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Hilderstone College to re-open after lockdown

We are excited to announce that we will be re-opening the College for face-to-face courses from 7th September! We wish to assure everyone that precautions will be put in place to help protect the health and safety of all students and staff.  We will be sending guidance notes to all our students when they enrol.    It is possible the student […]

I WISH……

One of our online students, Beyza from Turkey, has written her ‘wishlist’ as an English project. Here it is! Do you share some of Beyza’s wishes? I wish I was in Lake Louise. I would like to be alone and I would listen to the music I love. Maybe I would read poetry/poems. I wish […]

FORMER STUDENT HAS BOOK SUCCESS

We are very proud that one of our former students, Dr. Zahra Tavassoli Zea, has published her first book, ‘Balzac Reframed: The Classical and Modern Faces of Éric Rohmer and Jacques Rivette’. Zahra studied here in 2011 and later obtained a PhD in History and Philosophy of Art from the University of Kent in Canterbury. […]

ONLINE COURSES ARE A BIG SUCCESS!

Our Online English classes are well under way at Hilderstone College, and the feedback is fantastic! Here are some comments from a recent group from Russia: ‘It was a fantastic experience.’ ‘The teachers are so reliable, cheerful and very experienced.’ ”Our lessons were very interesting and informative.’ ‘Everything is clear and accessible.’ ‘The material is […]

OUR WONDERFUL HOME, THE ISLE OF THANET – visitor numbers are going up yet again!

New figures published by Thanet District Council and Visit Kent show that the number of visitors to our beautiful region is continuing to rise. With the fast train from London taking as little as 80 minutes, it’s easier than ever to get here for a holiday, weekend trip or even just for the day. Visitors […]

PHRASE OF THE WEEK: ‘kick yourself’

25th March 2020 If you are kicking yourself, it means you are disappointed or angry with yourself. Chantal: “Why didn’t you enter the competition? I’m sure you would have won!”Nigel: “I know, I’m kicking myself now because I’m much better than the person who won it. I would have won £5,000!” #HilderstoneExperience #hilderstonphraseoftheweek

ONLINE ENGLISH CLASSES AND COURSES

Studying English abroad might be a problem right now, but don’t despair – Hilderstone is online! You can benefit from English language learning from your home or office over the internet with a Hilderstone teacher. Classes can be arranged for small groups or individuals. How does it work? Online level evaluation and needs analysis to […]

Temporary closure

Following the UK Government’s announcement of school closures and in line with English UK advice, Hilderstone College will essentially close from tomorrow until further notice. At this difficult time, we are assisting all our current students with their arrangements to return home, and we are looking forward to seeing many of them return when the […]

PHRASE OF THE WEEK: ‘from scratch’

17th March 2020 If you do something from scratch, it means from the start of the process without anything which already exists. Jane: “This ravioli is delicious! Where did you buy it?”Gordon: “I didn’t! I made it myself from scratch.” #HilderstoneExperience #hilderstonephraseoftheweek

PHRASE OF THE WEEK: ‘piece of cake’

9th March 2020 If something is very easy, you can describe it as a piece of cake. Yu-Ting: “I’m very worried about my exam. It’s going to be really hard.”Ali: “Don’t worry. You’ve studied so hard it will be a piece of cake!” #HilderstoneExperience #hilderstonephraseoftheweek