The New Year is here, 2018 is the time for you to improve your English! Whether you are elementary or even proficient – there are always ways to improve, we have put some of our favourite tips together for you to follow, 12 tips for the 12 months of 2018!Continue Reading –
We are expecting a very busy July which is very good news after the last couple of years, and have limited or no availability for some dates during the summer, details are as follows:
Bournemouth Collegiate School 9th – 23rd July and 23rd July – 6th August
We have some availability forContinue Reading –
Hyperbole /hʌɪˈpəːbəli/ – over exaggerating a statement to emphasise the meaning and purpose of it.
Examples of hyperbole:
“I’ve told you a thousand times.” – this person most likely hasn’t told them one thousand times, but it is used to give a sense of urgency due to the receiver not doing whatContinue Reading –
Christmas is on its way, so here are some wintry words you could use to describe the Christmas period:
Merry – very happy and cheerful.
Snowy – covered with snow.
Festive – relating to a festival, especially Christmas.
Candlelit – lit by a candle or candles.
Mistletoe – a Christmas plant that inspires people to
Here are some great examples of commonly used British colloquialisms/slang that are used all over England:
Chuffed – Proud
“He was chuffed to win the race.”
Fortnight – 2 weeks
“I will see you in a fortnight.”
Tad – a little bit
“She was just a tad smaller than her friend.”
Chap – Male or friend
“He is a
Halloween or Hallowe’en is celebrated across the world on the night of 31st October.
Halloween is thought to have originated from the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain. It was believed by the Celts that on the night of the 31st October, ghosts of their dead would visit the mortal world andContinue Reading –
Having been running for 50 years, Southbourne School of English has been a home and school for many students over the decades. We pride ourselves on our dedication to ensuring that we provide the best education, friendly and warm environment for all of our students. Also, gaining feedback on howContinue Reading –