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Student group visits to local businesses

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 […]

Short story by Ulrike Eisner

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 […]

QUIZ OF THE WEEK commencing 4th March 2019: UK cities

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?

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 […]

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, […]