I’m Miori. I’m from Japan. I’ve been here for 2 weeks. I’m having fun studying English at Hilderstone College. I’m always disappointed by my English skill, but I wouldn’t have this experience in Japan. So, I have to keep studying English everyday! Also, my dream was to study in England, so I’m really happy to be here! I can’t see views like this in Japan. I like walking around […]
Hi! I am Chiara. This is my sixth week here and I am having a great experience. With Hilderstone College I have been on some excursions, and I really enjoyed those. Two weeks ago I went to Leeds Castle, a beautiful building with a big and lovely garden. Here there is a wide variety of […]
We are delighted to announce the launch of two brand new Hilderstone College promotional videos (90-second montage and 3-minute video with student interviews and comments). The videos were filmed in Broadstairs this summer with the participation of staff and students. We hope you like them and welcome your comments! See the shorter, ‘montage’ video here. […]
What is the correct preposition for each gap? 1) If you’re walking _____ the post office on your way to work, could you buy me some stamps? 2) He got ____ the bus in the High Street and bought a return ticket. 3) I broke my arm falling _____ my horse. 4) I’ve worked at […]
Can you correct the mistakes in these sentences? 1) ‘Oh no! I’ve forgotten my lunch money!’ ‘Don’t worry – I’m going to lend you some.’ 2) It rains really heavily at the moment. 3) I lived here for five years now. 4) This house built in the 18th century. 5) The price of the course […]
Can you add the correct prefix to these adjectives/verbs? Examples: DISagree UNimportant INcomplete 1) _____conscious 2) _____mature 3) _____popular 4) _____reliable 5) _____respect 6) _____sense 7) _____loyal 8) _____decisive 9) _____polite 10) _____logical Answers below.
‘by and large’ In general; when everything is considered.
‘get your skates on’ (informal, British English) = Hurry up
‘off-the-cuff’ Not prepared in advance (e.g. a remark)
‘bear (bore/born(e)) the brunt of something’ Suffer the main effects or force of something unpleasant