Blog Helps Language Students Discover London
Every year thousands of language students flock to London to learn the language and discover the UK capital. Outside of the traditional classroom online forums are now helping students to find their way around the city, make new friends and continue learning once school time is over.
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Many London based language school, such as St George International (SGI) use blogs to keep students up to date with local and national news, post important information and offer a forum for social interaction. The SGI English Blog has just received a massive face-lift and has been re-launched as a fun and informative way to continue learning after lessons are done. The multi-media site is packed full of helpful tips and exercises that draw on London events to encourage students to practice their grammar and vocabulary skills. Daily news posts also keep students up to date with current affairs.
The Student Life in London section of the blog informs visitors about the schools busy social programme. Through tips and reviews of where to go and what to see in the capital, students can discover London and its fascinating sights, history and nightlife. Weekly organised trips include a historical element such as a guided tour through a part of the city or a visit to a museum, followed by drinks in a local pub and a theatre show or meal at one of the capital’s diverse restaurants. Visitors to the site can keep abreast of the school’s busy social calendar and leave comments on their favourite things.
The IELTS score is important to most students learning English and practicing your classroom skills online is bound to help. The St George blog is actually one of the best-known resources for information about how to improve your score. A series of posts from both teachers and other students about how to get better results in the IELTS speaking test has sparked off a vibrant dialogue. Indeed, since the discussion on IELTS began on the school’s blog there have been over 8,000 hits a month to the site.
St George International is a small language school based in the Central London district of Marylebone. It has been open since 1962 and offers a diverse range of English language and Foreign Languages courses. The school also offers residential courses where students get the chance to stay in the quaint market town of Winchester.
For students looking to gain further language skills before a trip to Europe, German lessons London are a good option. Or if you’re looking for a pre-holiday Spanish course London to Spain will be a breeze after brushing up on your Spanish at the language school.