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Why Is Having Fun Such an Essential Part of Intensive English Training?

March 16, 2018
Learning English as an adult takes time and practice, which is a big part of why ESL courses can be so effective. English language schools help you learn how to speak, listen, write, and read well in English, and make real progress toward fluency. Quickly…

4 Unusual Attractions to Explore When You Study English in San Francisco

February 16, 2018
Once you’ve admired the Golden Gate Bridge, toured Alcatraz, and seen many of the top attractions the city has to offer, you might want to visit some more unusual sites. Fortunately, there are plenty of them in San Francisco! San Francisco is a place unlike…

Why Immersion Is so Important to Success in Intensive English Studies

January 22, 2018
Have you ever heard the English expression ‘practice makes perfect’? It means that constant practice is the best way to learn a new skill. It’s an approach that is known to work well in ESL education, and one of the reasons why immersion is so…

Here's How You Can Celebrate Thanksgiving When You Study English in the USA

November 16, 2017
One of the reasons why students love studying English in the United States is that it offers the opportunity to make new friends and discover a new culture. You won’t just practice your English—you’ll also get to taste delicious new foods, try new activities, and…

3 Fun Halloween Activities to Try While Taking English Classes in California

October 19, 2017
Many Americans love celebrating Halloween, which occurs every year on October 31st. Near the end of October, it is common to see people of all ages wearing costumes, carving pumpkins, and doing other fun Halloween activities. If you’re planning to study English in California, you’ll…

Essential Study Skills for Students Starting Their Intensive English Training

September 21, 2017
Learning English can be a fun experience, and easier than you might think. At top ESL schools, supportive instructors help students understand classroom material, and are ready to answer any questions they might have. Fun activities outside of class also help students practice their English….

How ESL Courses Help Students Beat Language Learning Plateaus

August 17, 2017
It can be exciting to start learning English. Some students quickly learn new words and grammar, and expect that this fast rate of progress will continue. As people learn more and more, though, it is common for this learning to slow down a bit. Sometimes,…

What to Look for When Choosing an ESL School in the USA

July 13, 2017
Studying English abroad can be the experience of a lifetime. You can meet other students from around the world, experience another culture, and gain language skills that will allow you to take your career to new heights. Choosing a top ESL school will help you…

What to Pack for your Stay in Berkeley and the San Francisco Bay Area

June 15, 2017
Travelling to study in Berkeley, California is very exciting, but you want to make sure you have everything you need when you go. It’s a lot more fun to study and explore in a new place when you have the right supplies! Wondering what you…

ESI Teacher Stories: Meet the Teachers You'll Have When You Study English in California

May 18, 2017
When you go to English as a second language school, the teachers you have for your classes are a big part of what makes the experience so special. The right teacher can help you gain confidence in your English skills, teach you helpful techniques for…

 




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