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Chiara, our student services coordinator: “I help students to find homestay accommodations”

  Name: Chiara Age: 28 years old Nationality: Italian Mother tongue: Italian Studies: “Bachelor degree in Italian literature.” Job at EC London: “Student services coordinator. I help students to find homestay accommodations and I deal with different issues related to host families. I also sometimes take students to musicals. The last musical I saw with some … Read more

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British English vs. American English (part 2)

Dates, numbers, weights, money and spelling in British English and American English…what a confusion! Let’s be honest, when you are in your country, counting and measuring is usually a simple activity that you do on a daily basis, however, abroad it can often be complicated. This is easily confirmed by our students of ESOL in … Read more

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British English vs. American English

“England and America are two countries separated by a common language.” — George Bernard Shaw   Our students of ESOL in London well know that learning English is not always easy, especially when it presents many distinctions between the vocabulary used in the UK and US. Not only are different words used to express the same … Read more

Easter Holiday: “We wish you a happy Easter!”

On Sunday 5th April, many of our students of ESOL in London are going to celebrate Easter, one of the most important holidays of the Christian calendar. Why do we celebrate it? Some people, especially those who are not Christians, may not be aware of the fact that Easter day is a holiday celebrating the … Read more