Ten Ideas for Learning Vocabulary Outside Class

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When learning new vocabulary, it is a good idea to keep a good record of new words from lessons. If you are at one of our schools, teachers will help you […]

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Valentine’s Day: Vocabulary

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It is that time of year where we give flowers, chocolates or cards of affection to particular people which could only mean that it is Valentine’s Day. It is such a wonderful […]

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Five Essential Words/Expressions about British Winters

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As we are in the middle of winter, with snow storms in America and in parts of Asia, it seems appropriate to write about vocabulary related to this topic. It can be cold in the UK but what other words can we use to describe our weather? Hopefully you will learn some new words as we look at 5 expressions you could use when speaking with friends in English about the Winter.

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Christmas in the UK: Vocabulary

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It is that time of year in the UK where everyone starts to get into the spirit of Christmas. And what better way to learn more about Christmas in the […]

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Shopping and Black Friday

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In our last post, we looked at the differences between UK and American English. In this post we will look at an interesting event which started in America but now is an annual event in the UK as well: Black Friday.

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British and American English

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In our last post, we looked at the culture of Halloween in the UK and some language. One thing that is clear is that this traditional event is very popular in the USA and many people make such a big effort when preparing for Halloween in America. You just need to watch ET and you will see how the kids prepared for Halloween. In the UK, it is not as popular as the USA. In fact, there are a lot of differences between the UK and USA with many of the differences being the language. This blog post looks at the differences between British and American English with different names for the same thing.

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Halloween 2015: Vocabulary

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It seems that the end of the year is fast approaching and one thing that is celebrated in the UK every 31 October is Halloween. This is a special occasion where people – both young and old – dress up in scary costumes. To get you in the spirit of Halloween, we are going to look at some vocabulary and phrases. Be sure to use them!

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Autumn Vocabulary

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As Autumn is now upon us, and it being Wednesday, we are going to learn some new vocabulary about this lovely season. Before we start though, Autumn is named differently […]

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Homestay Provider Interview: Christine McMahon

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One of the advantages of studying at LTC is that you have the chance to live in an English-speaking homestay, experience the culture of England and have an opportunity to […]

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International Talk Like A Pirate Day

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If you didn’t know, 19th September each year is a special event – it is “International Talk Like A Pirate Day”. We have some phrases to help should you wish […]

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