Practise your tenses! These sentences all have a mistake with tense/form usage. Can you correct them? 1) He sat down, exhausted. He had a terrible day at work. 2) Do you need anything? I will go to the shops. 3) This time next week, I will lie on the beach in Spain. I can’t wait […]
floods of tears emphasising that somebody is crying with great intensity because they were very upset.
Why choose to study in Broadstairs? Broadstairs is easily accessible to: London, Europe, major airports and public transport links. Broadstairs has: beautiful sandy beaches,water sports, coastal walks and cycle paths, traditional seaside charm. Broadstairs has: history, quirky shops, a fishing harbour, coffee shops, bars, ice cream parlours. Broadstairs has: entertainment, sports, a social scene, annual […]
Are you thinking about joining our team of homestay hosts? One of our regular homestay providers, Annie, writes here about her family’s experience of welcoming our students into their home. ‘We have been homestay hosts at Hilderstone College for nearly 2 years, since we moved to Broadstairs. Our students have invariably been friendly, mature, engaged […]
A cultural experience Worried about staying with a homestay host? Living with a homestay host is an important part of the Hilderstone experience. It will give you an opportunity to find out about the British way of life and to practise the English you learn. We select our homestay hosts very carefully. our Accommodation and […]
These are all anagrams for words that describe books.Can you work out what they are and put the letters in the correct order? 1) RLTIHERL2) VELNO3) KONHBOAD4) BKPAERPAC5) NCITRAODIY6) OODKBUIGE7) KTXBOETO8) GIABRAPOUHTOY
It was International Women’s Day last Friday, so in belated honour of this important day, we’re going to test your knowledge of female nouns! Many jobs no longer use a specific female form nowadays – for example, we tend to use ‘actor’ for both genders (instead of ‘actress’ for women), and the same with ‘flight […]
A large ditch attempt/effort A final try, after many failures, to achieve something difficult
25th March 2019 Say something tongue in cheek / Make a tongue in cheek remark or comment Say something that you want people to understand is a joke, even though you seem to be serious.
This is a beautiful story written by one of our current German university course students. It’s charming, but has a topical message too. Many thanks to Ulrike for taking the time to write it and share it with us. SHOOTING STARS UNDERNEATH THE CHERRY TREE When Pizza woke up, he was alone. The sky was […]