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Dos and Don’ts of CV Writing
Wed, 2018-02-14 23:57

Are you planning to look for a job in the UK? Recruiters may have just a few seconds to scan your CV so it is vital that yours stands out from the rest. Here are some tips on how to produce a profe...

3 Things to Avoid when Introducing Yourself at a Social Gathering
Thu, 2018-02-08 15:51

Introducing yourself is usually the first thing you learn to do in English, but it can remain a difficult task, even for high-level learners since it involves...

Classic British Movies That Everyone Should Watch
Mon, 2018-01-15 15:13

We’ve picked out some classic British movies that we think should be part of everyone’s lives, especially when they are learning English as a foreign language!

Here are our favourite movies,...

Top 10 Must-See British Landmarks
Wed, 2018-01-03 16:43

For a relatively small country, there are a lot of historical UK landmarks and beautiful landscapes to visit. To get started, here is a list of 10 of the top sites.


1) Stonehenge...

Talking About Your Friends and Family in English
Fri, 2017-12-22 11:48

Talking about your friends and family is a great way to make new friends and establish common ground. Being a topic that is both fun and enjoyable, it also helps create a positive atmosphere betwee...

English Sayings You'll Only Hear in the UK
Tue, 2017-12-05 10:12

We often hear someone say: ​"I’m gutted."
Do you know what it means?

As someone learning English as a second language, you will usually only be taught to speak the language 'c...

SGI xmas card
Tue, 2017-11-28 12:05

When learning English, it is a great idea to practise your writing skills in different ways. From writing letters and postcards to typing emails and text messages, there are many different ways to...

Fun English Songs to sing to your kids
Thu, 2017-10-26 12:44

Learning a new language when you are an adult can be a challenge. If English is not your first language, you could need lessons in order to be able to speak it fluently. Thankfully, there are many...

The World’s Favourite English Pop Songs
Fri, 2017-10-20 14:59

Everybody loves pop music. Even if it’s not your particular music preference, you’ll still find yourself singing along to pop hits, past and present. Chances are that at least one of the songs on t...

Learning English from The Greatest Film
Fri, 2017-10-13 16:54

We love encouraging our students to find alternative ways to bolster their English language skills outside the classroom. One way in which people like to learn foreign languages is by watching film...


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