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Archive for June, 2015

5 Essential Tips to Make Your FCE Exam a Breeze!

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There’s no doubt about it – exams can be pretty hard work! And it’s even tougher when you’ve got lots to remember. If you’re planning on taking the FCE exam, you’ll be tested on your written, spoken, listening and reading abilities in English – which means that you really need to make sure you’re on …

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Planning to Work Abroad? Here’s What You Should Expect

Working overseas can be a pretty amazing and life changing adventure, that will leave you with memories for a lifetime. Not to mention – it could completely transform your career path! But there are some really important things you should know about working in a different country, before you set off. Read on and discover …

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Is this yours or mine? Learning all about possessive pronouns!

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You’re probably already familiar with using regular pronouns – these are the words that are used to refer to a noun, in place of the proper name. A possessive pronoun takes this a bit further – by referring to a noun, and showing how other items or things relate to it. This means that you’re …

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For, Since and Ago – How to Talk About Time!

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When you’re talking or writing in English, describing the passage of time is going to be a common topic that’ll come up a lot. Whether you’re talking about a holiday you just went on, what qualifications you did, or something as simple as describing a recipe, they all need you to relate to time in …

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7 Popular English Idioms – and What They Really Mean!

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When you’re learning English, you’ll come across all kinds of common phrases and sayings that at first glance don’t appear to make much sense – but actually have a lot of meaning! So let’s take a look at some of the most popular idioms you might come across – and discover what they really mean… …

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Discover Cultures with Our Summer Special Courses

Each city has its own unique personality, flavour and culture – something you can only truly experience when you get to immerse yourself in it. And when you’re learning a new language, it’s so much more rewarding to experience the richness of the world behind the words! From the glorious style, creativity and fashion of …

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Make Your Summer Holidays Even More Special By Learning the Local Language!

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Summer holidays are almost here! And if you’re anything like us, you’re probably super excited to get away. Whether you’re relaxing on a beautiful beach somewhere, exploring lots of interesting culture in a city, or going on an adventure through beautiful natural scenery, you’ll want to have as brilliant as time as you possibly can. …

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Being in the present moment – how to choose the correct present tense

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Talking about the present should be pretty easy, you might think. All you have to do is use the present tense, right? Not quite! There are actually a few different ways of talking about the present, which all have slightly different meanings. And of course, that means using a different tense each time, too! So …

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Doing the FCE Exam? Check Out These 5 Last Minute Exam Tips!

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Doing the FCE? While you’ve probably been hard at work preparing for your FCE exam recently, it’s natural to have some last minute nerves! Before you start panicking, we’ve got some really useful last minute tips to make sure your exam is a real breeze. Make sure you know what to expect Those last minute …

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