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 […]
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.
Our student group from Italy, studying with us on a work preparation course, visited several local companies last week, including Discovery Park business centre, Waitrose supermarket and Barnsole Vineyard. The students really enjoyed their visits and were very inspired by what they learned. A huge thank you to Think Big Tech, Dover District Chamber of […]
Water under the bridge Problems that a person had in the past which are not problems anymore because they happened a long time ago.
Can you unscramble the letters to name the city?Example: DNOLND = London1) BRHIENDUG2) GMMAIBRNHI3) CSETNARMHE4) EDSLE5) OGLWASG6) FLSBEAT7) FICRADF8) DOFXRO Here are the names of the UK cities: 1) EDINBURGH2) BIRMINGHAM3) MANCHESTER4) LEEDS5) GLASGOW6) BELFAST7) CARDIFF8) OXFORD How did you do?