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Tag: Language

Teacher Sue’s trip to Russia, January 2019

Recently one of our teachers, Sue, was invited to teach a small group of teenagers in St Petersburg, Russia, on a trip organised by Perspective Language School. Here is Sue’s account of her trip, with some great photos. Hi everyone, my name’s Sue and I am one of the teachers at Hilderstone College. I have […]

Lynne Hoenes, our Head of Marketing, talks about meeting our partners abroad.

A part of my role as Head of Marketing is to attend workshops and exhibitions designed to meet new educational tour operators.  These events are a wonderful opportunity to meet new partners from around the world – all in one room! I pre-make appointments and at the event, each educational tour operator comes to my table […]

FREE ARRIVAL TRANSFER OFFER EXTENDED until January 2019

We are pleased to announce that the FREE ARRIVAL TRANSFER offer will be extended for courses starting before 31 January 2019. This may be by shuttle bus or by taxi, depending on flight time and which London airport. The promotion will be available for all new individual enrolments on courses starting before 31 January 2019. […]

QUIZ OF THE WEEK commencing 8th October 2018: Phrasal verbs with UP

Can you put the correct verbs in the gaps in these sentences? 1) Can you buy some more kitchen paper? I’ve ______ it all up. 2) This question is just too difficult – I ______ up! 3) Please can you ______ up your room? It’s a mess! 4) Sam was very late arriving at the […]

QUIZ OF THE WEEK commencing 01 October 2018: IDIOMS

Can you choose the correct response in each case, from a – h? 1) Don’t tell anyone – it’s a secret!  2) How do you know about his new job? 3) What’s her brother’s name? 4) Did you catch the train? 5) I’ve got some juicy gossip for you! 6) Do you fancy a coffee? […]

QUIZ OF THE WEEK commencing 24th September 2018: ARTICLES

Put a/an/the/- into each gap. 1) Excuse me! Is there _____ supermarket near here? 2) I’m going to _____ supermarket. Do you want anything? 3) I go to _____ church every Sunday. 4) There’s a concert at _____ church tomorrow evening. 5) I work as _____ teacher. 6) _____ teacher told us to be quiet. […]

QUIZ OF THE WEEK commencing 17th September 2018: GRAMMAR

Some grammar for you this week! Can you add the MISSING word in each sentence? 1) When I walking down the street, I saw my sister. 2) I lived here since I was 10 years old. 3) We were chatting to Peter, and he told he was a teacher. 4) If he doesn’t arrive soon, […]

QUIZ OF THE WEEK commencing 10th September 2018: SHOPPING

Summer is officially over – but the good news is that there are lots of sales in the shops! You can buy almost anything in a supermarket these days, but do you know the name of the specialist shops for these items or services? Example: fish and seafood – A FISHMONGER’S 1) fruit and vegetables […]

QUIZ OF THE WEEK 3rd September 2018: BRITAIN QUIZ

This week it’s another of our occasional quizzes on Britain. Do you know the answer to these questions? 1) What is Ben Nevis? 2) What kind of books did Agatha Christie write? 3) What happened in 1066? 4) How many wives did Henry VIII have? 5) What is the largest city in Scotland? 6) What […]