Why not try something different this summer and join a summer school programme? These programmes are designed with youngsters in mind and are meant to stimulate and unleash their learning potential in an exciting and safe environment. Learning is one of the primary objectives and children will be able to learn through different activities. In […]
The summer season is a great time to have fun, meet new people and experience new things. Many students use this opportunity to fine tune their hobbies and pursue what they’re passionate about. That’s why attending football academies have become so popular over the school summer break amongst sports fanatics. You’re able to learn more about the game and improve your skills in an upbeat environment while befriending like minded youngsters.
Have you ever wanted to have a Summer Job, enjoy the summer weather and learn a new skill? Perhaps you are hoping to improve your English language in a fun and stimulating environment. Maybe you like the idea of looking after enthusiastic foreign students and having fun with them as well as helping them with their English.
Correct pronunciation can be a real struggle when starting to learn the English language for the first time. Some nationalities find it more difficult than others purely because their tongue is not trained to create certain sounds. How can we improve it? The most effective way is practice!
The first recorded date of Christmas being celebrated was in 336, during the time of the Roman Emperor Constantine. Not long after, Pope Julius I declared that the birth of Jesus was to be celebrated on the 25th December; from then on Christmas has always been celebrated on the 25th. On the 25th December, it is […]
If you are lucky enough to be enjoying a traditional Christmas dinner this year then you will certainly be expecting to pull a cracker, a Christmas Cracker that is. These colourful accessories on the family table are enjoyed by everyone and no Christmas will ever be the same without one. A beautiful metallic wrapped cardboard tube that compliments this traditional meal, but why do we pull one, where have they come from and what’s the meaning behind this?
The Christmas (or Xmas) Pudding originated in the 14th Century, but not as we know it today. It was originally called ‘Frumenty’ and was made of beef and mutton, then mixed with fruit and it looked more like a soup than a Christmas pudding. It was eaten as a fasting meal, prior to the Christmas festivities.
British Humour is unique and can seem baffling at first. The key is not to take yourself too seriously. Understanding British humour is not to take yourself too seriously, make light of your failures and flaws, clumsiness and embarrassing moments. The British are good at teasing and taking the piss, out of themselves and others. […]