity with quality

quality or quantity? A question I often get asked is ‘How much or How many’. How many hours will we study per day? How many trips will there

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IELTS Intensive Workshop – A sure-fire way to get band 7 and 8

IELTS Success I really enjoy working with IELTS students especially those who need very high bands such as 7 or 8 in every part of the test. For

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Why English and Golf Work so Well Together

Being interested in golf is something of a pre-requisite for choosing this course (having said that it is possible to add golf lessons in lieu of golf games)

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Making sure teenage students are learning AND having fun!

Party Time! I have 4 children and since they were very small they have wanted to have birthday parties. Birthday parties can be a nightmare and I honestly

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Managing different language levels in small groups

I wanted to write something about this conundrum as it is a question that I very frequently get asked and it also seems to concern many parents especially

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