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QUIZ of the WEEK

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 […]

Pre-University and IELTS preparation courses

PRE-UNIVERSITY AND IELTS PREPARATION COURSE The perfect language course for IELTS preparation and successful entry and study at a British university on your chosen course. This course is designed to ensure your English reaches the entry requirement for your chosen university course. It focuses on the key skills you will require to study effectively at […]

BROADSTAIRS – A GREAT PLACE TO STUDY

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 […]

Hilderstone College – a member of IALC

Hilderstone College is very proud to be a member school of IALC (International Association of Language Centres).  IALC currently has 160 member schools around the world, with a mission to deliver a high-quality learning experience.   Quality is the hallmark of IALC language schools and Hilderstone is fully committed to providing a quality experience for all […]

HOSTING A HILDERSTONE STUDENT

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 […]

STAYING IN HOMESTAY

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 […]

QUIZ OF THE WEEK 25th March 2019: Types of books

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

QUIZ OF THE WEEK commencing 11th March 2019: Female nouns

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 […]